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Exciting leadership opportunity for sports enthusiasts. If you are interested in becoming a sports leader at Poltair School and helping out with the up and coming Cornwall School Games in the St Austell Area this is an opportunity for you. Please complete the application form below and return it to your PE teacher by Wednesday 29th January. If you are short listed you will be invited to a leadership selection day on Saturday 8th February based at Footsteps to Discovery in Nantillo Woods. School Games SquadApplication Form Good luck.... Read More...

Ruby travelled up to Bristol yesterday for the last gymnastics comp of the year. It was an Invitiational 2 piece comp vault and floor. Ruby was in the age 12+ girls group which had an age range of 12 to 17. She was nervous after her recent knee injury and missing training but Ruby worked really hard to catch up. It all paid off as she got 2nd on vault, 3rd on floor and 3rd over all. Also Ruby performed a new vault called half on half off which is a difficult skill. ... Read More...

Sunday 17th November dawned cold and bright. The atmosphere and light across the moor was incredible. Seb Powell describes Sunday's training; 'The team accomplished a lot. We stayed on time for the first two legs until time was soaked up in finding a suitable river crossing. Even with obstacles like this, everyone stayed happy and we persevered. We tried really hard to make up some of the lost time and succeeded. We pushed so hard that we managed to get to our pickup point before dark. Overall, I think that everyone pushed themselves as much as they... Read More...

Training for the new Ten Tors recruits was like no other on Saturday 2nd November. The torrential rain and raging winds tested the team throughout! Tia-Louise Townsend thought; 'Walk 2 was a very successful day. The elements challenged us but we powered on through - completing the route in the very little daylight hours we had. We all worked well as a team and pushed each other onwards even when times were hard. Conditions on the land and the weather made the day much harder but we continued to keep positive and push on. This walk went really well... Read More...

Dartmoor welcomed the new recruits with open arms of bellowing mist and an occasional shower. Many of the participants from Year 9 and 10 travelled to Dartmoor to see the moor for the first time. It is the first of ten training walks in preparation for the coming Ten Tors Challenge in May 2020. On Saturday 28th September, the team began learning the basics of navigation, how to cross rivers safely, develop an understanding of pace in training and the impact of walking efficiently as a team. Participants are raring to go for W2 in November!... Read More...


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