Sport at Michaela
At Michaela, we offer a range of sporting activities. This year pupils will play basketball, netball and take part in a variety of fitness related activities. Whilst we may be limited in not having acres of space, we make the most of our yard and hall facilities.
Pupils are required to wear their sports kit throughout the entire day when they are participating in sport. This means we get to maximise the time spent playing sport rather than wasting 10 min either side getting changed. PE lessons take place once per week.
The vast majority of our sport happens outside. Teachers check the weather forecast each morning and will cancel sport if the weather looks particularly poor. However, if we have made the decision to go ahead and the weather turns, we will remain outside until the end of the session.
Our football and netball teams, the Stoics, play matches against other local schools. Only those pupils who exemplify the values of Michaela are selected for the school team. We place enormous importance upon true teamwork, self-control and personal integrity. Sport at Michaela is about working hard, being kind and supporting each other. The ‘S.T.O.I.C.S’ values are a fundamental part of our sport curriculum. These values are: Sportsmanship, Teamwork, Organisation, Integrity, (self) Control and Stamina.
Pupils also have the option of playing basketball, table tennis and table football at lunch. There are half termly tournaments for this that happen during lunchtime.