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Arno Vale Junior School

PE at Home

Climbing, trampolining, cycling and gardening are just a few of the activities that we've been doing to keep active at home.

Getting in some extra 1-2-1 football training. Fantastic skills - well done!

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Whilst school is temporarily closed, we hope that you are staying healthy, happy and active. 


To support with this, each week we will be sharing activity ideas and personal challenges to keep you and your family moving. Please see the links below for further information. 

Each week we will be setting a new challenge. We invite you to have a go, record your scores and earn rewards.

School Games Activity Programme


The resources below provide ideas for daily activities based on the following themes:


Monday Movers – Physical literacy / skills

Tuesday Challenge – Personal challenge

Wednesday Workout – Links to numeracy and literacy

Thursday Thinking – Problem solving

Friday Fun – Virtual competition


Each activity is designed to last 30 minutes per day (Monday- Friday) and we'll be uploading a new sport each week. 

Virtual Sports Day


Congratulations to everyone who got involved in our Virtual Sports Day.  Over 18 schools across Gedling and Ashfield participated in this virtual competition. There were some great scores and fantastic family efforts.  We were delighted to finish as the top participating school in Gedling and in second place overall. Thank you so much for supporting us! Certificates will be emailed out to everyone who participated very soon.

Isabelle (Y4) and her family enjoyed the Virtual Sports Day. Isabelle was the overall winner in her household after being victorious in two events.

If you didn't get chance to get involved In our Sports Day before but would like to have a go at home with your family there are further details below. 


Virtual Sports Day

There are 5 events to participate in:

1. Speed bounce

2. Shuttle sprint

3. Target throw

4. Standing long jump

5. Obstacle run


The video below explains the 5 events in more detail.

Download our score card and points sheet so you can compete against each other, whatever your age.

Our points sheet is split into three groups KS1, KS2 and adults’ scores, so it is fair for all.

Simply time, measure or count your scores for each of the 5 events and using the points sheet, work out your overall scores.

The family member with the highest scores takes home the Gold Medal!

Enjoy and good luck! 

How are you keeping physically active whilst school is closed?

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