Friday, 27 July 2012

Netball skills clinic

This week Chloe, Rosie and Tessa ran a netball skills clinic for the students of Middle S. Unfortunately the rain prevented us from holding the clinic outside but this did not faze the girls at all - they organised themselves, their equipment and their activities to be done in the hall.
Here is a slide show of their clinic (some are a bit fuzzy as the class were constantly moving!) and feedback that the students had for each other:

Netball Clinic on PhotoPeach I liked how you worked together and you didn’t t do lots of activities, as they were fun and I learnt new things – Ben
I thought you did really well with the coaching and the choices of activities were good and thumbs up from me. I was also quite a big difference for me because I’m used to playing basketball – Dan
I thought it was fun and I really enjoyed it as I’m used to kicking the ball instead of using my hands. I learnt a lot of new stuff – Gemma
I enjoyed it because I got to learn new skills and I’m not as good at netball - Matt
You did really well and you remembered a lot – Luke
I liked how you weren’t standing around but moving used to places. Some advice is to try not and use the whistle too much. It was quite fun and I enjoyed it – Riley
I thought you did really well and were organised but it would be nice to do some more activities. Great effort! – Amber
I liked how you kept doing activities. You told us what to do before breaking into groups. I liked how you organised it and I liked the activity at the start where we ran with a partner and throw the ball back and forth. Next time it would be good to do more activities – Joe
I liked how you set it up and you told us what to do. I really liked having a shot of netball because I usually play different sports - Ciaran
I thought it was really good and fun (apart from getting hit in the face with the ball) – Nick
I like how you set it up and I had lots of fun – Natasha
Questions for the girls:
Is it hard to be like Jennine, our team coach? – Madeleine (Not really, though sometimes people didn’t listen)
Why did you want to do it? – Joe (we really like netball, we thought it would be fun, we have a few skills and wanted to teach you)
How long did it take to prepare it? – Joe (not very long, just a bit of play or lunch, we organised it on a sheet)
Chloe, Rosie and Tessa said:
We were going to do “golden child outside if it didn’t rain I thought my group was really good. Some people could have paid more attention (Chloe)
I didn’t think anyone mucked around in my group (Rosie)
I thought it was really fun because my group was really good and paid attention and gave their best shot at it. I thought everyone did really good with their listening  (Tessa)


  1. So many wonderful learning opportunities in a short session. well done to everyone involved. School is a different place when we remember we can all be teachers and learners.
    Thanks for sharing

    Mrs C

  2. Well done Tessa, Rosie & Chloe, you looked like you had fun and so did your students. One of the most important things about sport is having fun!
    Keep up the good work Middle S and I look forward to watching more clinics if you run them.

    Jennine McHugh

  3. I LOVED this post. Teachers are learners and students are teachers! It's exciting when students with great skills take responsibility for teaching and organising...I guess there was some entertaining involved as well. I certainly saw lots of engagement and great reflections! Grear work Middles.

    Mrs Yore

  4. I love the idea of students working together and running skill clinics with the class. We learn so much from others and it is good to use the experts in our own class as the teachers.
    Keep up the great work!
    From Miss Dickson


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