According to the National Curriculum 2014, KS1 children should participate in team games that develop simple tactics for attacking and defending. KS2 children should play competitive games.
Click here to read more about the Physical Education National Curriculum.
To help achieve this, each academic year pupils at Howitt complete in many extra-curricular competitions as part of the Amber Valley School Sport Partnership (AVSSP), including dodgeball, handball, basketball, football and cross country.
Some of our impressive recent achievements include:
- 8 of our amazing KS1 children took part in a football competition at Aldercar High School.
- 7 year 3 and 4 pupils came first in the dodgeball competition, winning every single match with an amazing 27 points!
- 7 KS1 pupils took part in the dodgeball competition at William Gregg Sports Centre.
- 8 KS1 pupils took part in their very first competition which was handball, they were all amazing!
- Pupils who took part in the William Gregg Football Cup are into the semi-finals!
You can find links to all the competitions that children at Howitt have participated, below.
- Sportshall Athletics
- Tag Rugby
Competition results 2021-2022
|Year 3 and 4||Dodgeball||7||First Place!|
|Year 1 and 2||KS1 Handball||8|
|Year 5 and 6||Gregg Cup Football Competition||Into the semi-final!|
|Year 5 and 6||Indoor Rowing Competition||7||First Place!|
|Year 1 and 2||KS1 Dodgeball||6|
Previous Competition Results
|Year 5 and 6||VC cup football||10||2nd Place|
|Year 3 and 4||World cup TAG||8||Festival|
|Year 5 and 6||World cup TAG||9||5th Place|
|Years 4 – 6||Girls Football||8||3rd Place|
|Years 4 – 6||Primary Schools Football||9||4th Place|
|Year 1 and 2||Sports Hall Athletics||10|
|Year 3 and 4||Sports Hall Athletics||10|
|Year 5 and 6||Sports Hall Athletics||10|
|Year 1and 2||Invasion games||6||1st Place|
|Year 5 and 6||Dance Platform||2||1st Place|
|Year 3 and 4||Basketball||5||1st Place|
|Year 5 and 6||Basketball||7||3rd Place|
|Year 1 and 2||Dodgeball||7||1st Place|
|Year 3 and 4||Dodgeball||7||3rd Place|
|Year 5 and 6||Dodgeball||7||2nd Place|
|Year 1 and 2||Racket Festival||6||1st Place|
|Year 5 and 6||Dance Platform||3||Participants|
|Year 5 and 5||KS1 football||8||2nd Place|
|KS2||Go Ride Cycle Racing||1||1st place|
|Year 5 and 6||Football 5 a-side||10||Derbyshire Primary & Junior Schools – 4th place|
Leadership and Volunteering
Some of our brilliant Year 5 children have successfully completed application forms to be our next set of Sports Leaders. Soon they will undergo training session to prepare school teams for competitions during lunchtimes, they also lead warm ups for the PE lessons and will manage and run activities with KS1 and KS2 children at lunchtimes, playing and leading games. These children record the hours spent working with others to gain a certificate from Amber Valley Sports Partnerships.
Watch this space for more information and pictures!