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Welcome to QuadKids in London
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What is QuadKids - A nationally proven athletics concept endorsed and supported by England Athletics An inclusive team event of 4 girls and 4 boys primarily for school years 3 to 8 Includes the four core disciplines of running, throwing, jumping and sprinting - hence 'Quad' Athletes' performances are scored against results tables and the team with the highest cumulative points is the winner It's easy to organise (in its simplest form it can be run with just two supervisors), can take place anywhere and doesn't require access to an athletics track It can be run either within a school or club, or even on a virtual league basis It requires a minimum of equipment; Stopwatch, measuring tape, standing long jump mat, 75m & 600m markers, and Vortex Howler throwing implement. QuadKids regional co-ordinators can often help on the day and the QuadKids website is the resource to download results sheets and manuals - just click here website Access to the QuadKids website captures all match performance data and provides a dynamic league table of results It is a simple, effective and inclusive way of getting more children to participate in physical activity, helping LEAs and schools meet their National Curriculum Key Stage 2/3 targets.
QuadKids in actionQuadKids is currently expanding nationally with over 10,000 schools, 100 clubs and 150,000 athletes expected to participate by 2011. QuadKids at school level often works through Partnership Development Managers, Competition Managers and School Sports Co-Ordinators, but also via engaging local athletics clubs and enhancing the valuable school-club bridge, and providing a clear pathway for those children inspired to get more involved.
Benefits to School Sports Development
- Leadership in the introduction and development of the QuadKids concept.
- Simple, quick and reproducible format to introduce athletics into primary schools.
- Contributes to government initiatives and exercise targets.
- Provides coaching and organisational support.
- Creating stronger links between local clubs and schools.
- Provides teachers with a clear introduction to the coaching basics.