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Sport Advice and Information

PE and Sport Premium

The PE and sport premium is designed to help primary schools improve the quality of the PE and sport activities they offer their pupils. Schools must spend the funding to improve the quality of the PE and sport activities they offer their pupils, but they are free to choose the best way of using the money. Schools receiving PE and sports premium funding must publish details of the way in which PE and sports premium funding is spent. 

 

At St. Gregory’s Catholic Primary School, we are committed to the engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity and helping them to lead healthy and active lives.

 

Objectives of spending in 2018-2019:

  • To introduce new inclusive games to the children in KS1 and KS2
  • To improve the provision of PE at St. Gregory’s Catholic Primary School
  • To improve the standard of teaching PE across the whole school
  • To allow all children access to high quality sports coaching
  • To update and improve sports equipment and playgrounds
  • To broaden opportunities for children to participate in after school clubs
  • To develop a love of sport and physical activity
  • To increase participation in inter-school competitions and cluster competitions

 

Sustainability

We believe at St. Gregory’s that our actions in increasing participation and broadening the choice of activities on offer will help children to have a more positive attitude and mindset to PE and sport that we hope will become a valuable learning skill through their lives.

At St. Gregory’s Catholic Primary School, every pupil participates in at least the minimum 2 hours of physical activity per week. Pupils across Key Stage One and Two take art in Games, Gymnastics, Dance and Swimming Lessons, planned and delivered by Physical Education Specialists. Lessons are fun and challenging yet offer structure to provide progression for all pupils regardless of ability. Lessons provide a balance between healthy competition and skill acquisition, allowing for development of social and emotional skills such as teambuilding and problem solving, as well as widening their physical abilities.

 

Gymnastics and Dance

 

In Key Stage One, pupils have been investigating a range of movements including rolls and jumps using different speed and levels. Pupils have learned to use space safely working both on the floor, mats and on apparatus. In Key Stage Two, pupils have been exercising balance and control through performing rolls and jumps using different speed and levels. Pupils have created sequences of controlled movement working both on the floor, mats and on apparatus. Pupils across the school have the chance to take part in creative dance lessons taught by a dance specialist.

 

Games

 

Key Stage One pupils have been exploring boxes of equipment and learning to work and share. They have been developing their own game ideas and discovering different equipment. Key Stage Two have experienced a variety of different activities including football, basketball, netball, handball, tag rugby, athletics, dodgeball, hockey, tri-gold, tennis, cricket and outdoor adventurous activity. Pupils have participated in lessons which follow a 4-part structure including warm-up, skill acquisition, modified game and cool down, reminding them of why we take part in PE and its importance for our health. Year 6 leaders are also encouraged to lead part of the warm up to increase their knowledge of the importance of warming up. Lessons continually assess pupil progress and allow for flexibility throughout, ensuring all pupils are stretched and challenged.

 

Swimming

 

Pupils at St. Gregory’s Catholic Primary school have access to high quality swimming lessons. Together this gives our pupils every chance to swim the required 25 metres by the time they complete Year 6. Through the success of swimming 100% of Year 6 have already achieved National. Also the success of the swimming team keeps improving with St. Gregory’s pupils achieving 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in galas, resulting in them representing South Warwickshire.

PE Kit

 

Correct PE kit is very important both for reasons of safety and hygiene.

Each child will need a kit, which consists of:

A named PE bag

Navy shorts or trousers

Blue round neck t-shirt with school badge

EYFS & KS1 - well fitted plimsolls for indoors and trainers for outside

KS2 - well fitted trainers for indoors and outside

 

NOTE: All items of kit need to be clearly labelled with the child's name

 

 

PE Days:

Wednesday

Reception

Year 1 

Year 2

Year 5

Year 6

 

Thursday

Year 3

Year 4

 

Swimming Days:

Monday

EYFS

 

Tuesday

Year 3

Year 4

 

Thursday

Year 5

Year 6

 

Friday

Year 1

Year 2

 

 

 

Sporting Timetable

Summer Term

 

At St. Gregory's, we strive to make provision for children to take part in a variety of clubs that are supervised and structured by staff members and external agencies.  Throughout the year, the clubs are changed and developed since many of them are produced in consultation with the children; taking into account their interests and needs. 

 

Monday After-School Clubs

Tri-Golf (Welcombe Golf Club)

Dance (Miss Gemma)

 

 

Tuesday After-School Clubs

Dodgeball (Matt Turner)

 

 

Wednesday After-School Clubs

Football (Warren Garvey & Matt Turner)

Irish Dancing (Katie Martin)

 

 

Thursday After-School Clubs

EYFS & KS1 Agility (Miss Marsh)

KS2 Cricket (Complete Cricket)

 

Friday After-School Clubs

KS1 Cricket (Complete Cricket)

Summer Athletics (Miss Marsh & Mrs Thomas)

 

 

Spring Term

 

Monday After-School Clubs

Tri-Golf (Welcombe Golf Club)

Dance (Miss Gemma)

 

 

Tuesday After-School Clubs

Dodgeball (Matt Turner)

 

 

Wednesday After-School Clubs

Football (Warren Garvey & Matt Turner)

 

 

Thursday After-School Clubs

EYFS & KS1 Agility (Miss Marsh)

 

Autumn Term

Monday After-School Clubs

Year 4, 5 & 6 Netball (Miss Marsh) 

Dance (Miss Gemma)

 

Tuesday After-School Clubs

Dodgeball (Matt Turner)

 

Wednesday After-School Clubs

Football (Warren Garvey & Matt Turner)

 

 

Thursday After-School Clubs

Hockey Club (Stratford Hockey Club)

EYFS & KS1 Agility (Miss Marsh)

Cross Country (Mrs. Thomas)

 

Friday After-School Clubs

Indoor Athletics (Miss Marsh, Mrs. Thomas & Mrs. Evans)

 

 

Sporting News

2018-2019

Our Netball Team!

Our Netball Team! 1

 

Fast and energetic, Netball is a game which involves a high level of skill and lots of teamwork so it is particularly popular amongst the children. The children get the opportunity to learn lots of new skills, such as; shooting, chest passes, shoulder passes, bounce passes and tactics! It is no wonder they are exhausted by the end of the session.

'We really enjoy Netball. It is so much fun and we love working as a team".

 

 

"In Netball, we always support each other. We like to encourage everyone even if they make a mistake".

 

 

"Netball is a team sport which is built on fun, encouragement, communication and passion".

 

 

"I really like playing Netball fixtures".

 

 

"Netball is something I didn't think I was very good at, but with the help of my team mates, I have gained so much confidence and self-esteem".

Our Football Team!

Our Football Team! 1

Football club is one of the most popular clubs at St. Gregory's so it is offered to both boys and girls from Year 1 to Year 6. Children, of varying ages, meet weekly to learn and develop news skills and techniques which involve dribbling, making short and long passes, scoring goals as well as other skills. Everyone has an awesome time, especially when they play mini games to test their skills. 

"Football is fun and sociable".

 

 

"I really enjoy playing football and scoring goals for my team".

 

 

"I enjoy running around the field and getting fit".

 

 

"Football is a great team sport, where we are constantly communicating and supporting each other".

 

 

"I like trying lots of different positions in Football".

 

 

"Football is a great sport - I've made so many friends".

Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin?

Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin? 1
Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin? 2
Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin? 3
Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin? 4
Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin? 5
Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin? 6
Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin? 7
Tri-Golf: Can we get the ball in the bin? 8

EYFS & KS1 Agility Club!

Fun, fun and more fun! EYFS & Agility Club has a strong emphasis on fun and enjoyment where the children play a range of sports that help develop their motor skills. The club is designed for the younger children to help introduce them to a wide range of sports that they may not be familiar with. Through playing these sports, the children's confidence increases as they work as part of a team and individually. Plenty of laughter can be heard as you walk past the hall on a Thursday afternoon - what a great end to the week!

Assembly presentation by our Olympic 110m Sprint Hurdler - Andrew Pozzi

Assembly presentation by our Olympic 110m Sprint Hurdler - Andrew Pozzi 1
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