Due to COVID-19 we have been unable to deliver the Change 4 Life training for primary schools that we would normally do each year. Instead across Cheshire and Warrington we have been working on putting together a set of resources that you can use in your school in what we are calling our Change 4 Life week.
This will be week commencing Monday 10th May and we will send schools resources that you can dip into whenever you like during the Change 4 Life Week.
All of the resources including the timetable are available in the Google Drive on this link
Due to the ongoing restrictions, the Crewe and Nantwich Town Sports won’t be able to take place in its usual format again this year. In its place we are hoping schools will join us, during National School Sports Week, in running the Town Sports events in school with all their pupils and make this the biggest Town Sports ever.
Schools can run their Town Sports between the 21st and 25th June with pupils, classes or year groups competing against each other and every pupil that takes part will be awarded a certificate for their participation.
Please keep an eye on the website for more details about the Town Sports in the coming days.
After a year in which young people have missed out on so much and had their worlds turned upside down, sport and physical activity are playing an essential role in their recovery.
National School Sport Week 2021 will celebrate the return of youth sport and its power to bring people back together with a week of school sports days held up and down the country. The theme of this year’s campaign is Together Again and we want you to join in by organising or supporting an event during the week.
Schools, families and communities across the UK are encouraged to sign up and share their commitment to holding a sports day between 19 and 25 June this summer.
To register your school for the National School Sports Week please visit the Youth Sport Website
A new Active Recovery Hub has launched to provide schools, local authorities, and families with easy access to free resources to get children moving before, during and after the school day.
The Youth Sport Trust and Sport England have led the creation of the Active Recovery Hub with the support of funding from the National Lottery.
This follows a commitment in the Government’s School Sport and Activity Action Plan to extend the School Games website to help teachers and parents find opportunities for young people to compete and get active.
The new hub is available on the School Games website and provides the ideal platform to get all young people more active. More than 18,800 schools already take part in the School Games nationwide. A total of 38 sports organisations have provided content and expertise to create a diverse range of activities that are inclusive.
You can access the Activity Hub on the School Games website via this link
The LTA have just released their new Youth Schools Offer and this is available to all schools in Crewe and Nantwich. The Youth Schools is a free cross curricular programme for primary schools that includes free online teacher training course including a £250 reward voucher (which can be used towards equipment or coaching support), PE lesson plans with accompanying videos, personal development aids, competition tools and cross curricular resources.
CNSSP in partnership with Active Cheshire have purchased Boccia and New Age Kurling sets that schools can borrow to help increase pupils activity levels now they are back in school. Both of these games are inclusive for all pupils and training will be available for staff so that they can run the sessions or events themselves.
There are 2 new Boccia sets (more available if needed) and 2 new New Age Kurling sets complete with targets. If your school would like to borrow some or all of these sets please email Chris Hughes (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange dates.
As schools welcome pupils back after the lockdown, CNSSP are launching a Skipping challenge for all pupils in Crewe and Nantwich with Dan the Skipping Man to improve their physical wellbeing and assist teachers with reintroducing children back into school. All member schools will receive 32 free skipping ropes and will have access to bespoke videos created by Dan the Skipping Man which include Bronze, Silver and Gold challenges along with how to videos on each of the skipping techniques.
All videos are available on the CNSSP YouTube channel which can be found here
There are challenges for both KS1 and KS2 and below you can download individual and class record challenge sheets for your schools.
The Youth Sport Trust are determined to continue their support for teachers, senior leaders and young people at this challenging time.
With that in mind they have created a week of virtual, free to access CPD sessions for teachers and senior leaders to ensure that you get access to the best and most up to date advice and information to help you this term, whether delivering in school or remotely.
These sessions will take place between 22-25 February 2021.
They have a wide range of workshops to choose from focused on three key themes:
Educated– Keeping children and young people physically educated
Active – Keeping children and young people physically active
Connected– Keeping children and young people socially connected
Find out how schools have been using resources developed by the YST and their partners to address the current challenges of delivering PE, physical activity and enrichment as well as spend time networking with colleagues. For a full description of all the sessions download the Coronavirus Support Guide below.
Our final Wellbeing Activities of Children’s Mental Health Week are aimed at seeing how you Express Yourself creatively. We have 2 activities for you, Mascot Design and Mindfulness Colouring. Download them both below
To finish off our Children’s Mental Health Week activities we have our Live Challenge. Who will be first to beat the Egg Drop Challenge? See the details below and post your attempts to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram