Aims of the project
The aim of the project are to give children the opportunity to take part in the modern pentathlon and any part of the event within the community. For the talented athletes to achieve their full potential in the sport. To organise events so that schools in the local community can come and take part in events at Leweston School.
Background and goals
Leweston recognised the need to raise the awareness of sport and fitness.
Full use of the School's facilities (swimming pool, fencing and shooting equipment, sports hall) and specialist staff.
The Pentathlon Academy has involvement of boys and girls from the age of 7 up to 18. .
Frequency and duration
The Penthalon Academy runs weekly shooting and fencing club. The opportunity for swimming training 4 times a week and training days on a monthly basis. The School also runs an Easter and Summer Camp for triathlon/tetrathalon which is a non-residential or residential camp lasting 6 days - open to all children in the local community.
Leweston School also runs 8 events a year open to schools and clubs in the region from biathle, triathle and tetrathlon events.