'Leaders, staff and governors are strongly committed to pupils' safety and well-being.'
'Staff are united in their committment and ambition for all pupils to do their best.'
Ofsted May 2017
Abbots Way, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2ES.
Telephone: 01782 694580

Sports Funding (Government funding)

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At Friarswood, we have used our money to fund sports coaches to come into school and work with not just the children but the staff as well.

The children have gained more stamina, strength and learnt a great deal about being healthy as well as experiencing a broad range of activities.  Our teachers who work with the coaches have gained a lot of insight into how to improve their own teaching of PE for the future.

Click on the link below to see how sports funding was used in 2015 - 2016.
2015 - 2016

This year we are spending our sports money on:

Sports Leaders - training children to support the playing of games at  lunchtimes.

Extra swimming- year 5 & 6 children who are unable to swim 25 metres safely and unaided are having extra swimming lessons to help improve the water safety and swimming skills.

Tournament training - at lunchtimes, we are training children ready for a variety of sporting tournaments.

Last year we achieved the Bronze Sports Award.  We are hoping to contiune this success and achieve the Silver Sports Award this year.

Ask your child about their PE and what they have been up to.  Maybe you could both do some activities together!

If you would like further details of the PE in school, please ask your teacher.

The timetable for the additional PE is:

Mon lunchtime - football coaching
Tue lunchtime - tournament coaching
Wed am - swimming for Years 5 & 6
Every lunchtime - sports leaders in action