Ysgol Stanwell School

Archer Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, CF64 2XL

What is 5×60?

Posted on: Friday 10th January 2020

5×60 is an initiative that is all about getting more young people more active more often, by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes, five days a week and enjoy it! The 5×60 activities in school form part of the school extra-curricular timetable and are organised by the Vale of Glamorgan Council Sports & Play Development team. The activities are free to participate in and everybody is welcome to attend – it does not matter about sporting ability – the clubs are a chance to have fun, take part in some physical activity, make new friends etc…

The activities are organised by the sports development team (Healthy Living Officer) and the school has their own Activity Co-ordinator (who is part of the Sports & Play Development Team) who helps deliver activities, as well as external sports coaches who come in to deliver specific activities. Some of the new and additional activities 5×60 has brought to the school include trampolining, street dance, yoga, girls football, fitness with activities changing each term! There are also opportunities outside of school which we promote to pupils – it’s about trying to offer a range of activities that young people want and at times that they can attend!

We always want to hear from pupils what sports they would like to see on the extra-curricular timetableas we know that if we want to get more pupils to more clubs then we need to put on activities pupils want.

If parents / carers would like more information about the scheme or about their child taking part in activities please contact the Active Young People Officer on 01446 704808 or email: rlshepherd@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

To see the Spring timetable please click here

Also you can visit out 5×60 page which is full of extra information by clicking here

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