Schools Across Yorkshire and the Humber Recognised with Primary PE Premium Awards

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 16:00

Schools Across Yorkshire and the Humber Recognised with Primary PE Premium Awards

Primary Schools from across Yorkshire and Humber were invited to enter their PE and School Sport Premium funding projects into the 4th Yorkshire PE premium awards.

The vision of the PE and Sport Premium is that all pupils leave primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.

The PE and Sport Premium is designed to help primary schools improve the quality of the PE and sport activities they offer their pupils and help schools to achieve self-sustaining improvement in the quality of PE and sport in primary schools.

The 2019 awards recognise schools that have innovated and endeavoured to provide improved outcomes for pupils using the Primary PE and Sport Premium grant.

All schools from across Yorkshire and Humber had the opportunity to submit best practice case studies demonstrating the impact of the PE premium grant in five category areas;

  • Pupil engagement in physical activity
  • Whole school improvement
  • Up-skilling staff
  • Broader sporting experience
  • Increased participation competitive sport

The Yorkshire PE and Sport Awards have been a collaborative project delivered by North Yorkshire Sport, Active Humber and Yorkshire Sport Foundation. Each of the 3 Active Partnerships had a winning case study in each of the 5 categories and put these forward to be the overall Yorkshire winners. The Yorkshire Awards were designed to showcase best practice in PE and School Sport in the region, with National experts in education and sport judging the 2019 Awards.

On Friday 28th of June the 20 winning schools from across Yorkshire and Humber attended the Harrogate Pavilions award ceremony to receive their awards. The awards were presented by Olympic athlete and commonwealth gold medallist Craig Heap and Olympic athlete James Kirton. VIP attendees from sponsors Sheffield Hallam University, as well as representatives from Department for Education (DfE) Sport England and Youth Sport Trust.

North Yorkshire Winners were:

Greatwood Communiy Primary School – Increased participation in competitive school sport

Greatwood Community Primary School won the overall Yorkshire Award for Competitive school sport

Carleton Endowed CE primary School – Pupil Engagement in Physical Activity

New Park Academy – Up-Skilling staff

Bolton on Swale Primary School – Broader Sporting Experience

Michael Syddall CofE Primary School – Whole School Improvement

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