Road to Rio Festival

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Year 5 primary school students participated in a Road to Rio festival at Kingsbury High School on Tuesday 7th June.

Students from Fryent, Kingsbury Green and Oliver Goldsmith primary schools had the chance to try Tennis, Golf and Seated Volleyball – sports which will all feature in this year’s Olympic and Paralympic games.

The festival was led fantastically by Kingsbury High School’s Year 9 & 10 Sports Leaders who rotated participants through each activity explaining the rules as they went to ensure the event was a success.

The Olympic games begin on Friday 5th August and finish on Sunday 21st August. The Paralympic games run from Wednesday 7th September to Sunday 18th September.

Kingsbury Jump Off for the British Heart Foundation

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On Tuesday 9th June 2015, Kingsbury High School hosted the Kingsbury Jump Off to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

Year 5 students from Oliver Goldsmith Primary School received training in basic skipping skills prior to the event and then took part in a two hour sponsored skip-a-thon on the day. Lead by Kingsbury High School’s Year 7, Year 9 and Year 10 Sports Leaders, the Year 5 students rotated through skipping stations learning various techniques and exercises at each stop.

The money raised will help fund essential research into the causes and treatment of heart disease, patient care and support.

The Big Dance Pledge

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On Friday 15th May Year 7 and 9 Dance and Music ambassadors from Kingsbury High lead 60 students from Oliver Goldsmith Primary School in the Big Dance Pledge. The Big Dance Pledge happens all over the world to get everyone involved in dance and exercise. The Kingsbury High ambassadors did an excellent job in learning and then teaching the primary school students dance routines and musicality. To end the day, students performed the choreography in front of 80 Year 9 students.

Year 9 student, Jumana Elsheikh Ali, said “I really enjoyed passing on my passion for dance to the primary students.”

Bronze Young Ambassadors Workshop

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On Wednesday 02 May 2012, Year 10 ‘adiStar’ Young Ambassador students, Alisha Dhillon and Samad Rizvi, organised a workshop to upskill a new tier of ‘Bronze Ambassadors’ students from primary schools.

The role of a Young Ambassador involves increasing participation in school sport and PE, promoting active and healthy lifestyles and spreading the word of the Olympic and Paralympic values of, Personal excellence, Respect, Friendship, Inspiration, Determination, Courage and Equality.

Students from Kingsbury Green Primary School, Roe Green Junior School and Oliver Goldsmith Primary School attended the workshop. The students will be holding assemblies and competitions in their schools to help inspire others to take part.

[text by Ms High; photographs by Camille]

Primary School Sports Festival

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On Thursday 2nd February 2012 Kingsbury High School’s Year 10 Sports Leadership group held a festival for Year 2 pupils in Kingsbury High Schools’ feeder primary schools. As part of their Sports Leadership Level One course, the group planned and led a variety of multi-skills activities which enabled the younger pupils to develop fundamental movement and sport skills, such as agility, balance, co-ordination, catching and throwing.

Over 200 pupils attended from Fryent Primary School, Oliver Goldsmith Primary School, Roe Green Junior School, Kingsbury Green Primary School and St. Robert Southwell Catholic Primary School.