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In the Loop
A weekly information sheet updating you about PE and Sport Developments in our schools.
Week Commencing 23rd January 2023
PE CO-ORDINATOR MEETING
Many thanks to all those who were able to attend the meeting last week. A copy of the presentation has been sent out by email, along with information on PE Deep Dives and other areas covered.
As discussed at the meeting, please remember to tag Herne Bay High School from your Facebook page whenever you take part in any of our competitions at Herne Bay High School and also to please visit Sports Partnership Events - Herne Bay High School for updates and photos from events that have taken place as well as weekly In The Loops and other information.
Further to Hannah’s recent email, the forthcoming teacher strikes currently impact the Speed Stacking competition planned for 1st February so this event will now be postponed to a later date. Thank you for your entries - we will keep you updated regarding the new date.
PRIMARY PE CONFERENCE
Please find below a link to the Active Kent and Medway Primary PE Conference Survey – please visit this to have your say as to what you would like to see at the conference and also to enter a prize draw for the chance to win a FREE ATHLETE VISIT for your school!
TERM 3 COMPETITIONS
Yr5/6 Sportshall Athletics
This competition took place last Wednesday, with 14 teams taking part. Many thanks to everyone who was involved and congratulations to this year’s winners, Swalecliffe, and to Herne Juniors and Hampton in second and third place respectively.
KS1 Wake & Shake Festival & KS2 Wake & Shake Competition
We look forward to welcoming schools to HBHS for this event at 1pm on Wednesday – information has already been sent out. Please remember to bring your music (ideally on your phone or ipad. Unfortunately we will not be able to use music from a CD).
Yr1/2, Yr3/4 & Yr5/6 Cross Country
Date: Wednesday 8th February 2023
Venue: HBHS Field
Entry deadline: Friday 20th January 2023
Yr1/2: Davington, Hernhill, St Thomas’, Swalecliffe, Eastling, Reculver, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Herne Bay Inf (14 pupils), Boughton, Herne Inf (x3 teams), Ethelbert Rd, St Mary’s Cath, Briary
Yr3/4: Davington, Herne Jnrs, Hernhill, St Thomas’, Swalecliffe, Eastling, Reculver, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Herne Bay Juniors, Boughton, Ethelbert Road (x1 boys team), St Mary’s Cath, Briary, Joy Lane (x1 girls team)
Yr5/6: Davington, Herne Jnrs, Hernhill, St Thomas’, Swalecliffe, Eastling, Reculver, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Herne Bay Jnrs, Boughton, Ethelbert Road, St Mary’s Catholic, Whitstable Endowed, Briary, Joy Lane
If you have entered the Yr3/4 and Yr5/6 age groups, we will assume you are bringing a girls team and a boys team for each age group. If this is not the case, please let us know.
Luddenham – please confirm which age groups you would like to enter
TERM 4 COMPETITIONS
Below are the competitions taking place during Term 4. Further details/team requirements etc are given in your Competition Handbook. Please be reminded that there is a maximum number of teams that we can accommodate so entries are on a first come first served basis but must be received by the entry deadline stated. Where more than one team has been requested, please note that this is not definite until confirmed by us.
Please note that the Handball and Infant Agility events may be impacted due to the sportshall being used for mock exams, ie. Handball may have to be held outside. Further information will be given in due course.
Date: Wednesday 1st March 2023
Entry deadline: Friday 10th February 2023
Entries requested: Boughton, Davington, Hernhill, Herne Juniors, Luddenham, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Swalecliffe
Date: Wednesday 8th March 2023
Entry deadline: Friday 10th February 2023
Entries requested: Boughton, Davington, Hernhill, Joy Lane, Hampton, Bysing Wood x2, Swalecliffe
Yr3/4 & Yr5/6 Quicksticks Hockey
Date: Wednesday 22nd March 2023
Venue: Herne Bay Hub
Time: Yr3/4: 9am – 12 noon
Entry deadline: Friday 3rd March 2023
Yr3/4: Davington, Hernhill x2, Herne Juniors, Luddenham, Hampton, Bysing Wood x2, Swalecliffe
Yr5/6: Davington, Hernhill x2, Herne Juniors, Luddenham, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Swalecliffe
MINI GOLF FESTIVALS
Kent Golf will be hosting two Mini Golf festivals during 2023 and have asked us to share the following details with you:
The PGA coaches will do a 1 hour session with the students from each school using Golfway equipment before the festivals.
To register please contact:
Kim Brusadelli, Junior Development Officer
Tel: 07553 773 593
ACTIVE LIVES SURVEY WEBINAR
A reminder that Active Kent & Medway is hosting a webinar on the Sport England Active Lives Children & Young People Survey on Thursday 26 January 2023 between 1615-1700 via Microsoft Teams. If you haven't been selected for the Active Lives survey this term but want to find out more, please feel free to join the webinar via the following link. Please book on here.
Other things happening this week:
Monday 23rd January:
D Packer – PE support in Briary Primary School (All Day)
C Steele - PE support in Briary Primary School (PM)
Wednesday 25th January:
KS1/KS2 Wake & Shake Festival/Comp @ HBHS (1.00-2.30pm)
Thursday 26th January:
H Small – PE support in Davington School (PM)
Hannah & the Sports Partnership Team
Working together to improve PE and School Sport!