SSP Report for 2009-10
WHSSP Work Programmes
WHSSP has a very dedicated member of staff in every school to promote and encourage participationin PE, Sport and Physical Activity (WHSSP has 91% of all children and young people are doing 2hrsor more of PE in curriculum time = 10,653)
WHSSP has provided 300 hours of sports specific coaching in 20 different schools covering sports such as Lacrosse, Basketball, Boxing, Netball, Badminton, Gymnastics and Cricket
WHSSP has successfully delivered 14 National Governing Body school sports competitions (WHSSPhas 60% of all children attending some form of competitive events = 7,024 young people).
WHSSP has supported the links with local clubs as part of an ongoing process to create pathways ofSport & Physical Activity for Children & Young People and to introduce a regular club programme onschool sites
WHSSP has provided free swimming sessions for 276 children in primary schools who have beenunable to achieve 25 metres by the time they reach Year 5
Gifted & Talented
WHSSP annually deliver a Multi Skills Academy in partnership with Sir Frederic Osborn SpecialistSports College to support our G & T athletes in their fundamentals development, 40 registered.
WHSSP has supported 20 different projects in the community to offer after school activity from StreetDance, Cheerleading, Climbing, Tennis, Splash Camp and Bikeability which has provided for 300young cyclists to improve their skills
Leadership & Volunteering
WHSSP has a leadership academy with 81 students signed up to the Step Into Sport programme.
We have 2 Gold Ambassadors, 12 Silver Ambassadors and 67 Bronze Ambassadors
WHSSP is part of the Playground to Podium programme where children and young people who havea disability and are based within a mainstream school have the opportunity to excel as an athlete according to their impairment. (WHSSP identified a Young Person who competed in the Regionaland National Finals).
Steve Savva, WH SSP Partnership Development Manager