Derwent Vale have the opportunity to be involved in
inter and intra school competitions within
cricket, netball, dodgeball, athletics and many more
Derwent Vale are unique as they organise and hold the
small schools gala for Workington consortium schools.
Vale we follow the Suffolk P.E. Scheme, teaching
Athletics Activities, Dance,
Games Skills, Gymnastics, Outdoor & Adventurous
Activities and Swimming.
Vale use funding to enhance provision eg:
of sports funding has been evident though the following:
reached Level 3 in cricket 2017.
in the top 3 in the netball competition
for the first time.
finished runners up in the dodgeball
competition for the first time.
We now have
two PE Co-ordinators enabling one to
focus on KS1 and the other to focus on
to provide training to all staff
including lunchtime supervisors.
Achieving Sainsbury School Games Gold
2016/17 and are reapplying for Gold this
variety of sports offered e.g. rounders,
dodgeball, archery and climbing.
children have been involved in
has formed numerous strong links with
the community to encourage children to
participate in sport out of school hours
and during holidays - rugby, motocross,
cricket, karate, gymnastics, dance,
swimming and many more.
Sport has a
high profile in school and pupil
responses show great enjoyment,
increased confidence and self-belief.
play consists of a variety of zoned
activities with Youth Sports Leaders
helping and encouraging the younger
is funded for most able pupils.
100% KS2 get
a 10 week block of swimming lessons.
swimming opportunities to support less
safety to support engagement in
engagement in Skip 2 B Fit has increased
pupil fitness levels, personal
achievement and self-confidence.
activities such as Ribbon dancing raise
fitness levels and awareness of
different physical activities and
of PE facilities enabling greater uptake
of PE provision time, leading to higher
fitness levels and a more positive
student mental and physical wellbeing.