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Game On at Farnborough Primary School
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Farnborough Primary School
Farnborough Primary School, in Bromley, Kent, have been part of The Skills Builder Partnership since 2018. Students have been working together to develop their eight Essential Skills using the six principles and Challenge Days.
Game On
Over the course of the day, students used their Teamwork skills to design a brand-new sport that would appeal to a wide audience. By looking at current, popular sports, the learners developed an understanding of how surfaces, equipment and people affect gameplay. They also considered how inspiration drawn from their own hobbies, interests and imagination could be added to original ideas to create something truly unique! Throughout the day, teams also considered how sports can not only challenge a player's physical ability but also put their essential skills to the test, such as Aiming High and Staying Positive. At the end of the day each team used their Presenting skills to share their new sport to the rest of their class, who then voted on the best idea.
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Our logo is bees because they have to work together in a colony. The most difficult thing about Teamwork was getting everyone to agree. We voted on ideas or tried to persuade our team to use our idea, but sometimes we had to just Stay Positive!
Year 6 Child
I made a football game. My friend made it with me. It was fun!
Reception Child
The children and staff really enjoyed the day!