24 Jul · Daniela · No Comments

The Primary PE and Sports Premium is Doubling from September 2017

It’s great news to see a promise made by DfE actually being kept lately: the Sports Premium fund is doubling from September! The Secretary of State Justine Greening announced it, together with a few other increases in schools funding in the next years. “As well as this additional investment through the national funding formula, I am …

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10 May · Daniela · No Comments

Local Education Company Celebrates Devolution By Inviting Primary Schools To Apply For £50,000 Funding Support For Disadvantaged Pupils

Manchester based children’s educational company, One Goal, is launching a £50,000 grant funding initiative to celebrate the Devolution of Greater Manchester and the positive impact this can have on the future of children in the region. One Goal wants to support struggling primary schools and inspire disadvantaged children by inviting primary schools across the Greater …

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2 May · Daniela · No Comments

How To Select A Physical Education Provider – Checklist!

This time of year most primary schools review their current PE provision as well as other curriculum areas and start planning for the next academic year. With so many areas of the school to consider, a systematic approach to reviewing current provision and identifying what the school wants is essential. An area we can offer …

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26 Apr · Daniela · No Comments

How to Use Physical Activity to Reduce Stress Ahead of SATs

In our previous post, we looked at the evidence supporting the positive effects of incorporating physical activity, PE and games into SATs preparation for year 6 students. Regular bouts of moderate to vigorous exercise spread over the school day can reduce stress and boost learning. In this post, we take a look at the best …

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4 Apr · Daniela · No Comments

FAQs When We First Meet Schools

We’ve been meeting a lot of schools lately – thank you for having us! – and almost everywhere we go, we receive the same questions. Schools no matter how big or small, have the same concerns – they all want the best for their pupils. Therefore, below we answered the most frequently asked questions we …

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29 Mar · Daniela · No Comments

Using Physical Activity to Reduce Stress Ahead of SATs

It’s official, exercise is good for you… Medical experts and fitness professionals have long since proven the benefits of regular exercise in terms of health and well-being, but, there is now a growing body of psychological research backing up the link between physical activity and learning. In this post, we look at the evidence supporting …

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31 Jan · Daniela · No Comments

North-West Primary Schools Invited To Apply For £30,000 Funding Support For Pupils

We’re pleased to invite primary schools across the North West to apply for a share of £30,000 in grant funding to help boost their pupils’ resilience, self-esteem and character development. From 2005, One Goal has supported over 50,000 pupils in the North West. Currently we provide support to 45 primary schools in the area through a …

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17 Jan · Daniela · No Comments

The 6 Habits in Action at the Forest Crew

In November, One Goal’s Children’s Coach Ben Rowe presented the Forest Crew team at the regional Catalyst Conference in Manchester. They all traveled to Gorton Monastery and showed how much children, parents, and staff love the Forest Crew character education sessions delivered by Ben at Board Oak. The demonstration included various activities from the lessons, showing how The …

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2 Jan · Daniela · No Comments

Happy New Year to all our friends!

May you learn more, find meaning and stay focused on the big objectives you want to accomplish. We’d love to read them in the comments. Happy New Year 2017!

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4 Oct · Daniela · No Comments

How To Make Children Attend PE And After School Clubs – Heald Place Primary School

When One Goal started the full-time Above and Beyond roll at Heald Place Primary School, the school didn’t have much of a PE ethos. This was down to teachers not having enough time to deliver PE. When I started in the school there were a lot of changes to be made – from delivering PE to …

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