Virtual Sports Week 2020
Welcome to Columbus' Virtual Sport Week!
We are very excited to be bringing sports day to your homes this year!
The Sports Competition is in replacement of our usual Olympic Legacy Days and also in celebration of National Sports Week. The virtual Columbus Sports week will commence Monday 22nd June to Friday 26th June. You will have all week to take part in a series of sporting challenges and record your results! There will also be lots of fun activities for you to do such as create your own sports t-shirt and your own sports medal.
All Columbus staff and students can take part and we would love to see your family join in too.
Certificates will be presented for:
- Dream team
The Class that completed the most challenges including the staff
- Sports Super Star
The person that completes the most challenges
- Best Sports Costume
The most creative costume
- Bronze Award
One photo or video uploaded to the Class Dojo of a completed challenge
- Silver Award
Two to Five photos or videos uploaded to the Class Dojo of completed challenges
- Gold Award
Six or more photos or videos uploaded to the Class Dojo of completed challenges
See the 10 'Challenges' and score sheets below you can choose if you would like to do the Advanced or Beginner Challenges. You can also complete the challenge once, or as many times as you like over the course of the week.
Good luck to all participants and we are looking forward to seeing your remarkable performances! Please remember to get lots of photos and videos :)
Click here to see the 10 Challenges and score sheet here
Click here to see the 10 Beginner Challenges and score sheet here
Click here for some Sports Day resources you can do at home:
Click to see all the challenges here! Good Luck
How many Socks can you throw into the washing basket in 1 minute?
Note: The further away you stand from the basket the harder it is!
Watch Amy take on the Challenge!
Can you walk, jog or run for 5 minutes?
Note: You can do more than 5 minutes if you really want a challenge!
How many squats can you do in one minute?
Note: Use a chair to stand up and sit down.
Watch Amy take on the squat challenge!
How long can you balance a book on your head for?
Note: Make it harder and try on one leg!
How many sock bounces can you do in a minute? (use a frying pan or a tennis racket)
Note: If this is difficult for you, see if a friend can help steady your hand
Watch Nikki give the Challenge a go!
Complete a dance routine - try just dance on youtube or a tik tok!
Note: Put on a funky outfit, there will be a prize for the best fancy dress!
Create your own obstacle course and complete it 3 times
Note: Use household items to create it, the most adventurous wins a prize!
How many laps of your lounge can you do balancing an egg on a spoon!
Note: If you are worried about the egg breaking use a pair of socks or a lime/lemon instead.
Make a paper aeroplane and see how far you can throw it!
Football Challenges -
Choose one or more of James Football Challenges to complete
Videos of James taking on the challenges!
Here are the beginner challenges! Good Luck everyone! Remember to share your photos on Class Dojo.
Challenge 1. Grasp and drop 5 pairs of socks into a basket, bowl, cup
Note: Stretch side to side, use both hands, reach over your midline, reach high and low and practice them grasping and releasing skills.
Challenge 2. How many laps can you complete in 5 to 10 minutes
Note: You could do this in various places such as yoru lounge, the driveway, the street or at the local park. Try using one of the following walk, jog, walker, tricycle, wheelchair
Challenge 3. Family Nature Challenge! How many natural objects can you reach out and collect or explore on your walk?
Note: Take some photos of the objects you find
Challenge 4. Set your own physio challenge suited to you!
Note: Some ideas:
Can you sit cross legged with support (or independently)
Can you sit on a bench with support
How many times can you sit to stand
Can you reach for the sky 10 times
How many times can you bend and stretch those legs
Can you roll onto your tummy and then onto your back
Challenge 5. Balloon Tennis
Note: Play with your family members. Can you reach out and touch the balloon? Can you trask the balloon as it moves through the air? Can you keep the balloon off of the floor?
Challenge 6. Complete a dance routine. Use Just Dance or Tik Tok.
Note: Put on a funky outfit and move your body! Best outfit gets a prize - use ribbons, homemade instruments or scarfs to make it super fun!
Challenge 7. Create your own obstacle race. Complete 3 times
Note: Use household items to create i.e. travel under a blanket, travel over a bump, salom around the toilet rolls! Get creative
Challenge 8. Homemade Bowling
Note: Create a makeshift bowling ramp (could use boxes) and knock down some house hold items (tins, cups, etc)
Challenge 9. Put some objects in a bowl of water and see if you can explore them
Note: Practice your grasping skills to get them out of the bowl
Challenge 10. Football Challenges - get them legs moving
Note: Work on your leg stretches, try to knockdown items usch as water bottles, tins, skittles, toilet rolls, etcs)