Everybody loves to groove to popular music like Latin, American, Hip-hop, other modern beats and Bollywood. When it is combined with Zumba choreography, it feels like a party rather than a workout. That’s why this Latin-inspired workout is so popular with all age groups like kids, teens and adults. Recently, Zumba for kids is one of the emerging trends. Due to sedentary lifestyles, physical activity is a must for maintaining children’s’ health. As jumping, dancing, shaking, swinging and moving freely are children’s favourite activities, Zumba is the perfect way to incorporate exercise into children’s routine.
Our Learners have grown from strength to strength as the season has played out. The learners have progressed from bees attracted to the honey pot to now knowing what a defender, left and right-wing" and mid-fielder is. Our coaches are well trained and know everything about the game. We currently compete in a variety of competitions such as the National Denon Cup and our Johannesburg league.
At Greenside Primary the girls have the opportunity to play and compete in Netball from U7 up to U13. The U7, U8 and U9 girls play mini-netball and the U10 to U13 girls play normal netball. The girls attend practice twice a week and some of them practice during breaks to improve their skills. Our netball teams compete in the Johannesburg Netball League.
All learners take part in our Annual Athletics Trials which are usually at the end of term 2. The best runners are then selected to join the school athletics team. We teach them discipline, how to train at home and how to work as a team. We currently compete in the Johannesburg Athletics league with over 20 schools.
As well as being fun, swimming is a great way to keep fit, well and make friends. At Greenside all of our learners enjoy this benefit as all of them are given the chance to be part of our school swimming team. We annually host swimming trials, and all the learners who make it will be part of our school team. We currently compete in the Johannesburg League.
Cricket is one of the most popular games worldwide. No other game has seen as much craze and fan following as this one. Playing cricket requires a lot of physical stamina and a good presence of mind. At Greenside, our Grade 4s and 5s play as one team, and Grade 6s and 7s play as one team. They enjoy the benefits of having well-trained coaches and good-quality playgrounds.
Robotics might be a known physical extra-mural, but it definitely challenges you mentally. Our learners are exposed to a variety of competitions both nationally and internationally. Our facilitators are well trained as we always come top in all competitions in South Africa.