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Health and Wellbeing

The link between Pupil health and wellbeing and attainment:
Pupils with better health and wellbeing are more likely to achieve academically.
Effective social and emotional competencies are associated with greater health and wellbeing, and better achievement.
The culture, ethos and environment of a school influences the health and wellbeing of pupils and their readiness to learn.
A positive association exists between academic attainment and physical activity levels of pupils.
Physical activity has been linked to improved classroom behaviour across the whole school.

The Reality

Nearly a third of children aged 2 to 15 are overweight or obese.
Children from low income backgrounds are the worst affected (twice as likely to be affected by the age of 5, three times as likely by the age of 11)
Chief Medical Officer guidelines says that children should undertake at least 60 minutes and up to several hours of activity each day.
Approximately 75% of primary age children do not currently do the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity a day.
From Sept 2017 the sugar tax on soft drinks and sugary snacks will double the primary sports sports premium with more emphasis placed on what schools are doing towards the health and wellbeing of pupils.
Whilst schools cannot possibly provide all of the solutions, they will be tasked with providing at least thirty minutes of vigorous physical activity in every school day.
A new healthy rating scheme for primary schools will be in place from September 2017

 

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Top 10 schools SGO Cup update

Hyndburn Schools

Position

School

Points

Overall Position

1

Peel Park

275

1

2

St Bartholomew’s

225

2

3

Benjamin Hargreaves

211

3

4

St Anne & St Joseph’s

190

5

5

St Marys Oswaldtwistle

168

6

6

St Nicholas

155

7

7

Baxenden

150

9

8

St Marys Clayton

132

15

9

All Saints

125

19

10

Huncoat

116

21

 

Ribble Valley Schools

Position

School

Points

Overall Position

1

St Marys Langho

192

4

2

St Leonards Langho

151

8

3

Oakhill

145

10

4

Pendle

140

11

5

Waddington & West Bradford

 

Gisburn

135

12 & 13

6

Salesbury

132

14

7

Balderstone, Clitheroe St James and Whalley

130

16, 17 and 18

8

Brennands Endowed

124

20

9

St Michael & St Johns

115

22

10

Brookside

100

23

 

Most Improved Schools SGO Cup

Position

School

Points Difference between 2015/2016 & 2016/2017

Overall Position

1

Pendle & St Nicholas

95

St Nicholas – 7

Pendle – 11

2

St Marys Langho

75

4

3

St Annes & St Josephs

70

5

4

Read St Johns

65

25

5

Chatburn

60

38

6

St Bartholomew’s

53

2

7

Peel Park

50

1

8

Waddington & West Bradford

48

13

9

Brennands Endowed and Whalley

44

Brennands – 20

Whalley – 18

10

Sacred Heart

40

30

 

Peel Park and Salesbury Qualify For Lancashire School Games Final

Ten primary schools competed in the Hyndburn Schools year 3&4 key steps gymnastics event that took place at Hollins High School on 9th February.  Gymnasts competed in two disciplines – the floor and the vault and it was evident as the first gymnast took to the floor how high the standard was and how hard the gymnasts had been practising.  Each team had 5 members who took part in each discipline and the overall scores were combined to make the team score.

The event was judged by officials from Ribble Valley Acrobatics Academy and Hollins High school and the overall results were as follows:

1st – Peel Park A (66 points)

2nd Benjamin Hargreaves A (63.3 points)

3rd Baxenden (62.9 points)

Ribble Valley Event:

It was another record year for entries in the Ribble Valley event with twenty eight teams entered in total. With that many teams, they were divided into three sittings with each team allocated a time to come and compete.  As in the Hyndburn event, teams competed in both floor and vault events with judges from Ribble Valley Acrobatic academy and St Augustine’s High school.

The overall results were as follows:

1st – Salesbury (63.9 points)

2nd St Michael and St Johns (62.8 points)

3rd  – Gisburn (59.6 points)

Peel Park winning for the second year running and qualifying for the Spar Lancashire School Games in Blackpool on July 4th along with Salesbury from Ribble Valley.

Jane Johnson – School Games Organiser for Hyndburn and Ribble Valley said “The gymnastics is always a favourite event of mine and it’s great to see the standard increase year on year – this is a testament to the work that both the school teachers and Ribble Valley Gymnastics Academy have been doing in our schools”

 

Record Number Of Entries For Ribble Valley Tag Rugby Event

On Thursday 9th March Ribblesdale High School hosted 21 teams who all had hopes of becoming Ribble Valley tag rugby champions 2017. The teams were split up into 4 groups with the winner of each group making the semi-final stage.  St Marys Langho A finished top of group A winning all 5 group games and finishing on 15 points, St Joseph’s Hurst Green finished 2nd on 12 points, Chatburn 3rd on 7 points, Grindleton finished 4th on 6 points, Whalley B were in 5th place with 3 points whilst Balderstone A finished in 6th place with 1 point. Group B featured Waddington & West Bradford who won the group with 12 points, Salesbury finished 2nd with 9 points, Brennands Endowed A were 3rd with 4 points with Balderstone B in 4th also on 4 points however Brennands finished above them on try difference, St Marys Langho B finished in 5th place.

Group C was won by Brookside who finished on 10 points, edging ahead of St Leonards Langho A on try difference. Bolton By Bowland were 3rd,  Mellor 4th and Brennands Endowed B 5th. The final group, Group D was won by St Michael & St Johns with 8 points just ahead of Whalley A on 7 points, Gisburn finished 3rd on 5 points, St Leonards Langho B finished 4th on 4 points and Pendle finished 5th on 2 points.

The semi-final games were St Marys Langho vs Brookside and St Michael & St Johns vs. Waddington & West Bradford. St Marys Langho A beat Brookside 2-1 in the first semi-final whilst Waddington & West Bradford beat St Michael & St Johns 4-2 in the second semi-final. In the 3rd and 4th place playoff game St Michael & St Johns beat Brookside 4-2 to leave with Bronze medals. The final was a really close game and tense game however Waddington and West Bradford beat St Marys Langho 4-2 to win the competition.

Thank you to Ribblesdale High School for hosting the competition, Clitheroe Royal Grammar School for providing 4 referees and also to Clitheroe Rugby Club and Ribble Valley Council for supporting the competition again. Good luck to Waddington & West Bradford who will now represent the Ribble Valley in the Lancashire Finals.

13 teams entered but only 1 can become Hyndburn Rugby Champions 2017

On Tuesday 7th March Accrington Academy hosted the Hyndburn Schools Tag Rugby competition, 13 schools entered in the hope of becoming Hyndburn Tag Rugby Champions for 2017. The teams were split into 3 groups with the top two teams qualifying from the group  along with 2 best performing 3rd place teams joining them in the quarter finals.

In group A Benjamin Hargreaves qualified top of the group after winning all of their group games with St Bartholomew’s finishing 2nd in the group with their only defeat coming from Benjamin Hargreaves A, Peel Park B also qualified as one of the best third placed sides. In Group B St Anne & St Josephs finished top of the group winning all of their games, in 2nd place were Huncoat winning 1, drawing 1 and losing 1 then came Benjamin Hargreaves B who qualified as one of the best 3rd placed teams.  Group C was won by Peel Park A winning all three of their group games with Moorend going through in 2nd place.

The quarter finals saw some really interesting games with all sides playing well and really wanting to be one of the four semi-finalists. Moorend vs. Benjamin Hargreaves A was won 4-1 by Benjamin Hargreaves to set up a semi-final vs Peel Park A after they beat Benjamin Hargreaves B. St Bartholomew’s beat Huncoat 3-1 to set up a semi-final match vs St Anne’s and St Josephs after they beat Peel Park B.

Once again the semi-finals were close affairs with all four sides playing really well however Peel Park A overcame Benjamin Hargreaves A with a golden try and St Bartholomew’s beat St Anne’s & St Josephs. Benjamin Hargreaves A took 3rd place and left with Bronze medals after beating St Anne & St Joseph’s 2-0 in the 3rd/4th Place playoff game. The final was won by a golden try with the game level at 1-1 after the duration of the game, Peel Park A managed to score the golden try to win the game 2-1 and become Hyndburn Tag Rugby champions.  

Well done to everyone who took part and also good luck to Peel Park A who will represent Hyndburn in the county finals.

april, 2017

25apr1:00 pm- 3:00 pmHyndburn Mini Tennis1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Accrington Tennis ClubOrganisation:Sports partnership primary schools

26apr4:00 pm- 6:00 pmYear 7 Girls Rugby Union4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Clitheroe Rugby ClubOrganisation:Sports partnership secondary schools

27apr1:00 pm- 3:00 pmRibble Valley Mini Tennis1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Ribble Valley Tennis CentreOrganisation:Sports partnership primary schools

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