School Sports

Platinum School Sports Award

School is very proud to be one of very few schools in Salford to receive the platinum award for school sports.

The journey has been long, going from no award to platinum with five gold awards in between (a prerequisite for platinum award).

Here are some more details of what the award entails:

Increasing Engagement in School Games

⦁ Provide all students with two hours of timetabled Physical Education per week.
⦁ Engage at least 50% of pupils in extracurricular sporting and physical activity every week.
⦁ Have a system in place to track young people’s participation in the School Games inclusive of physical activity.
⦁ Have tailored opportunities that attract less active young people to participate in physical activity.
⦁ Have completed the Inclusive Health Check tool as accessed on your school’s dashboard on www.yourschoolgames.com.
⦁ Have a member of staff who has actively engaged with their School Games Organiser (SGO) as part of your Physical Activity CPD.
⦁ Promote the School Games inclusive of physical activity to parents and the local community structure.

Increasing and Sustaining Participation

⦁ Use the School Games formats to provide the opportunity for both boys and girls to take part in the appropriate level of competition.
⦁ Use the School Games formats to provide the opportunity through inter-school competition for both boys and girls to take part in B and C team standard competition.
⦁ Have active links with at least five local community and pathways sport/physical activity and leisure providers e.g. sport clubs, leisure centres, youth centres etc.
⦁ Have a system in place to track young people’s participation in the School Games inclusive of physical activity.
⦁ Have tailored opportunities that attract less active young people to participate in physical activity.
⦁ Have registered on www.activeschoolplanner.org.
⦁ Have positioned ‘personal challenge’ as a key component of your School Games provision.

Developing Competitive Opportunities

⦁ Have held or accessed a School Games Day that has a clear cultural component as a culmination of a year round competition programme and the date on your dashboard on www.yourschoolgames.com.
⦁ Have a calendar that demonstrates opportunities for all young people with SEND and other targeted groups particular to your school (for example BAME, Free School Meals, LGBT, Inactive) to take part in competitions and festivals.
⦁ Have a notice board and/or in house school digital system that promotes School Games activity and uses social media for the same purpose.
⦁ Have maximised the School Games Values or your School values to support the competition and festival experience for all young people.

Workforce – Broadening The Range Of Opportunities

⦁ Every young person is provided the opportunity to learn to lead through curriculum PE as part of the lesson structure.
⦁ Engage a representative group of students in leading, managing and officiating in School Games activity.
⦁ Have a School Sport Organising Committee or Crew in place that influences provision.
⦁ Have completed an Activity Heatmap on www.activeschoolplanner.org.
⦁ Utilise sports coaches, volunteers or other providers to support school sport and physical activity delivery that complements your School Games Organiser’s (SGO) provision.
⦁ Train and engage wider school staff in the delivery of school sport and physical activity.

Headteacher: Rachel Gallagher
Address: Clarendon Road, Eccles, Manchester, M30 9BJ
Telephone: 0161 921 1170 | Email: clarendonroad.primaryschool@salford.gov.uk

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