Basketball is an incredibly popular club running for all year groups. We have the fantastic coaches from Reading Rockets. The children take part in skill focused activities as well as basketball games.
You can find out more about Reading Rockets here.
Boxercise is an exercise class including elements of boxing. As it does not involve physically hitting an opponent, it is a fun, challenging and safe workout. Through the session, the group learn fitness skills, skipping drills to improve foot work as well as boxing drills using pads and gloves.
We are very lucky to have the services of Chris Ellison and his team to coach our cricket club.
The children take part in skill based games to develop their hand eye co-ordination, bowling and batting skills as well as developing their knowledge of playing the game.
You can read more about Performance cricket on their web site;
This term, we have 3 football clubs:
a girls club for year 3-6
a boys club for year 3 and 4
a boys club for year 5 and 6.
The children work on developing their skills and applying these skills into matches.
We enjoy competing against other schools and have taken part in an inter school competition with other Whitley schools. We look forward to competing again this year.
Gymnastics is a popular club at GFJS which is run by our wonderful coach Liz Rogan.
Our gymnasts work to develop strength, suppleness, balance and co-ordination. They learn and practise routines on the floor and with a variety of apparatus.
At Christmas and again in July they take part in a presentation to parents and several of our gymnasts have also appeared in local competitions and displays.
A new sporting club to become available for Spring 2020.
Tennis is available for year 3-6.
Children will develop the skills for playing tennis through games and specific coaching.