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How are schools getting more active , more often in North Lanarkshire?

13/06/14

Some of the good practice happening in North Lanarkshire Schools includes:

Berryhill Primary School are aiming high and progressing the  'Dynamic Youth' Award. The school's P6's have completed the majority of the award last year and will finish when they complete the after school mountain biking club this term. The award has been alot of work and fun for the school and Community learning & Development have supported the process at  the delivery end. 

Castlehill and Overtown have a ' Merger Sport's Programme. Both schools are merging in 2 years and  as part of the new Clyde Valley Campus. Active Schools have implemented a  Juinior Ambassador/Sports Leader programme in the schools where pupils apply for  one of two  place in   August.  The group promote clubs in each school, attend the CiS in CVHS for the 3 athlete visits, plan and help deliver a joint event and transition club in CVHS. They  also attended the' Be Your Personal Best' event earlier this year and met Sir Chris Hoy and Katherine Granger.

Morningside have been getting  more active, more often  with etra help from    Mark Ure.  Mark delivers activity in curricular-time, runs the football after school and promotes this to  the other schools  and actively  recruits coaches to assist. Mark has a great appore with the children and attendance at the activities is soaring!

Netherton are taking forward  'Big Idea'. This is an accumulaiton of health, eco and road safety committees. The pupils plan and deliver programmes and events across the year with a theme, this year i the focus is on a  'Commonwealth  Games' theme. This is brought together  in the  schools Sports Day in June. The group are working on 'School Sports Awards'  as another addition to their busy schedule.

Thornlie Primary School focus on  'Wednesday Club'. Every pupil takes-part in an activity on a  Wednesday afternoon. Activities include football, orienteering, and fitness as well as chess, arts and crafts.

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