Rainford High’s PE Department awarded Quality Mark

The PE Department at Rainford High is celebrating after being given a Quality Mark with Distinction by the Association for Physical Education (afPE) for ‘demonstrating outstanding commitment to improvement in physical education, school sport and physical activity’.

The school heavily prides its self on a rich and varied sports ...

Award for school

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School was named ‘Primary School of the Year’ at the Sefton Sports Awards. The award is given to a primary school which has demonstrated extra commitment to sport within the last 12 months through the development of new initiatives or programmes which go above and beyond ...

PE without a stretch

The long-awaited Healthy Schools Rating has landed, but the question is ‘how and why should schools capitalise on it when budgets and capacity are tight?’ MSP has been working to unlock the power of sport and physical activity for over 20 years and its strategic lead for children and young people, ...

The POWER of physical activity

Keeping the kids busy over the summer holidays is often a major stress for parents, and now summer is over, it is easy to take your eye off the ball! However, the benefits of keeping the kids physically active cannot be underestimated. Benefits which can improve almost every aspect of health; ...

Quidditch final is a classic

Primary schools throughout the North West travelled to Liverpool Hope University to take part in the first ever Northern Schools Quidditch Championship. The game is often described as somewhere in between touch rugby, netball and basketball, really energetic with the children having loads of fun. The North West has been selected for ...