How can Gymnastics improve the quality of your PE Curriculum?
Gymnastics provides considerable advantages to individuals in terms of the fundamental physical, psychological and social building blocks for current and future participation – agility, balance and coordination/fundamental movement skills and social skills.
The British Gymnastics offer to support Physical Education in Primary Schools is:
Support to access high quality coaches. Support the set-up of extra-curricular activities. Support the set-up and sustainability of effective partnerships with community clubs. Access to British Gymnastics resources to support the delivery of Gymnastics within school. Access to a variety of self-help tools and resources which will assist you with the developments of curricular and extra-curricular gymnastics.
British Gymnastics also offer a ‘Partner School’ package (£17 per year) where schools will receive a package of support and resources. More information about becoming a BG Partner School can be found here
A range of workshops for teachers. For further information and to access courses, please click here
Resources The Proficiency Core Gymnastics Award (40 work cards, wall posters and progress sheets). The content is also presented in DVD format. Further information on available resources can be found here
Key Step’ competition (intra or inter schools). Next Step’ competition framework or into a competitive club pathway.
British Gymnastics affiliated clubs offer a wide range of gymnastics disciplines, delivered by qualified coaches in recognised environments. BG satellite gymnastics session at school sites.
BG Development Officer is available for BG Partner Schools. As a BG Partner School, access to our GymNet coach tracker will allow you to advertise coaching opportunities and to search for coaches available in your area. Your local British Gymnastics Clubs may also be able to provide support to your school through coaches, competition support, judges and volunteers at events.
To find a club local to your school, please use the ‘Find a Club’ tool.
Lyndsay Madden (Club Development Co-ordinator, Cumbria and Tees Valley, British Gymnastics) Tel: 07584 391226
Emma Lambert (North Workforce Development Co-ordinator, British Gymnastics) Tel: 07581 365 246
Anna Murray (North Performance Pathway Co-ordinator, British Gymnastics) Tel: 07825 313217
There are 12 opportunities listed on the Physical Activity Directory. To view local opportunities please select your local area.
Check out our Gymnastics page for more information on Gymnastics in Cumbria