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Living Sport

PE and Sport Premium for Primary Schools Support

Target audience: Senior management

Method of delivery : Small group – usually Head Teacher, PE lead

Intended outcomes: Improved provision of PE, sport and physical activity through the spending of the PE and Sport Premium

Summary of Intervention/Programme: Living Sport is funded by Sport England to review the spending of the Premium by Primary Schools and to offer support and guidance to Primary Schools as part of the Government’s drive to ensure that the Sport Premium is used as effectively as possible in all schools. We offer schools, who feel they need support, a free review of their PE and sport provision with an experienced advisor, who will work with the Head Teacher and subject leader to help assess the existing PE and Sport delivery and then offer advice about what the school might choose to plan to do, sharing all the good quality agency support that is available from both local and national partners. The aim of this work is to ensure:

  • Clear independent advice is given schools due to the wide range of offers available
  • That the maximum impact is gained by schools from Primary Sports Premium funding
  • That schools are ready for inspections by Ofsted who will be monitoring the impact of the Primary Sports Premium funding

For more information about this service please contact Ashlea Smith ashlea.smith@livingsport.co.uk

The Daily Mile

Target Audience: Primary Schools, SLT, PE Coordinators

Delivery Method: The Daily Mile is delivered through the class teacher during curriculum time, taking 15mins to jog or run outside. Register for free with www.thedailymile.co.uk

Intended Outcomes: Increased level of physical activity undertaken by all children through The Daily Mile, leading to increased fitness levels and improved social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing.

Summary of Intervention/Programme: The Daily Mile is a national initiative, supporting schools to get children fit for life and fit for learning, by encouraging them to run or jog for 15 minutes every day in their schools or nurseries. It takes place outside in the fresh air during the school day, at a time of the teacher’s choosing. Children run in their school clothes and no special kit or equipment is required. For more information please contact Anna O’Leary: anna.oleary@livingsport.co.uk

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough School Games

Target audience: Contact through teachers for 7 – 16 year olds to take part.

Method of delivery: County sport competition/festival (2 per year)

Intended outcomes: To keep competitive sport at the heart of schools and providing more young people with the opportunity to compete and achieve their personal best.

Summary of Intervention/Programme: The School Games is a nationally funded programme which is delivered individually per county. As part of our county offer we work closely with our LOC (Local Organising Committee) and the five SGO’s (School Games Organisers) to ensure we have competitive sport available for each age group from 7 – 16 year olds. This offer will allow schools to take part in district events before qualifying for the County School Games. Where appropriate, schools can nominate themselves to take part in festivals such as the Change 4 Life Festival and the Rapid Fire Cricket festival. Schools can find further information on who their local SGO is, a list of this years sporting competitions and relevant contacts on our website: http://www.livingsport.co.uk/our-work/school-games/. Alternatively, please contact the School Games Coordinator: schoolgames@livingsport.co.uk.

Active Lives Children and Young People Survey

Target audience: Contact through Senior Management/PE Lead for year 1 – 11 to take part.

Method of delivery: Online Surveys

Intended outcomes: Data collected from the pupils at selected schools will be invaluable in understanding not only the levels of participation but also attitudes to sport and physical activity which will ultimately help shape future policy and investment in local areas.

Summary of Intervention/Programme: The Active Lives Children and Young People Survey is a Sport England run project which has been developed by the Department of Education, the Department of Health and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. The survey is aimed at children and young people to measure participation in sport and physical activity in school years 1 to 11.  The study will provide Sport England, government departments and other partners with a broad and deeper understanding of participation in, and attitudes towards, sport and physical activity, shaping future policy and investment.  Schools taking part will be able to learn more about their pupil’s engagement in sport and physical activity enabling them to compare against national data and further understand the need and interests of their pupils. Schools will be selected at random by Ipsos MORI who will be carrying out the survey on behalf of Sport England and Government departments with support from a national network of Active Partnerships (APs) who work in partnership with Sport England to support local communities. For more information on whether your school has been selected to take part or how you can opt-in your school, please contact Anna O’Leary anna.oleary@livingsport.co.uk .

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