Weekly Wednesday Update - 14.10.20

BPSS News…


BPSS Virtual Schools League

We hope your students enjoyed participating in Boccia last week, through the virtual challenges, personal best challenges and leadership packs. Thank you to all those schools that took part and congratulations to the following winning schools;

KS1 – Livingstone Yr1 & Wessex Gardens Yr2

KS1 SEND  – St Theresa’s

KS2 – Holy Trinity Yr5, Livingstone Yr6, Monkfrith Yr4 & Monkfrith Yr6

KS2 SEND – Monkfrith

KS3 – Wren Yr7

KS3 SEND – Wren

KS4 – Wren Yr11

KS4 SEND – Wren  

A full breakdown of results will be sent tomorrow. A reminder that the deadline to submit your results for Football is Friday 5pm. Next week we turn our attention to LYG’s Cross Country and BPSS KS1 Cheerleading Festival. Please note neither will count towards the Virtual Schools League.


BPSS BUY IN 2020/21 – Are your students missing out?

Thank you to all schools that have committed to BPSS this year and are enjoying the many opportunities on offer to them – virtual leagues, personal best challenges, leadership programmes and more. If your school would like to take part it is still not too late to return your SLA to Jo at [email protected]. Please find all the information you need here.


FA girls’ football partnership for KS1 – 4 Students – still time to sign up…

Thank you to all the schools that have signed up so far to take part in this exciting new project. If your school would like to take part there is still time to sign up here.

Primary Schools have the opportunity to take part in the FA Shooting Stars Project

Secondary Schools have the opportunity to take part in the Game of Our Own (GOOO) Project


Secondary Teacher Training Project

This project will enable you in collaboration with your Barnet PE colleagues to develop PE in a way that best suits your students to increase motivation and participation. What you do is up to you but most of the spend should be about professional development and dialogue with no more than 10% on capital costs. If you or your line manager / SLT need to know a little bit more than please see the Sport England website.

For more information please click hereDEADLINE FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST 16/10/2020 to [email protected]


Zoom Catch-Ups

It was great to catch up with so many of you last week during our Primary and Secondary Zoom calls, thank you to those of you that were able to join us. Please see below some key topics of discussion;

Barnet Secondary PE Google Drive - schools expressed an interest that they would find it useful to have a platform to share resources, information etc. Please follow the link below for the Barnet Secondary Google Drive.


If you have any problems accessing the Google Drive, please let us know.

Sports Hall Ventilation - for those interested, England Netball have recommended sports centres purchase CO2 monitors to assist with keeping track of air ventilation.


744 Hour Strava Challenge

Team Barnet had a super busy week, recording just over three days worth of physical activity across the week.

In total our 65 members recorded 72 hours and 55 minutes of physical activity across the week, from 99 logged activities. 37hrs & 17mins were covered by bike, 33hrs & 3mins on foot and 2hrs 35mins swum.

If you would like to join please click here and drop us a quick email once they have requested to join so we can verify your request. Any member of staff working within a Barnet school is also welcome to join too, please feel free to spread the word.


News from our Partners…



New Coaching Children online course

Sports Coach UK have a launched Coaching Children Course in their online classroom at a cost of £30 per coach. The course incorporates the latest research on essential topics that are intrinsic in the coaching of children between the ages of 5 and 12. Coaches will come away with innovative techniques and cutting-edge information to become a more effective coach


Schools still able to enter Mini London marathon

The first ever virtual Virgin Money Giving Mini London sees children complete 2.6 miles before Friday 23 October. There are free resources available, including downloadable running number and certificates.


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