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Award for schools good sport efforts

PUBLISHED: 10:27 08 February 2010 | UPDATED: 16:35 30 June 2010

NINE Norfolk schools have been recognised for delivering consistently high quality PE and school sport.

Norfolk County Council has awarded its new high quality PE charter mark to the schools to highlight its commitment to school sport and to encourage schools to deliver the recommended minimum of two hours a week of high quality PE.

NINE Norfolk schools have been recognised for delivering consistently high quality PE and school sport.

Norfolk County Council has awarded its new high quality PE charter mark to the schools to highlight its commitment to school sport and to encourage schools to deliver the recommended minimum of two hours a week of high quality PE.

Currently 88pc of young people in the county receive the recommended minimum.

The schools were presented with their awards at County Hall on Friday. They are:

Aylsham High

Anthony Curton Primary, Walpole St Peter

Clenchwarton Primary

Eastgate Primary, King's Lynn

Great Dunham Primary

White Woman Lane Junior, Sprowston

Brundall Primary

St Michael's Nursery and Infants, Aylsham

Freethorpe Primary.

To gain the award, schools have to ensure that pupils understand what they are trying to achieve through PE, enjoy their lessons and want to improve their knowledge and skills in PE. The award lasts for two years and successful schools are able to display a plaque.

The awards ceremony also saw 30 teaching assistants presented with awards for developing their teaching skills in PE.

Debbie Glover from Fleggburgh Primary School received the outstanding candidate of 2009 award for achieving outstanding grades in all of her observed lessons during the course, delivered by the council.

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