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A new online platform to help improve the delivery of PE and sport within primary schools has been launched.
Leeds based PE Partner developed SPIRALPE™ in partnership with senior teaching professionals and Physical Education specialists to provide schools with a practical and highly efficient way to engage, develop and measure progress in PE and school sport.
The two key components of designing playgrounds is sustainability and safety. When children are playing around them their attentions tend to sway towards how ‘fun’ and interactive they are. So when it comes round to designing the playgrounds sustainability safety and fun must all be equally considered.
The development stage
Phoenix Sporting Goods (PSG) was born on the 5th May 2015, to create and distribute a range of strong, performance led brands to the grass roots, sports education and professional markets, throughout the UK and Europe.
Schools across England are set to benefit from a multi-million pound scheme to help give more children a healthy and active start to life.
A government announcement was made today regarding a new £415 million fund to improve on sports facilities and provide more opportunities for young people to get fit and healthy.
The funding will be rolled out to both primary and secondary schools, in addition to sixth-form colleges, across England who can use the funding to pay for facilities to support PE, extra-curricular activities and health eating.
Worlds are colliding after sporting legends team up with young people to boost education.
Arsenal Football Club played host to education secretary Justine Greening yesterday to celebrate the launch of a joint reading initiative between Arsenal in the Community and the University College London’s Institute of Education (IOE.)
Schools across the nation have been taking part in a special activity to find out a little more about the wildlife on their doorstep.
The RSPB's (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) Big Schools' Birdwatch is rolling out in schools up and down the country, encouraging children to become part of the world's biggest wildlife survey.
In a world where more than 65% of children aged between 9 and 11 own a smartphone, traditional outdoor pastimes are facing a dangerous rate of decline. Even those who don’t own a personal smartphone will most likely have access to a similar device, with over half of UK households having a tablet. For those involved in playground design, maintenance or construction, this trend is a problem.
Independent prep school Edge Grove, has welcomed home a group of its Years 5-8 girls who have recently travelled across the Atlantic Ocean to the beautiful Caribbean island of St Vincent to compete in the schools’ 2016 overseas netball tour. Accompanied by three teachers and team coach Samantha Bird (an ex-England player and technical coach for England netball). This overseas sporting event marks the second time that the school has participated in a Netball Tour in St Vincent following a successful visit in 2014.
Award-winning outdoor learning company Beach Schools South West have teamed up with South West Water to help promote clean water, conservation and seaside safety to youngsters in the region this winter.
The Exeter-based water company is adding its weight to a new pilot education project which will see children being taught both on the beach and in schools about taking care not only of themselves but also the life cycle of water and how to keep it clean.
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