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PE & School Sport Matters Newsletter: Edition 1 - 2016/17

Welcome from Howard

Welcome to the first newsletter of the new academic year. 


CPD Opportunities: Active Cumbria Workshops & Training Courses

You asked us (via the ACPENs) for a range of workshops and courses. We've now arranged them and have more to come. 

See Brochure>>

Book now>> 

100 Mile Challenge

Has your school signed up to the 100 Mile Challenge yet? we've got funding for all primary schools in Eden, South Lakeland and

There is a small charge for schools in the other areas for the resources, this can be paid out of PSSP funding. (we are however seeking funding for all areas)

This is a whole school approach to physical activity. 

Watch the video>>

Sign Up Your School >> 


The dates for this years Active Cumbria PE Network meetings are here>> 

Back to School....

Celebration time!

On the 30th September 2016, celebrate your sporting heritage. More>>

Schools Programme>>

Free Healthy Active Schools System

Fit for Sport  have a free Healthy Active Schools System. To register interest, email:

Cycling for Schools Course

British Cycling will be running a Cycling for Schools Course on the 12th October at West Lakes Academy, Egremont.


Concussion in Education Settings

New guidelines here>>

National School Pistol Championships

British Shooting proudly present the National Schools 10m Air Pistol Championships 2016/17

Entry Form>>



Changing the Game for Girls

Women in Sport has released the findings of a two-year project aimed at improving the provision of PE for girls in schools. More>>

Sport Offers from our National Governing Bodies of Sport

From Archery to Wheelchair Basketball, every National Governing Body of Sport has something for Schools. 

See More>> 

External Sport Offers

There are a range of key partners and organisations that can support schools with their PE & Sport provision.

Please Note: These offers are not quality assured and inclusion in this website is no guarantee of quality.


Autumn Term Resources

In the autumn term, Change 4 Life launches a new toolkit of cross-curricular resources to help you cover healthy eating and physical activity in fun, easy and creative ways.

Sign up>>

Childhood Obesity - A plan for Action

The government's plan for action to significantly reduce childhood obesity by supporting healthier choices was released over the Summer. 


Ask Howard - advice or guidance

Our Ask Howard service is back for another year. Howard Todd was a Associate Ofsted Inspector for PE and former subject adviser for PE and Primary Education in Cumbria.

Ask Howard>>

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