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Update from Howard

The great Key Step Gymnastics debate in Cumbria

Currently the six regional school games organisers (SGO’s)and the games organising committee are wrestling with a decision on how to take the event forward.  To gain the majority view, the officials will be seeking wider opinion, please read on and find out  more>>

Feedback - Key Step Gymnastics

We are looking for your feedback to help inform the future delivery of the Key Step Gymnastics Competition at Cumbria School Games, please take 2 minutes to complete this short survey.


Poetry Competition Launched...

Our annual school games Poetry Competition is now open for entries. There are three prizes of £50 for winners at KS1, 2 & 3, with an overall winner receiving a workshop for their class with Poet John Rice plus, they will visit the opening ceremony of Cumbria School Games on the 12th July. Deadline for entries is the 26th June. 

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Cumbria Primary School Partnerships - PE Assessment Half-Day Workshop - [New Participation & Achievement Tracker]

These half-day workshops are being delivered in local partnerships throughout June.  A calendar giving the dates, venues, times and each local organiser can be viewed at

Places are being allocated on a ‘first come first served basis’. In the event of a clash in dates please refer to the calendar for your nearest alternative venue and date. more>>

National School Sport Week 26 - 30 June

National School Sport Week (NSSW) is a huge celebration of everything that is great about PE and school sport, and we invite all schools across the United Kingdom to register to take part and #celebratePE. more>>

A Guide to Youth Badminton

Badminton England has worked alongside various partners to develop a comprehensive schools offer including
everything from leadership to competition. The aim is to ensure players have a quality experience throughout
school and continuing out of school into local clubs. more>>

Aegon Manchester Trophy

An opportunity for schools to attend the Aegon Tennis Trophy which takes place from 11th – 18th June in 2017 at the Northern Lawn Tennis Club, Manchester. Deadline to apply May 26th.


DofE Cookery Residential

Learn to cook in a week – enjoy a unique fun experience learning to cook and then being able to recreate dishes at home. Be part of our kitchen brigade for the week and make friends along the way, whilst enjoying outdoor teamwork activities that only the Lake District can offer.

This exciting week can count towards the residential section of your Gold DofE Award and also creative hours of the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme or other Residentials such as the Queen’s Scout Award. more>>

World Orienteering Day

World Orienteering day is fast approaching! This year it takes place on 24th May why not pop by Whinlatter to take part. Whinlatter is England's only true Mountain Forest, is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife and adventure play. more>>

Supporting Schools with the Child Obesity Plan

The EdStart Fitness App offers a cutting edge method of PE delivery to schools.

The App enables teachers to improve the skills of children in every area of Physical Education and develop life-long positive attitudes to sport, physical activity and healthy living. Sessions are designed to be fun and accessible to each individual child. more>>

Walk to School Week

THis week is Walk to School Week more>>

Ask Howard

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

ACPEN Meetings

The Summer Term meeting dates are now available more>>


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