The Active Schools Programme has been working for a number of years to increase the level of physical activity amongst pupils.
Mrs Kerr (PE) is the Active Schools coordinator and she works with the Active Schools Captains to achieve the following overall aim of THS as an Active School is:
"To increase the physical activity level of the whole school, through the provision of a supportive environment which is conducive to the promotion of Physical Activity, specifically focusing on those children and young people in the school who are presently relatively inactive and are therefore more at risk of subsequent negative health consequences"
Mrs Kerr (PE) Active Schools coordinator
Activities that are offered include:-
And lots more.
Over 20 Staff are actively involved in facilitating the activities that are offered within the Active Schools Programme.
Another area that has been improved within the program is that of senior pupil involvement. The response from pupils was fantastic with around 20 senior pupils actively involved in taking responsibility for a variety of activities.