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We are ERA finalists!

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for four ERA awards!

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Ark Academy Primaries are Champions schools!

Ark Conway and Ark Bentworth Primary Academies in West London have been using Champions - see how they got on!

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Why should children be doing Pilates?

Our guest blogger Dan King, Head of Physical Education at Corpus Christi Primary School, discusses the benefits of teaching Pilates in school. 

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National School Sport Week 2015: St Bernadette’s Sports Day Plan for EYFS

To celebrate National School Sport Week, Rising Stars is taking a look at some of the fantastic activities being planned by primary schools to get their pupils engaged in sport! Here is one account from St Bernadette’s Primary School in Middlesbrough.

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Test fitness at primary schools to diffuse the ‘ticking time bomb’ of health problems, says ukactive

To celebrate National School Sport Week 2015, Rising Stars will be looking at PE in primary schools, and some of the great things that schools have planned for this week! Today, we're looking at the recent report 'Generation Inactive' from ukactive, which has suggested that primary pupils be tested for fitness, just as they would for maths and English skills.

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