9th January 2023

In the Loop
A weekly information sheet updating you about PE and Sport Developments in our schools.
Week Commencing 9th January 2023

Welcome back to Term 3 – we hope you all had a lovely Christmas break and wish you all a Happy New Year!

PE CO-ORDINATOR MEETING - Monday 16th January 2-3.30pm
We are hoping to hold this at the Herne Bay Hub and will send out confirmation later this week.  The first part of the meeting will cover Sports Partnership areas, with the second part focusing on deep dives in PE - if you have any questions that you would like addressed at the meeting, please email these to Hannah this week.  If you haven’t done so already, please confirm whether you or a representative from your school will be attending.

We can now confirm that this will take place on Weds 22nd March at the Herne Bay Hub. 

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.

The webinar will help schools undertake the Active Lives survey with their pupils and students and will showcase the various benefits of being involved including a bespoke school report, access to the Healthy Schools Rating Scheme and equipment vouchers, plus answer any questions that you may have.  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.

Attached is information regarding the Kent County Athletic Association Sporthall Athletics Decathlon which is being held at The Stour Centre in Ashford this Sunday, 15th January.  Please share with anyone who might be interested.

We have been asked by Infinity Tennis to share with you their amazing New Year offer of ‘£4 for 4 Weeks’.Infinity Tennis 2


Below are the competitions taking place during Term 3.  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.

Yr5/6 Sportshall Athletics
A confirmation email will be sent out on Monday to those schools taking part.
Date: Wednesday 18th January 2023 
Venue: HBHS Arena & Sportshall
Time: 1.30-4.30pm
Confirmed entries: Davington, Herne Juniors, Swalecliffe, Eastling, Reculver, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Herne Bay Juniors, St Mary’s Catholic, Boughton, Ethelbert Road, Ospringe, Whitstable Juniors, Briary

KS1 Wake & Shake Festival & KS2 Wake & Shake Competition
Date: Wednesday 25th January 2023 
Venue: HBHS Arena 
Amended Time: As there are only 10 teams taking part, this event will run from 1-2.30pm
Confirmed entries:-
KS1: Westmeads, Hernhill, Herne Infants, Bysing Wood
KS2: Whitstable Endowed, Boughton, Herne Jnrs, Hernhill x2, Bysing Wood

Yr1/2, Yr3/4 & Yr5/6 Speed Stacking
Date: Wednesday 1st February 2023 
Venue: HBHS Arena
Time: 1.30-3.45pm
Entry deadline: Friday 13th January 2023
Entries received:-         
Yr1/2:  Hernhill (x2), St Thomas’, Swalecliffe (x3), Hampton, Bysing Wood, Boughton, Herne Infants (x3), Ethelbert Road, Ospringe (x2), Westmeads (x2)
Yr3/4:  Herne Juniors, Hernhill (x2), St Thomas’, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Boughton, Ethelbert Road, Whitstable Jnrs, Whitstable Endowed
Yr5/6:  Herne Juniors, Hernhill (x2), St Thomas’, Hampton, Bysing Wood (x2), Boughton, Ethelbert Road, Whitstable Jnrs, Whitstable Endowed                                      

Yr1/2, Yr3/4 & Yr5/6 Cross Country
Date: Wednesday 8th February 2023 
Venue: HBHS Field
Time: 1.30-3.30pm
Entry deadline: Friday 20th January 2023
Entries received:-         
Yr1/2:  Davington, Hernhill, St Thomas’, Swalecliffe, Eastling, Reculver, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Herne Bay Infants (14 pupils), Boughton, Herne Infants (x3 teams), Ethelbert Road, St Mary’s Catholic, Briary
Yr3/4:  Davington, Herne Jnrs, Hernhill, St Thomas’, Swalecliffe, Eastling, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Herne Bay Juniors, Boughton, Ethelbert Road (x1 boys team), St Mary’s Catholic, Briary
Yr5/6:  Davington, Herne Jnrs, Hernhill, St Thomas’, Swalecliffe, Eastling, Whitstable Juniors, Hampton, Bysing Wood, Herne Bay Juniors, Boughton, Ethelbert Road, St Mary’s Catholic, Whitstable Endowed, Briary.

Reculver to confirm which age groups they would like to enter please.

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.

Other things happening this week:

Monday 9th January:              
D Packer – PE support in Briary Primary School (All Day)
C Steele - PE support in Briary Primary School (PM)

Tuesday 10th January:            
H Small – Kent SGO Meeting @ The Howard School

Wednesday 11th January:      
Yr3 Hernhill activity session @ HBHS (1.30-2.30pm)

Thursday 12th January:           
H Small – PE support in Davington School (PM)

Hannah & the Sports Partnership Team
Working together to improve PE and School Sport!

Decathlon Entry Form