Brookhurst Primary School
A place to think and grow

Archery

We had the pleasure of welcoming Stuart Barber, the founder of Doody’s Educational Workshops into our school at the beginning of the new school year.

Stuart began with an exciting assembly that introduced the children to the history of archery and the various bows and arrows that have been used. Over the remaining 3 days, each class from Year 2 through to Year 6 were given an opportunity to participate in the sport for themselves. The children were taught how to hold, handle and shoot the arrows safely. Once individual practices had taken place, they took part in a competition by shooting their arrows in small groups, with the children closest to the bullseye target gaining a place in the finals.

The workshops have allowed the children to take part in an alternative, non-traditional sport, helping them to understand that healthy competition is available in many different domains and that there are many sports out there to experience!