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Update from Howard

In this issue you can download the full report by the all-party parliamentary group on “A fit and Healthy Childhood – Physical Education”.  I would suggest you read the executive summary and the main findings.  The report is a timely reminder of why physical education is in our national curriculum.


Understanding the Impact of the Primary PE and Sport Premium

The Primary PE and School Sport Working Group have released a set of new case studies looking at the Impact the premium has had in a number of schools. 


Primary School PE & Sport Premium Leaflet

We have revised our Primary School PE & Sport leaflet to include information about the investment from the new 'sugar tax' and how we can support you with the requirements of PSSP. 

The leaflet also provides information about 100 mile challenge, Impact Factor and ACPEN.


Last Chance to Book - Health & Safety in PE

Health & Safety in PE course 15th November, 16:00-18:00 Lakes College 

This twilight session is designed to familiarise subject leaders in PE with the latest edition of the Association for Physical Education’s (AfPE) Safe Practice manual which was published in September 2016. 

Book now>> 

Safe Practice in Physical Education, Sport and Physical Activity

You can still order a copy for £38.00 delivered including  a plastic jacket (full price £44.99) using the Ask Howard Link

The book is fully updated to reflect recent developments in legal practice, national guidance, statute law and case law with an ‘on the go’ web reference tool, and an online learning course.

Book Now for January - Firm Foundations

Firm Foundations - The road to success, not only in PE!

17/01/2017, 09:30-15:30, Pennine Way School, Carlisle £80

31/01/2017, 09:30-15:30, Dean Gibson School, Kendal £80

This course will look at developing children’s physical literacy by providing teachers with the knowledge of why the development of “Physical Literacy” is important and investigate some resources to support its delivery.

Book Now>>

Last chance to book for Cycling for Schools Course

'Cycling for Schools' by British Cycling is an ideal introduction to delivering cycling activities within your school environment.

Next event: 14th November 


Get your pupils swimming further than ever before!

The School Swimathon is now open. Schools can register for free and receive a bumper set of resources and goodies for the children. 


Rugby Aware

Rugby Aware is a training session demonstrating the RFU's commitment to player welfare. If your school is interested in a free session, please contact: 

Liam Nicholls, Cumbria Rugby Development Officer, RFU
T: 01946 839316 M: 07711 901 374


PE ‘Cinderella subject’ for too long, says report

A study by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on a Fit and Healthy Childhood says PE has for too long been the “Cinderella subject” in UK schools.


Online Safety Series for Schools

Live My Digital is a series of 6 films for parents and 6 films for students on topics such as sexting, cyberbullying and grooming.


Cumbria LSCB>> 

Grants 4 Schools

Grants 4 Schools is the most comprehensive and up to date funding information service available to the UK Education sector.


Ask Howard

Are you seeking advice or guidance around any aspect of PE or deployment of the Primary School Sport Premium in your school?

Simply Ask Howard>>

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