Secondary Welcome Back Update - 08.01.21

Welcome back to another term and the start of a new calendar year. We hope you had a restful and enjoyable break over the festive period, however you chose to spend it.

Please see below various updates and resources which we hope will be useful to you and your school community during this latest lockdown. During these challenging times we want to help by providing simple ways for your pupils, both in school and at home, to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

If you don’t already, please follow us on social media and encourage your school community to too, for the latest updates and resources;

Instagram - @barnetsport

Twitter - @BarnetSport

We are always available should you wish to contact us;

Jo Eames (Strategic Manager) – [email protected]

Katie Bailey (SGO) – [email protected]

Mark Betts (SGO) – [email protected]

From everyone at BPSS, we wish you, your family and school community a happy, healthy and prosperous year ahead.


Barnet Twin Towns Challenge

Join us on an exciting voyage to visit Barnet’s 8 twin towns. Whether it’s cycling with the kids, clocking up your 10,000 daily steps or simply waking together as a family, we want everyone to join us in helping cover the 25,000 kilometre journey.

There are various resources available to download from our website to help promote the challenge across your school community, please click here to access the following;

- Schools information document and FAQ document which will hopefully explain the challenge and answer any questions.

- Parent, Carers & Guardians information document and *FAQ document for schools to pass onto their school community. *word format for schools to edit as they wish

- Promotional poster

If you have any queries regarding this challenge please do not hesitate to get in touch.


Resources for Parents/Guardians

We have collated a PDF spreadsheet, attached, for schools to circulate to their school community. It contains useful links of ways in which parents/guardians can motivate their children to stay active throughout lockdown. We will continually update each week with the latest resources released.


Barnet Dance Festival – Further Information

Thank you again to all those schools that expressed their interest in being part of the 2021 Barnet Dance Festival. In light of the latest Government announcement we hope to be in a position to update all interested schools next week regarding the status of this event.


This Girl Can – Campaign Postponed

Unfortunately we have had to postpone our This Girl Can campaign which we were planning to roll out across Barnet secondary schools this term. We hope to launch the campaign in the summer term, which will aim to increase physical activity and develop leadership skills amongst female students.


FA Girls’ Football Partnership

Thank you to all the following schools that signed up to take part in this exciting new project which is set to launch in Barnet this term; Archer, Ashmole, Copthall, QEGS, Saracens High, St James’, Whitefield & Wren.


London Basketball Association - Free Courses

The LBA are offering free courses to every school in London. The courses available are Referee Level 1, Table Official Level 1 & Media Crew. Those looking to get certified, must be over the age of 14 years old. There will be a cap on the first 100 schools that sign up.   

Please click here for further information and click here to sign up to this offer.

Any queries please email [email protected]


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