"Helping Every Child Reach Their Personal Best"
We are immensly proud of our Physical Education, our sports provision and our sporting success. We offer the children at least two hours per week of good quality Physical Education as well as access to a wide range of extra-curricular sporting activity, specialist coaches and opportunities to grow as young sports leaders. Woodnewton is part of the National Healthy Schools programme and fruit and vegetables are provided for all children in the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. Fruit is on sale daily for all children in Key Stage 2 and water is available to all children in school.
Woodnewton competes in a wide range of competitions at inter-school level and regularly fields several teams.
Our KS2 P.E. co-ordinator, Mr J. Fursdon, is currently the manager of the Corby, Oundle & Thrapston District U11 Football Team.
Corby Sports School of the year awarded in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, & 2013. Runner-up in 2012.
Sports Premium Funding
The government have committed to £150 million worth of funding for primary school PE each year until 2020 through their Sports Premium fund. This money is ring fenced for spending on developing physical education, healthy living and school sport.
2017-2018 Sports Premium Funding Allocation: (£23,010)
This year Sports Premium funding has been used for a variety of initiatives including increasing participation by our children in different sports, these have included opportunities to experience diving, judo, golf, rowing and table tennis. It is anticipated that by the end of this year 60% of our children will have participated in competitive sport which has increased dramatically form 27% in 2014/15. The attached document below explains more detail of the focus, funding and projected impact for using sports premium for 2017-18.