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Challenges, Records and Personal Bests

Central to the Olympic and Paralympic Games is the concept of overcoming challenge and doing one's best. This theme offers an opportunity to explore challenge on many levels.

From engaging in challenging activities in a physical environment to learning about the challenges faced by others, this theme has great depth.

How this theme links to the 8 National Strands

 

Case Studies

View our case studies relating to this learning theme.

 

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Title: After School Sports Club

Date: Oct, 2010

Summary: Each of the five groups of undergraduates was guided and provided with resources and academic support to plan, manage, lead and record evidence of the session.

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Title: Stack with PRIDE

Date: Sep, 2010

Summary: Create a fun competition for our KS1 students to learn about the Olympic and Paralympic values.

The Canterbury High School

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Title: Raise Your Game 2012

Date: May, 2010

Summary: Using the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Sport Basketball to develop literacy and numeracy across the campus.

Valence Sports College

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Title: The 5 Ring Challenge

Date: May, 2010

Summary: To involve the Whole school, students and staff in 5 challenges between February 2010 and July 2012

Folkestone Academy

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Title: Street Theatre workshops and performance

Date: Apr, 2010

Summary: We wanted to teach the pupils some street theatre techniques and apply what was learnt in rehearsal to a performance for the general public.

St. Mildred's Primary Infant School, Broadstairs

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Title: Pattern through Gymnastics

Date: Sep, 2009

Summary: To develop a routine which showed pattern through movement.

Upton Junior School, Broadstairs, Kent

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Title: 2012 Inspired Art Project

Date: Aug, 2009

Summary: We wanted to give Year 6 pupils, who were gifted & talented in art, an opportunity to take part in a project that would enrich and extend their learning.

Bromstone Primary School, Broadstairs, Kent

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Title: 2012 Get Set!

Date: Aug, 2009

Summary: We wanted to encourage a small group of gifted and talented children to develop their literacy skills.

Upton Junior School, Broadstairs, Kent

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Title: 2012 Our Personal Best

Date: Aug, 2009

Summary: We wanted to create a film that incorporated the themes our personal best, 2012 Olympics and pattern.

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