The PE department at Cockburn John Charles Academy (CJCA) continues to go from strength to strength, posting notable successes in sporting fixtures and excellent academic results for all students.
In order to provide additional opportunities for all students the department’s facilities have been further enhanced with the opening of a state-of-the-art fitness suite, featuring new fitness equipment in a purpose-built environment.
Ben Clark, Head of PE department, said:
“We are always looking for the next potential development to allow our students to excel in their chosen areas, and we focus a lot of our teaching around the importance of physical conditioning in sporting excellence.
“This new facility will allow all students to have access to professional equipment which will help them enhance their skills and fitness to enable us to truly compete with the very best in the local area and beyond.”
CJCA has successfully gained a place in this year’s Junior NBA competition. The Jr NBA League was created for 11-13-year-olds (Years 7 and 8) boys and girls in secondary schools to participate in basketball and represent one of the 30 NBA teams.
The academy is excited to be playing as the Dallas Mavericks. The league aims to promote NBA values such as sportsmanship, teamwork, attitude, respect, and healthy living through league games and other activities and events. The school will play eight regular season games in four triangular fixtures against schools within the division. together at the same.
This post is based on a press release issued by the Cockburn John Charles Academy
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