A new term begins...
Stand Up Derbyshire Day
Friday 25th September 2020
Stand Up Derbyshire is a countywide event, where everyone in their school's will be as active as possible for one day.
Each class will take part in a variety of active lessons throughout the day.
Check out the photos to see what the children have been doing.
Bike to School Week is a week-long event taking place on the 28 September – 2 October 2020.
Participating schools celebrate all the fantastic things they can do to encourage cycling.
We would like to encourage families to cycle after school or at weekends.
Cycling has many benefits including:
Use this link to check bikes are ready for riding:
Download Sustrans’ free guide to walking, cycling and scooting to school at www.sustrans.org.uk/family-school-guide
Bike to school week photo competition
It’s easy for families, parents and guardians to enter the competition for a chance to win a brand new Apollo kid’s Bike from Halfords. Here’s what parents need to know.
How to enter
Find more on the Sustrans website at: www.sustrans.org.uk/btswcomp
Bikeability in school.
If you would like your child to take part in Bikeability training in school, please return the consent form your child brings home (Kingfisher and Golden Eagle classes only).
We are not sure when the training will take place, you will be given dates once we know, this may not be until the summer term.
Spare copies and extra information is on the sheets below.
Your child will not be asked to cycle on the road unless the instructors feel it is safe.
Please see info about a new hockey club in town! Please share with families!
www.trenthockey.club - as a result of not enjoying the highly competitive nature of the club.
They have spare sticks and shin guards to lend new to hockey players and the first session is free.
We play out of Trent College on a Sunday September:
13th – 8.45 – 9.45
20th 8.45 – 9.45
27th 10 – 12 noon
Summer Staycation Challenge!
There are lots of fun activities and ideas on the link below.
Keep a log of what you do on the diary.
Bring any completed diaries back into school in September.
Have fun and stay safe.
Bikeability, years 3/4/5/6
Erewash School Sports Partnership (ESSP) offer Bikeability sessions to year 3/4/5/6 in school.
Due to school closures, courses are being offered to children during the 6 week holidays. This will be on a first come first served basis so if your child missed out on the course in school time please use the application form below to apply for a place.
THE RAINBOW GAMES
KS2 - Blue team!
KS1 - Green team!
THE RAINBOW GAMES
Please join in with our virtual school sports day.
The Rainbow Games are designed for schools to use as part of National Sports Week.
Children participate in one challenge per day over 7 days from 20th to 26th June.
See the links below for instructions, values, games and score sheet.
Please send completed score sheets to me (Mrs Richardson) at
I will collate the results in the children's team colours to find a winning infant and junior team.
Good luck everyone!
Resources to use at home:
KS1 skills - https://youtu.be/jMDtPVHYV5Q
Primary ball skills - https://youtu.be/LpJTwkfKj20
KS1 Balance and movement - https://youtu.be/zix5oGWkimU
Active Derbyshire and the Derbyshire Active Schools SGO Network have worked in partnership to develop a series of free dance resources that are aimed at KS1 pupils (although KS2 and foundation children may also enjoy taking part). “Dance Around the World” resources comprise of a video of approx. 10 minutes which includes a warm up, dance routine (linked to a country) and a simple worksheet to accompany each dance.
Click on the links to access the dances and lots more information.
Click on the link for resources
Different activities to try
Ball skills: https://youtu.be/JiEAF3aP8EY
Daily challenges to keep everyone active.
Keep your scores and send them into school to win bronze, silver or gold!
Key stages: early years foundation stage
Description: videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters.
Registration: not required
Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2
Description: 10-minute activities based on Disney films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes per day.
Registration: not required
Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2
Description: videos which help children move while they learn. They support curriculum subjects, including maths and English.
Registration: not required
A selection of You Tube videos to follow at home.
(Please be aware these open up straight onto the You Tube site)
Dancing with a scarf
Things to do with a cricket ball
Things to do with a football
Things to do with bubbles
Keep Active Stay Healthy
Easter fitness activities
Giving EVERY child the physical literacy, emotional and thinking skills to achieve in PE, Sport and life.
All staff have been trained and are following the REAL PE curriculum to deliver PE in an exciting new format.
Through this all children will be equipped to develop positive relationships with physical activity for life!
This unique, child centred approach transforms how we teach PE to include, challenge and support EVERY child.
To all parents and carers who took the time to respond to the PE and Sport questionnaire.
Out of school sports.
Links to sports clubs out of school that some of our children attend.
If you are interested in any other sports and activities or have information to add to the list, please see Mrs Richardson.
2019 to 2020
Here we come!
Children must have PE kit in school at all times.
We aim to use the outdoor space for PE as much as possible so kit must include joggers and spare sweatshirt as well as shorts and t-shirt.
A change of socks is needed by all children.
PE and Wellbeing WOW Week.
It's National School Sport Week so we have been taking part in a range of activities.
These have included:
Quotes about sports day from our parents.
"I thought it was an amazing family event with great team spirit."
"It was great to see the children working so hard and having so much fun."
"I thought it was lovely, the music and team spirit were very good."
"It was run very efficiently."
"It was very good and it was enjoyable to watch."
"Well organised, great music and ebverybody had a god time. "
"Age apporpriate races."
"It was FABULOUS!"
Tuesday 9th April.
We took part in the ESSP swimming gala at Victoria Park Leisure Centre.
Children from years 3/4/5/6 took part in a variety of races, including: front crawl, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly.
It was an amazing event with every child giving their very best in their races.
Behaviour was amazing and the parent's cheering spurred everyone on.
A massive thank you to all the children and adults who attended.
Stand up Derbyshire Day
Schools in Derbyshire have been challenged to have an active day on Friday 28th September. Staff from the PE partnership have asked us to pledge that we will spend at least 50% of our day being active.
This is what we plan to do:
Parents are invited to join in with our outdoor Wake and Shake on the playground
Classes will include practical or physical activities in Literacy and Maths.
Lunchtimes will be led by our mini-leaders.
Sports crew will lead students and staff in stretching and exercises. Teachers lead discussion about the importance of physical activity.
Y6 will lead a carousel of activities for the afternoon.