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Archery is a sport that is widely accessible to young people of all different ages and abilities. Here at Penkford we teach archery as part of our outdoor education programme as we believe it has many physical, mental and social benefits.

Hard Skills

  • Score keeping (mathematics)
  • Loading a bow
  • Shooting technique
  • Adjusting for accuracy
  • Knowledge of safety procedures

Soft skills

  • Improving focus
  • Resilience
  • Social skills
  • Self control
  • Turn taking
  • Patience
  • Respect and trust of others
  • Listening skills

Penkford School. Wharf Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside WA12 9XZ

Tel: 01744 678745 | Fax: 01744 678748 | Email:

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