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Sports Day 2020

Monday 13th July 2020  Sports Day

We are pleased to announce that you can join in with Orchard's Sports Day 2020 from home!

While children in school will be competing on Monday 13th July, you can also have a go at challenges at home.

For your chance to win prizes, complete the attached score sheet with your best attempts and email them to Mr Saville: 

Please send in your entries by 12pm noon on Wednesday 15th July 2020.

Good luck! 


1. 30 Second Speed Bounce

Find 3/4 shoes and line them up. Jump from side to side across the line of shoes as many times as you can in 30 seconds. You will need: 3/4 shoes and a stopwatch.

2. 30 Second Star Jumps

How many star jumps can you do in 30 seconds? You will need a stopwatch.

3. 30 Second Skipping

How many skips can you do over a jump rope in 30 seconds? You will need a skipping rope and a stopwatch. (If you haven't got a rope, try jumping on the spot for 30 seconds)

4. 30 Second Cushion Touches

Set up two cushions 2 to 3 metres apart and start standing in the middle of them. Move side to side, touching the cushions as many times as you can in 30 seconds. You will need 2 cushions and a stopwatch. 

5. In the Hoop

Place a hoop (or make a circle target) on the ground. Find a rolled up pair of socks and stand 5 big steps back from the the target. How many times can you land the socks in the target area? Have 10 attempts. You will need a hoop/make a circular target and a rolled up pair of socks

6. Hit the Target

Find a target (bin/chair/stool for example) and a pair of rolled up socks. Stand 10 big steps away from the target. How many times can you hit the target with the pair of socks? Have 10 attempts. You will need a target and a rolled up pair of socks.

7. Keepy Uppys

Find an object you think you could hit repeatedly in the air without it touching the ground (football/ tennis ball/ pair of rolled up socks/ loo roll for example). Use a body part of your choice (hand/foot) or a bat/racket to see how many times you can touch your object to keep it from touching the ground. You will need something to keep up with your hand/foot/bat/racket.

8. Stork Stand

Stand on one leg, with your other foot against your standing leg's knee. Place your arms out to the side for balance. How long can you hold this position? You will need somewhere that has level grounding.


Score Sheet


Please be safe doing the activities and make sure speak to your parents before you throw any socks at things! 

If you get take any video footage of your child doing any of the challenges and don't mind it being shared on social media, please email to Mr Saville. 

Good luck and have a lovely Summer Holiday!

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