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Netball Y5-6

We offer Netball for Year 5/6 on a Friday after school.

Our Sports Coaches help us to develop our skills.



Although netball is a non-contact sport, it is fast-paced and intensive game. Netball is a sport that has multiple physical and mental benefits.


Physical benefits:

  • Improves hand-eye co-ordination

  • Builds up muscle strength and stamina

  • Develops the body’s cardiovascular system

  • Improves the body’s flexibility and nimbleness

  • Burns calories, and lowers body fat if played regularly

  • Improves upper body strength by working key arm muscles

  • Develops depth perception

  • Increases reaction time


Mental benefits:

  • Making and spending time with friends

  • Team work skills

  • Boosts confidence, especially body image

  • All netball role models are real women – important for girls and women

  • Helps people to learn to deal with adversity, through experiencing match loses or injuries

  • Problem solving and decision making skills

  • Pushes you to improve skills


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