Reintroducing Sports Programmes in Schools has never been more important than it is now! In a world of technology and digital-media driven activities amongst young people, including social media and gaming, and the epidemic of childhood obesity in the UK, we need to get our children moving and communicating with others in a way that will keep them physically, emotionally and socially healthy not just throughout their childhood, but for life.Built around four pillars
JR Sports Stars, is the brain child of England Rugby Legend, and World Cup winner, Jason Robinson OBE. He is passionate about using sport to inspire and motivate young people to “be the best you can be” – a philosophy he applies to his own life.
JR Sports Stars Schools Sporting Achievement Programme is an exciting initiative aimed at making sports programmes in schools as important as other school subjects. It is designed to engage young children and to support schools in reviving the sporting curriculum, getting children moving again, helping them grow in confidence and teaching them the importance of team work and leadership.The importance of sport
The Government, at last, recognises the importance of sport in the development of our children. Ahead of the 2019 School Sport Action Plan, a summit was held at the end of 2018 where Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, asked the country’s largest sporting institutions to advise the Government on how to help children to harness the benefits of sport.
These benefits include greater self-belief, working towards long-term goals and recovering from setbacks, as well as the well-documented benefits to their physical and mental wellbeing.Find out more
"The feedback has been incredibly positive, the children really enjoyed the sessions and were talking about the assembly for weeks afterwards. We are hoping that the programme will positively impact our drive on health live styles and encourage more children to participate in extracurricular sports clubs".
William Byrd School – Sarah Roberts (Head Teacher)