Categoría: Sports

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P.E.: Rowing in Secondary

P.E.: Rowing in Secondary

Our S1 & S2 students had the opportunity to experience one of the most complete sports of the world, Rowing. A sport with a great historical tradition in the city of Seville. This all took place at the Club Deportivo Remo de Sevilla facilities, located just next to the River Guadalquivir banks near Torre de...

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Wheels Day in Infant 4

Wheels Day in Infant 4

WHEELS DAY Wheels Day was inspired by “This School Year Will be the Best”, the book we read during the month of September in the I4 Yago Book Club. It was great fun and a total success! The star toy was the scooter and some children also brought their roller skates and some brought strollers....

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Todos a hacer Taichi en Yago School

Todos a hacer Taichi en Yago School

Con motivo de la celebración del nuevo año chino en Yago School, en las clases de PE hemos querido trabajar, disfrutar y divertirnos haciendo Tai Chi a la hora de volver a la calma en clase. El Tai Chi es un arte marcial desarrollado en el Imperio de China, que comenzó a practicarse en la Dinastía Liang (año 502-557...

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Athletics and the FUNdamentals

Athletics and the FUNdamentals

The children in Primary 2, 3 and 4 have been focusing one of their three PE lessons a week on athletic movements and something called FUNdamentals. It’s an opportunity for their P.E. teacher to look at the basic movement skills that we take for granted and improve the biomechanics of the movements and actions. Movement...

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Physical Education (P.E.): Acrosport

Physical Education (P.E.): Acrosport

Acrobatic Gymnastic is a sport that consists of three fundamental elements: strength, flexibility and balance. These elements are integrated into choreographies that contain acrobatic positions and body figures. This sport, when undertaken in a school environment under close guidance, as our students of P5 and P6 have been doing, allows the students to develop a...

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Physical Education (P.E.): Yoga

Physical Education (P.E.): Yoga

The Secondary students at Yago School may have youth on their side, but this doesn’t mean their lives are pressure-free. Hours a day sitting at a desk or computer monitor and more hours doing daily school tasks can cause a young body to tense up. If we add the social pressures that they start feeling at...

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P.E.: Rounders, a very English game

P.E.: Rounders, a very English game

As part of the ‘Around the World in English week’ (AWE), some students in the lower Primary school have been learning to play ‘a very English game’, called rounders. Rounders is part of the ‘Striking and Fielding’ family of games, with clear similarities to the American games of Baseball and Softball. In each of these...

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Psicomotricidad en Infant: Escalera de Braquiación

Psicomotricidad en Infant: Escalera de Braquiación

En la clase de Physical Education realizamos actividades de todo tipo, como por ejemplo Taichí, con motivo del nuevo año chino. Hoy os queremos hablar de otra de ellas: la escalera de braquiación. En nuestro colegio internacional trabajamos con ella todo lo que podemos.  ¿La razón? Es una actividad muy divertida para nuestros alumnos y es...

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P.E. in Primary: Netball, balance, body conditioning, strength and flexibility

P.E. in Primary: Netball, balance, body conditioning, strength and flexibility

It has been a very busy start to the term for the students in Primary 2, 3 and 4, during their Physical Education lessons. So far, they have been involved in the following activities: Swimming, Golf, Football, Gymnastics and now they have moved onto Fitness challenges and ‘ball-in-the-hand’ games, for example, Handball and Basketball type...

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Physical Education (P.E.): Improvement of physical capacities

Physical Education (P.E.): Improvement of physical capacities

The Secondary 3 students in Yago School have been learning how to improve their physical capacities by practicing specific exercises during their Physical Education lessons. This week we have centered our attention on improving strength through enjoyable and funny games and exercises. Strength training can be done in a variety of ways, for example, using weights....

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