Boothville Primary School - WINNER
A larger than average Primary School provides logistical challenges to ensuring all are offered opportunities, but the school has found ways to provide all pupils with equal access to opportunities. They provide 30 active minutes for all pupils, restructuring the timetable to ensure all have active breaks and lunchtimes. They are a School Games Mark Gold school and offer a broad range of curricular and extracurricular provision. Provision for SEND pupils has also been a key focus for the year.
Great Doddington Primary School
Inclusion and participation is at the heart of what the school does, with 100% of children having represented the school in sports events. OFSTED found pupils 'relish the opportunity to represent the school', that the school is really sporty and 'everyone gets chosen'. The school took part in 37 tournaments last year, raised funding to install brand new playground equipment by running laps of the playing field. The school is a Gold School Games Mark school.
The Bliss Charity School
The Bliss is a School Games Mark Gold school and all pupils take part in break and lunch time clubs, including personal challenge; 72% of pupils access extra-curricular clubs that are free to pupils and run by staff; 61% of pupils represented the school at School Games events, including 4 teams going to the county finals. The school has also established a healthy breakfast project and a healthy eating snack shop
St Brendan's Catholic Primary School
The school has achieved School Games Mark Gold for the first time, moving from Bronze to Gold. 100% of children took part in Level 1, 88% of KS2 attended Level 2 competitions and the school accessed 7 Level 3 events. 79% of children access extracurricular clubs and all children have shown an increased confidence and participation in an active and healthy lifestyle.
Flore CE Primary School
As a small school with only 63 children, the school has done well in competitive school sport, making the regional finals for football, winning the district's small schools tag rugby competition and bronze medals at the Level 3 School Games. The School is a School Games Mark Gold school, delivers at least 2 hours of PE, 90% of pupils access clubs on a regular basis and the school has developed strong school club links.
Oundle Primary School
Oundle Primary school has committed to increasing engagement with the school games programme and 100% of children take part in class vs class competitions. All KS 2 pupils are engaged in sport leadership to help deliver these competitions, 77% of children represented the school at Level 2 in 18 different sports. A School Governor has also accessed free places at a local club for pupil premium children.