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100,000 Women Taking a Shot at Back to Netball!

100,000 Women Taking a Shot at Back to Netball!

A whopping 100,000 women across the country are playing Back to Netball; England Netball’s flagship participation programme, which first launched 10 years ago to encourage people of all ages to play the sport recreationally.

30-year-old Alexandra Challis from Bristol, was the 100,000th person to sign up to the programme.  To celebrate the growth and success of Back to Netball, England Netball surprised Alexandra by turning up to her session with an array of prizes, including a trip to London to enjoy the final game of the three-match Vitality Netball International Series between England’s Vitality Roses and Uganda.…

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Badminton Essentials Course, Trowbridge

Badminton Essentials Course, Trowbridge

Trowbridge Sports Centre are running a Badminton England 'Essentials' course in early 2019.  Suitable for players with any level of experience - it even includes a free racket! 

Essentials is the way to play badminton if you want to learn all the basics at a comfortable pace. Led by qualified Badminton England coaches, Essentials will have you feeling confident to show off your new skills on court in just 6-8 weeks.…

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Evidencing the Impact of the Primary PE and Sport Premium October 2018

Evidencing the Impact of the Primary PE and Sport Premium October 2018

Schools must use the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of physical education (PE), physical activity and sport you offer.

This means that you should use the premium to:

  • Develop or add to the PE, physical activity and sport activities that your school already offers
  • Build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements made now will benefit pupils joining the school in future years…

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Physically Active Lessons Boost Academic Attainment

Children's wellbeing is influenced by a range of factors and includes their subjective feelings as well as social, physical and psychological aspects of their lives.  Consequently schools are key places for shaping general wellbeing.  The health and wellbeing of children and young people contributes to their ability to benefit from good quality teaching and to achieve their full academic potential.  A report on our children's health by the Chief Medical Officer of England highlighted that...…

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Primary Sport Premium Newsletters

Please find below back issues of our Primary Sport Premium newsletters.  To sign up for the newsletter, please register with WASP and opt-in to the 'Primary Sport Premium & Schools' Newsletter under the 'Acount - Email & Sharing' tab.  Alternatively, please register your interest with Rik Grover.

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Guidance for Governors

Guidance for Governors

There has never been a more important time for PE in primary schools.

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School Games Calendar

Swim England SW Volunteer Roles

Swim England SW Volunteer Roles

Swim England South West Region are looking to appoint a Regional Board Chair and a Regional Board Vice Chair in the new year.  Could you be right for one of these roles?

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