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Danesholme Junior Academy

Extra-curricular opportunities/sporting competitions 2016/17

A range of extra-curricular clubs  have been delivered throughout the year by staff from the Academy.

The Academy also commissions Pacesetter Sports to delivered additional clubs which further enhances the extra-curricular provision and opportunities for pupils. Parents are asked to make a small contribution and pupil premium children can access the Pacesetter Sports clubs for free.

Academy Clubs
Year Group
Number of pupils attending

Boys’ Football

Year 5 / 6

20 pupils

Girls’ Football

Year 5 / 6

20 pupils

Netball

Year 5 / 6

30 pupils

Dance

Year 3 / 4

30 pupils

Hockey

Year 3 / 4

15 pupils

Pacesetter Clubs
Year Group
Number of pupils attending

Football

Year 3 / 6

10 pupils

Gymnastics

Year 3 / 6

15 pupils

Olympics

Year 3 / 6

10 pupils

The Academy believes in the value of pupils experiencing and participating in competitive sport. Alongside the physical benefits, pupils have the opportunity to improve their leadership skills, resilience and communication, coupled with enhancing their social, emotional and cultural development.

Date
Competition
Venue

September 2016

Cross Country

Year 3 / 6

West Glebe Park

 

September 2016

Football Festival

Year 5 / 6

Kingswood Secondary Academy

October 2016

Olympics

Year 3 / 6

Danesholme Junior Academy

November  2016

Girls’ Football Festival

Year 5 / 6

Kingswood Secondary Academy

December 2016

Basketball

Year 3 / 6

Danesholme Junior Academy

February 2017

Tag Rugby

Year 3 / 6

Danesholme Junior Academy

March 2017

Tennis

Year 3 / 6

Danesholme Junior Academy

March 2017

Dance Festival

Year 3

Kingswood Secondary Academy

May 2017

Aussie rules

Year 3 / 6

Danesholme Junior Academy

June 2017

GAT Indoor Athletics

Year 5 / 6

Braunstone Arena Leicester

June 2017

Town Sports

Year 3 / 6

Corby Athletics Stadium

July 2017

Athletics

Year 3 / 6

Danesholme Junior Academy