Hello and welcome to our Virtual Sports Day!

This event will be taking place on Saturday 30th May at 10am-12pm.

Please click on the link below for more information from Mr Lamont about how the day will run.

 

The 8 Challenges!

If competitiors wish, Challenges 1 and 8 can be completed prior to Sports Day. Challenges 2 and 7 should be completed between 10am and 12pm on Saturday 30 May.

1) Captain Tom Moore challenge- get moving like Captain Tom!

Competitors have 30 minutes to see what distance they can walk, jog or run! Take a screen shot of the time and distance you achieve and attach it to your event form. The clan with the furthest distance wins the challenge!

 

To submit your results for the above event please click here

 

2) Standing Long Jump- toilet roll edition

Competitors will each attempt the standing long jump in line with an unravelled toilet roll. Once you have completed each jump you must count the number of squares from the starting position. The number of squares that are counted is the distance which will then be recorded. Competitors can have up to 5 attempts. Each distance will be recorded and then the cumulative total for all 5 jumps must then be added into the event form. The clan which manages to jump the furthest overall wins the challenge!

 

To submit your results for the above event please click here

 

3) Sit tight, this won’t last forever!

This is a wall sit challenge. Competitors must time how long they can maintain the correct wall sit position for without altering position or giving in by sitting down/ standing up. Each individual time will be added up and the clan with the longest wall sit duration wins the challenge!

 

To submit your results for the above event please click here

 

4) Flatten the curve! – this is a plank challenge

Competitors must time how long they are able to maintain the correct plank position for. They should aim to keep their body as straight as possible and to flatten the curve. Each individual time will be added up and the clan with the longest plank duration wins the challenge!

 

To submit your results for the above event please click here

 

5) Target practice

For this challenge you will need a rolled up pair of socks and a toilet roll. To begin, stand in line with the toilet roll and measure back a distance equal to your age. For example, if you are 12 years old stand at least 12 foot lengths from the target. Mark where you have measured to. You now have 60 seconds to see how many times you can hit the target (toilet roll) with the pair of socks from the line that you have marked. After each attempt you must retrieve the pair of socks and retreat back to the line to have another go. This is a test of speed, throwing and accuracy. The number of successful throws each student gets will be added up and the clan with the highest number of successful throws will win the challenge!

 

To submit your results for the above event please click here

 

6) How fast can you go – Speed Bounce

For this challenge competitors will need two toilet rolls. Place the toilet rolls side by side, competitors will then have 60 seconds to see how many times they can jump back and forth over the toilet rolls. Each individual score will be added up and then the clan with the highest cumulative total will win the challenge!

 

To submit your results for the above event please click here

 

7) There are always ups and downs – Keepy-Up Challenge

Competitors will count how many times they can keep an object off the ground for. Competitors can use a wide variety of equipment for this challenge. A few ideas could be a football, tennis racket and ball, hockey stick and ball and even a frying pan and a rolled up pair of socks! Competitors will get 60 seconds to see how many times they can keep the object in the air for. If the object hits the ground then pick it up and continue on the total you left of at. Each individual score will be added up and then the clan with the highest cumulative total will win the challenge!

 

To submit your results for the above event please click here

 

8) Dress to impress – Show your clan support

For the last challenge we would like you get a little creative. We would like to take family picture, in this picture we would like all members of your family to get dressed up in your clan colours. The more colour on show the better. Photos can be submitted up until 30 minutes before the end of sports day. Judge Wilkie will decide what clan has the greatest show of support.

To submit your results for the above event please click here

 

Live Stream 

On the day, you will be able to follow a live stream with Mr Lamont and Mr Wilkie by clicking on the live stream link below:

LIVE STREAM

Here is a timetable of the live stream:

10.00-10.15 – Introduction and welcome to Sports Day
10.15-10.30 – Staff Challenge #2
10.30-10.45 – Q&A with former Scotland Rugby Captain Kelly Brown
10.45-11.00 – Staff Challenge #3
11.00-11.15 – Q&A with Olympic Swimmer Amy Smith
11.15-11.30 -Staff Challenge #4
11.30-11.45 – Q&A with Zoe Clark Olympic 400m runner
11.45-12.00 – Results discussion

 

Scoring

For all events there will be bonus points on offer for the best individual performances. 1 BP will be awarded for the best individual performance.

If a competitor produces an exceptional performance then they will receive an additional 5 BP.

For all events we will be encouraging competitors to send in video clips of themselves. For every video that is sent in that competitor will receive 1 BP for their clan.

For each individual event the scoring for the Clan scores will be as follows:
1st=100 points
2nd: 80 points
3rd= 60 points
4th = 40 points

By implementing these scoring systems we are predominately promoting inclusiveness of a clan competition but we are also rewarding those pupils who are still wanting a little more of a competitive element.

 

Health and Safety Tips!

Before taking part in this fantastic event, we want you to be ready to take part in each challenge. Please listen to these useful health and safety tips:

Health and Safety Tips from Albyn School on Vimeo.

 

Have a great time and good luck 🙂

If you have any questions about our Virtual Sports Day, please contact Mr Lamont on J.Lamont@albynschool.co.uk

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