Endicott College and Local Schools Partner on Global Games
Beverly, MA -- On Monday April 11th third and fourth grade students from the Essex Elementary School and the Thorpe Elementary School in Danvers participated in the Global Games at Endicott College. Students from Endicott’s School of Sport Science and the King Edward VII School from England partnered to facilitate a day of global sport from 9 countries around the world. The countries represented and sport activity included: Chinese Tai Chi, Thai Takraw, Brazilian Futebol, Netball from New Zealand/Australia, Cricket from the UK, Bullfighting from Spain, South African Rugby, and Russian Handball. The Global Games included an opening and closing ceremony and students had their passports stamped as they progressed around the world through sport.
The King Edward VII School is a 1400 student, coeducational school in Norfolk England. They are part of the United Kingdom’s Youth Sport Trust Sport College network in which high schools use physical education and sport to enhance learning across all disciplines. While visiting Endicott, the group also participated in classes, taught physical education in local primary schools, and attended a number of sporting events.