Inclusive General Gymnastics: An After School Recreational Programme for Children with a Disability and/or Additional Needs

Children with a disability or additional needs may be integrated in the structured after school programme at the RGA centre, with the option of a one- to- one coach in support.

  • A Recreational Programme, 4+ years in full time education
  • Children with a disability or additional needs may be placed into a General Gymnastics class at the discretion of the Head of Disability Gymnastics only.
  • Recreation gymnasts with a disability or additional need train for 1 hour per week, for 3 terms per year
  • Gymnasts follow the BG Proficiency Award Scheme and the Richmond Award Scheme.
  • Gymnasts compete in club level events
  • The penultimate week of term is always watching week for parents and family
  • The last week of term is ‘teddy bear’ week
  • Gymnasts wear the RGA kit consisting of leotard (shorts optional) or RGA T-shirt and shorts, with bare feet.
  • RGA kit may be purchased via the Kit Page
  • For safety reasons, jewellery may not be worn when participating in gymnastics activities

Discrete General Gymnastics: An After School Recreational Programme for Children with a Disability and / or Additional Needs

A structured, discrete programme delivered at the RGA centre by coaches qualified to work with Disabilities and Additional Needs.

  • A Recreational Programme, 4+ years in full time education
  • Disability Gymnasts train for 45 minutes per week, for 3 terms per year
  • Disability classes have a smaller ratio of coach to gymnast
  • Disability classes provide specialist one-to-one coaching
  • Discrete Disability Classes are mixed ability and organised by year groups
  • Gymnasts follow the BG Proficiency Award Scheme and the Richmond Award Scheme.
  • Gymnasts compete in club level events and annual displays
  • The penultimate week of term is always watching week for parents and family
  • The last week of term is ‘teddy bear’ week
  • Gymnasts wear the RGA kit consisting of leotard (shorts optional) or RGA T-shirt and shorts, with bare feet.
  • RGA kit may be purchased via the Kit Page
  • For safety reasons, jewellery may not be worn when participating in gymnastics activities

NB: Gymnasts with Downs Syndrome will require a certificate to show they do not have Atlanto Axial Instability before joining a class.

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