Share best practice, celebrate achievements and stretch thinking to change the face of competitive school sport in England
Up to 12,000 schools will take part in the new School Games competition which the government hopes will replicate the US system of bolstering competitive sport in schools. The three levels of competition range from class versus class, school versus school and then county or city-wide sports festivals. These lead up to the finals at the Olympic Park from May 6th -9th and so far 24,000 out of 30,000 tickets to the finals have been sold since going on sale in January.
Four out of six schools are still unclear what sport provision they will be able to offer, with many predicting a reduction.
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Hard on the heels of new Government plans to revive competitive games for children comes new research revealing that thousands of schools choose not to single out the winners of pupils’ Sports Day competitions. A survey of almost 300 primary and secondary schools found that nine percent of schools refuse to single out the winners of races at all, preferring instead to reward all participating pupils.
Register for the Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week before April 30th and you could win a visit to your school by Olympic Gold Medallist Denise Lewis
The premise of this innovative guide is that physical activity in schools is not the sole responsibility of the PE teacher.
The book can be used as a supplemental guide for classroom teachers who want to integrate health, wellness and movement in their classrooms, as well as an additional guide for physical educators who have limited gym space and resources.