Active Surrey employs the School Games team and work in partnership with Babcock 4S, Surrey Outdoor Learning Development, National Governing Bodies of Sport, Local Authorities and other national partners (such as Youth Sport Trust, Sport England) to help co-ordinate, support and deliver high quality PE and school sport for young people.
Surrey School Games (incl Para Games)
Surrey School Games is a programme of intra and inter school competition, young leaders opportunities, Change 4 Life clubs, school accreditation (School Mark) scheme and inclusive sport. It also includes the Surrey Para Games, run for the benefit of secondary school children with additional needs in Years 7-10.
The county competition programme features a variety of qualifying and open entry events, catering for all schools and all age groups and abilities.
PE & School Sport Training for Teachers & Coaches
A varied programme of Surrey based courses for practioners working in Early Years, Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2 settings. Discounts are available for Surrey PESS Member Schools. Click here for more information.
Star Mark (KS1) and the School Games Mark (KS2+)
Star Mark is an Active Surrey initiative to bring similar county-wide recognition for KS1 schools and more importantly, allow schools to map a path for the development of teaching staff in delivering PE and school sport. To apply for Star Mark, click here, deadline for applications is 16 December 2016. For supporting evidence, click here. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The long-established School Games Mark forms part of OFSTED's inspection framework and recognises KS2 (and above) schools who value competition in school sport.
Surrey School Games Leadership opportunities 2016-17
The Surrey Leadership Academy ‘Learn2Lead’ provides a pathway for people to develop as leaders, volunteers and coaches.
From training through to deployment, the opportunities available will develop new skills and enhance personal development. Active Surrey has developed a number of progressive and inclusive opportunities for both new and experienced leaders.
For further information about how to register for the Surrey Leadership Academy, please click here.
Inside Active Schools newsletter
Download the latest edition of Inside Active Schools, Active Surrey's half-termly publication for all things related to school sport in the county.
Primary PE & School Sport Conference - November 2016
The 2016 Conference focused on The Impact of Physical Activity on Whole School Achievement.
The event saw over 90 PE leads from primary schools across Surrey access a variety of theory-based and practical workshops related to improving and enhancing their PE offer. The Conference welcomed Keynote Speaker Eileen Marchant, and Guest Speaker Katharine Merry who spoke about the goals that each of us have to overcome to become our own Olympian.
Any questions regarding the Conference, please contact Sarah Williams.
Further help - sharing best practice
Watch a series of short films offering a comprehensive guide to all aspects of physical activity in Primary Schools and maximising the use of primary PE and sport premium. The films were produced by Sport England, in collaboration with National Partners.
1 A tool for school improvement
2 Increase the confidence and skills of all staff in teaching PE
3 More children, more sports, more competition.