17
SEP
2020

Bike to School Week 2020 – 28 Sept to 2 Oct

Bike to School Week 2020 takes place between 28 September and 2 October. Bike to School Week is a great opportunity to promote the positive impact that an active lifestyle can have on pupils’ wellbeing and health. It’s free, there’s no need to register, and...
16
SEP
2020

Funding grant confirmed for Secondary Bikeability training

Department for Transport grant funding has been confirmed for M’cr School’s PE Association to enable your school to access Bikeability training with our delivery partners the National Cycling Academy (NCA). Cycling, very much a life skill like swimming, is part of your school’s...
09
SEP
2020

Membership Packs are on their way

Welcome back to the new term. We hope you’ve all had a restful summer. Thank you to all schools that have joined #TeamManchester for this academic year, we’ve had a great response so far! We’ve been busy putting your 2020-21 Membership Packs together. These will be delivered to...
08
JUL
2020

PE and sport premium for primary schools – Coronavirus (COVID-19) update – DfE

Here is the very latest guidance document issued on 6 July 2020 PE and sport premium for primary schools How much PE and sport premium funding schools receive and advice on how it should be spent. The £320 million PE and sport premium will continue for the 2020 to 2021 academic...
06
JUL
2020

Education Secretary confirms Primary Sport Premium for schools for next year

The Education Secretary has announced that schools in England will benefit from £320 million from the PE and Sport Premium during the academic year 2020-21. The PE and Sport Premium is designed to help children get an active start in life, supporting primary schools to improve...
06
JUL
2020

DfE Guidance 2nd July – Sections of interest to PE & School Sport

I picked out the key sections from last week’s “guidance for full opening schools” that I thought might be useful for us all. The full document is here :-...
06
JUN
2020

National School Sport Week at Home 2020 – 20-26 June – Register here

Children won’t miss out on School Sports Days with a week of virtual competition as YST and Sky Sports release a supercharged week of resources. The annual National School Sport Week campaign takes place in the last week of June every year to celebrate the important role of...
02
JUN
2020

How have your pupils coped during lockdown?

9,000 students across the UK have already taken a Covid-19 Homeschool survey to help their schools understand how they are coping. The findings have been very revealing. Amongst the numerous insights, feelings of loneliness are widespread, and daily excercise & healthy eating...
21
MAY
2020

afPE Launch New Support Document – ‘COVID-19: Interpreting the Government Guidance in a PESSPA Context’

21/05/20 As we move towards the planned wider re-opening of schools and facilities the Association for Physical Education has today published guidance to support the Physical Education, School Sport and Physical Activity (education based) workforce. Click HERE to download the new...
20
MAY
2020

Youth Sport Trust release support documents to help you prepare for your student’s return to school

To help you prepare for your pupils’ return to school, Youth Sport Trust have shared some principles and ideas for you to consider around the role of PE in helping young people re-engage with the school environment and overcome some of the challenges #COVID19 has brought.