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Resilience in Transition - A Sporting Context

Resilience in Transition - A Sporting Context

Resilience in Transition - A Sporting Context

Resilience in Transition - A Sporting Context

Resilience in Transition - A Sporting Context
Resilience in Transition - A Sporting Context

Resilience in Transition

The transition from Primary 7 to Secondary School is an exciting phase in the lives of young people but it can also bring new challenges, new experiences and new feelings. Transition work within schools has been ongoing since early 2021 and Active Schools are proud to play a part in that process, by assisting our 17 academies where possible to make that pupil journey as enjoyable as possible and using sport and physical activity to introduce Primary 7 pupils to the opportunities that exist within our extra-curricular programme once they start at their Secondary school. 

During March 2021, Active Schools in partnership with Young Scot, British Curling, Scottish Curling and the Skills for Learning, Life and Work programme at Inverurie Academy, brought together Team GB Curlers Gina Aitken and Ross Paterson with local MC Iain Thain, to draw comparisons between an athletes journey and a Primary 7 pupils journey, under the heading “Finding Resilience in Transition- a Sporting Context”. 

We have selected several key parts of this discussion and whilst you can watch the entire discussion here, you can also jump to these sections below:

Key parts for discussion

We have selected several key parts of this discussion and whilst you can watch the entire discussion here, you can also jump to these sections below:

  • 5m 36s- 11m: Positive outlooks and techniques to boost positivity
  • 11m – 13m 3s: How to keep focused under pressure
  • 15m 45s – 23m 17s: Strengths and Weaknesses
  • 24m- 33m 7s: Dealing with mistakes
  • 33m 16s – 36m 10s: Role Models
  • 39m 30s – 43m 20s: Inspiring books
  • 43m 20s – 47m: Ambitions
  • 47m: Young Scot information for Primary 7 Pupils

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