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Opening Schools Facilities Fund - Furness



OSF Funding used for:


Chetwynde School

Creating a table tennis offer within the school to be utilised before during and after school. This was the most popular option to offering a new sport within school students were keen to have I wide ranging offer with links to local club. 


Furness Academy

Enhancing the climbing offer for after school provision and community use to increase participation. A substantial bouldering extension to the current wall along supported with funding for climbing shoes for participants and relevant climbing training and emergency first aid course for a staff member to attend.


George Hastwell School

Purchasing specialist MOVE kit to develop the programme in school. A programme designed to develop movement and practical mobility skills in Children with mobility issues. Extra-curricular provision to be offered following additional staff completing train the trainer course.


St. Bernard’s Catholic High School

Investment in several bits of equipment and kit to widen the offer afterschool including table tennis bats, practice partner robot, and a number of adapted table tennis balls to support those with SEND needs and visual impairment. This bid also included portable football goals, dodgeball kit, and equipment for team building activities. All based on student voice to help inspire and develop physical activity as a lifelong habit. 


Walney School

Equipment to create a space into a gym as demand in Walney is extremely high for fitness facilities. Gym open to students and staff, before during and after school and available for community use on an evening.