by Jamyn Keats

Year 9 Sports Programme

Incorporating Junior Spartans Programme (JSP)

In recognition of Year 9 students finding it difficult to establish themselves within sport at Shirley Boys High School and fuelled by a desire to have all students active, the school has adopted a policy of compulsory involvement in physical activity for all Year 9 students. Students are required to commit to a minimum of two terms of physical activity. The emphasis will be on ‘playing the game’ and the social interactions made possible through physical activity. Many of the activities are prioritised for Year 9 students only (JSP).

Students must commit to their chosen activities in the first two weeks of term one and must select at least one activity beginning in either term one or two. Checks will be made to ensure that they are honouring their commitment.

The Year Nine Sports Programme offers opportunities in both ‘in-school activities’ (Clubs or JSP’s) and competitive involvement. If selecting a Club or JSP option a student must attend his chosen activity for a minimum of one hour on a regular weekly basis throughout the term(s) during which he is enrolled in the activity. The JSP programme is displayed on page 25 and a selection form is inserted at the rear of this directory.