This was the second High5Netball festival laid on for the Dawlish primary schools by the Dartmoor School Sport Partnership. The festival was aimed at year5/6’s both girls and boys. Kenn, Westcliff and Kenton were the schools that bought squads to the event.
The festival was meant to be on the astro turf at Dawlish Community College however, due to the great British weather, it had to be moved in doors to the sports hall at the Dawlish Leisure Centre. No hardship at it was a lovely venue.
The festival was aimed at introducing High5Netball rules, tactics and games to year 5 and 6’s, with an emphasis on taking part rather than competition. The 3 primary schools bought large squads and so over the course of the afternoon, all pupils rotated around the 5 positions, giving them a chance to understand how to play each. There was great improvement seen from the first game to the last.
Leaders were provided by Dawlish Community College, who did an amazing job at explaining the rules, positions on court, providing umpires for each game and organising the timings of the matches.
Many parents and relatives came to watch their children enjoy a fun & active afternoon.