Health, Wellbeing & Attainment

  1. The Power of an Active School – Dr William Bird video clip.  Are your pupils physical and emotionally healthy? Does this have an impact on their attainment and achievement?
  2. Active children means active minds – Youth Sport Trust 24th March 2017
  3. What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity (HM Government 2015)
  4. HM Government released it's long-awaited Childhood Obesity Strategy 'A Plan of Action' in August 2016.  The attached document outlines the government's plan to significantly reduce childhood obesity by supporting healthier choices.
  5. PE 'Cinderella subject' for too long, says report  A study by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on a Fit and Healthy Childhood says PE has for too long been the "Cinderella subject" in UK schools.The status of physical education in schools needs a "radical shake-up" and it should be valued in the same way as core academics subjects, a report says.  See the full report below.
  6. The link between pupil health and wellbeing and attainment: A briefing for head teachers, governors and staff in education settings.  A Public Health England publication, November 2014 (see below)

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Warriner Family Yr 1-2 Cross Country

Date: 31st October 2017
Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bicester Family Yr 5/6 Tag Rugby

Date: 1st November 2017
Time: 13:30 PM - 16:00 PM

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Date: 7th November 2017
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Banbury Academy Football Festival 2017

All the primary schools in the Banbury Academy Cluster took part in a Football Festival on Thursday 12th October.  The Year 3 and 4 children enjoyed playing some fun warm-up games and then practising their skills in sessions which were planned…

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Cooper Cluster Tag Rugby Festival

The first event in the Cooper School Cluster Festival calendar was Tag Rugby for Year 5 & 6. The day was dry but windy, but this didn’t stop the enthusiasm that was seen on the rugby pitch.

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