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Primary PE Coordinator News - Spring 2019

Primary PE and School Sport Premium Guidance for 2018-19

There are three key changes for 2018-19 which are worthy of note, these are:

  1. Schools must publish their report and swimming statistics by the 31st July 2019.
  2. Schools are advised not to use their PESS premium to fund capital expenditure.
  3. The Government's report template has been updated for October 2018 - scroll down to download a copy.

To guide schools with their preparations for an Ofsted Inspection, click here to download an afPE poster. Please contact ahargreaves@activedorset.org for free advice/support about the premium, and click here to read more.

Active Lives Survey for Children and Young People

The first data set for the Active Lives: Children and Young People was published on the 6th December 2019. The results indicate that only 17.5% of children and young people are meeting the current CMO Guidelines of 60 minutes per day, and less than a third achieve 30 minutes of activity per day. The second data set is due to be released on the 21st March 2019. Please click here to see if your school has been selected to participate in Dorset this year.

An opportunity to apply for an Our School Can Award is coming soon, so watch this space! The Awards are designed to celebrate the impact which an individual school has had on the activity levels of a particular target group, or across the whole school. Full details of the awards and how to apply will be issued in the next PE Coordinator newsletter, in May. Successful schools will be invited to the Active Dorset Schools Conference in September to receive their awards.

The Daily Mile teach Meet - Take 3!

Date: Thursday 4th April 2019

Venue: Moreton Village Hall, The Common, Moreton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8RE

Are you interested in starting The Daily Mile in your school? Or…are you taking part already but would like ideas... Read More »>

Sustrans Big Pedal 2019

Sustrans Big Pedal is the UK's largest inter-school cycling, walking and scooting challenge inspiring pupils, staff and parents to choose human power for their journey to school. For the first time, walking will be counted alongside cycling and scooting. Sustrans Big Pedal will run for 10 days from 25th March - 5th April 2019 and is open to all primary and secondary schools in the UK, including SEN schools. If you'd like to register and get involved, please click here for more information.

Ministerial School Sport Action Plan

Towards the end of 2018, the Government announced that they would be creating a cross-government school sport and activity action plan. The purpose of this plan is to ensure that all children have access to quality, protected PE and sport sessions during the school week and opportunities to be physically active throughout the school day. The Plan should be launched this term (spring 2019) and will be informed by both the Active Lives: Children and Young People Survey findings and the new OFSTED Inspection Framework .

Latest Government and Ofsted Documents

National Partner Support and Guidance Information

Sport England - Useful film clips on the development of PE and School Sport development, see clips below:

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