This week at Arthog Outreach, I have been delivering Team Building Sessions to Years 3 and Year 4. Its been great to see them work using their new skills to work together and achieve their tasks. Judging by the smiley faces and laughter they all had a good time.
Team Building Sessions With Year 3
This was a session based around the Plan – Do – Review cycle. Which is Year 3 speak is you have to think about it – do it – make it better. Using this approach we listed the key describing words that make up good teamwork (resilience being one of the schools core principles).
We played a variety of games, where the team evaluated their performance, noting what they did well and why or where they could improve. Their reward at the end of the session was to have a traversing game on the climbing wall.
Team Building Session With Year 4
This was a team building session delivered through the medium of climbing. Using this approach allowed us to apply and review trust, resourcefulness, communication and risk management strategies.
On both sessions there were smiley faces and laughter. More importantly, both the school staff and myself noticed a change in the young peoples behaviour. A job well done in my opinion.