Living for Sport Programme – Summer Term 2016
On Thursday 16 June, Hasland Hall Community School was fortunate enough to host a visit from former international tennis player, Anna Fitzpatrick, as part of the Living for Sport Programme.
During the first session, Anna worked with a group of Year 7 and Year 8 students. She introduced the students to 6 keys to success; mental toughness, hunger to achieve, people skills, sports and life knowledge, breaking barriers and planning for success, and she explained how these relate to success in sport and in life beyond sport.
The group investigated these keys to success through a mixture of theory and practical activities.
The second session involved the Year 8 and Year 9 Super Stars group. In this session, the group investigated ways that they could use spare time to complete constructive activities which would enable them to achieve their goals. They also examined the team of people around them who will help them to be successful. They went on to develop a leadership theme and planned short sessions which they would deliver in the final session of the day.
“It was good,” said Ellie and “Really enjoyable,” added Elizabeth. “We’ve worked with other athletes through the programme,” said Eloise, “but, as a tennis pro, Anna put a different spin on it.”
The day culminated in an active session in which the group rotated around 8 different activity stations, all led by the members of the Super Stars group.
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A new Community Choir, meeting every Tuesday from 7.00pm to 8.30pm at the school, is soon to be launched. The aim is to bring together people from the community who would like to share the enjoyment of singing together.
The first gathering will take place on Tuesday 28 November in the Music block. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact the school on 01246 273985 or by email: email@example.com.
The Carol Concert will take place on Monday 18 December at Hasland Methodist Church, commencing at 7.00pm. Tickets are available from the school.
Monday 20 November
Year 11 Trial Exams start
Monday 11 December
Year 8 Reports to Students
Monday 18 December
Tuesday 19 December
Last Day of Term
Tuesday 2 January
Teacher Training Day
Wednesday 3 January
Students Return to School- Term 3
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