17
JUN
2021

Primary PE and Sport Premium confirmed for 2021/22

  Responding to the announcement, Youth Sport Trust Chief Executive Ali Oliver MBE said: “The confirmation of the Primary PE and Sport Premium today is such welcome news. The importance of daily physical activity, weekly physical education and regular opportunities for...
20
MAY
2021

‘Horrific’ impact of third lockdown on schoolchildren’s physical and mental health revealed

A study by the Schools Active Movement found that two thirds of school children had gained ‘excessive weight’ as a result of the shutdown. Thank you to all of the 86 Manchester Schools that took part in this national study. This report appeared in The Telegraph  on...
04
MAY
2021

GM Walking Festival – this May 2021

Get Out this May – the 2021 GM Walking Festival There’s a range of activity ideas for the whole month of May to inspire, motivate and encourage as many people to get out and walk this May.  #GetOutThisMay. Using 3 levels of calendars for the month, providing activity...
19
APR
2021

£200m summer schools funding details: 5 things you need to know

Secondary schools will receive £59.70 per place per day to run summer schools this year, but only for a maximum of two weeks of activities, new guidance states. The money will also have to cover all costs associated with running the activities, including additional staff costs,...
19
APR
2021

Sport England’s ‘Opening School Facilities’ fund info – deadline 14 May

Here’s a fund that will help your school open it’s facilities outside of the school day? GreaterSport have been awarded a share of Sport England’s £10.1 million investment to help schools open their facilities to the public and are looking to support schools across...
19
APR
2021

£18 million announced for cycle training for children and their families

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced £18 million for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel, as the government encourages everyone to choose to walk or cycle where possible. The funding, which...
17
MAR
2021

DfE announce Primary PE and Sport Premium deadline extension

17/03/21 Today, the Department for Education (DfE) will be contacting primary schools today to let them know that they have extended the 31st March deadline for spending the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding that was carried forward from the 2019/20 academic year. Schools will...
11
MAR
2021

Government Guidance for PE & Sport in schools – Roadmap out of Lockdown

Government Guidance has been updated. Here is a summary of key changes below. Department for Education Guidance After-school activities and wraparound care section – page 51 Under-18 sport can take place at school as part of educational provision, or as part of wraparound...
08
MAR
2021

International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day. Let’s celebrate our amazing female athletes https://www.internationalwomensday.com   Here’s a great video about five great Women that made their mark on Manchester – MEN website link:-...
23
FEB
2021

National Careers Week, 1 – 6 March

This week, 1-6 March, is National Careers Week and a great chance to use PE to empower & enhance student’s employment skills and knowledge.   The websight https://nationalcareersweek.com/has film clips, parents guides, assemblies & lots of resources for you to use....