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Celebrating sporting opportunities at Comberton

Sporting opportunities are actively encouraged and developed at Comberton and our children participate in weekly lessons, coaching sessions, after school clubs and a range of competitions. Our school PE and sport development priorities are based on our school context and identified pupil need. These include:

 

  • the engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – the Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school
  • the profile of PE and sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole-school improvement
  • increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
  • broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
  • increased participation in competitive sport

 

School Sport Funding: 

"The government provides funding of £320 million per annum to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This funding - provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport - will be allocated to primary school head teachers. This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.

 

Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil.

 

Please look at the attached documents that explain how much funding we have received, how we are spending it and what impact it is having on our school. This is a working document, so will be changing throughout the year. 

Sports Mark—Platinum!

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the School Games Platinum Award. This award recognises the sporting opportunities provided by the school through: after school clubs; house and inter-school  competitions; activities provided at break and lunchtimes as well as offering staff training. 

Sports Update 2019-20

Last year, we  enjoyed participating in a range of sporting experiences and competitions, including participating in the 'virtual events' held by the Wyre Forest Sports Partnership. We also focused on becoming more physically active as well as relaunching our school houses - we now have 'Murray, Ennis, Simmonds and Redgrave'.

 

Events included:

  • Our Year 2 children enjoyed participating in a multi-skills festival against other schools - great fun!
  • We hosted an inter schools football tournament with teams from Offmore, St George's and Hagley. The teams were arranged into two leagues, with each school playing each other. A great team spirit from all and we're pleased to announce we finished 2nd overall.
  • Our Year 5/6 girls enjoyed participating in the local netball  leagues.
  • Our Year 5/6 boys' football team competed against 16 other local schools in the Wyre Forest football league and after a close competition they finished 2nd overall (by 1 point). Well done for boys for such a great team effort!
  • We offered a range of extra-curricular sporting opportunities (Change4Life, gymnastics, dance, football and Netball) as well as  continuing our break-time and lunchtime activities and introducing lunchtime football clubs (both for girls and boys).
  • We participated in inter-school tournaments (Tag Rugby, hockey, dodgeball, orienteering and football) as well as competed in Tag Rugby, Cross County, Kho Kho and Football competitions against other schools. 
  • Our girls enjoyed a football festival
  • Year 6 participated in a 'Health Kick' project with Kidderminster Harriers.

Our Worcester Wolves basketball trip

Sporting Update 2018-19

 

Participation

Our sports clubs offered this year  included: tag rugby, rounders, football, athletics, multi-skills, netball, zumba, street dance and gymnastics. We  again established Change4Life Breakfast and After School clubs as well as setting everybody the 'personal challenge' to improve their fitness levels through circuit training sessions. We've also took some of our children to see Kidderminster Harriers play a home match against United of Manchester, Worcester Wolves basketball team compete against London Lions and Worcester netball team play one of their league matches.

 

We have welcomed many sports coaches and local clubs into school and our coaching opportunities have included: Tag Rugby, Basketball, Golf, Football, Dance and Hockey.

 

Competition success!

Our Year 5/6 netball team won the Wyre Forest District Netball league without losing a match!

 

Girls' Football Tournament

Congratulations to our girls football team who competed against 11 other Worcestershire schools in a tournament organised by Kidderminster Harriers. They played in a mini league and then competed in the semi-final, proceeding to the final. It was a close match but Comberton came out on top and will now proceed to the south west regional finals in oxford in February. Well done!

 

South West Regional Finals - the girls traveled to Oxford on Monday 11th February and competed against teams from Bath, Torquay and Oxford. They played brilliantly but unfortunately didn't win this tournament. A great achievement though!

South West Girls' Football Finals

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