At Ashbury Meadow our vision is to enable every child to develop an active and healthy lifestyle and are given every opportunity to participate in a wide variety of sporting activities.
We enable our pupils to discover their passion for sport through our extensive programme of both intra and inter-school competitions and after school sports programme.
Talented and committed teachers, support staff and coaches ensure that pupils develop their skills in a wide range of sports in a safe and fun environment while encouraging the core attitudes of sportsmanship, discipline, resilience and determination.
Having achieved the Gold School Games Mark in 2017/18 and 2018/19 and shortlisted in the Sports School of the Year category at Manchester City Council’s 2019 Sports Awards, sport plays a vital role at Ashbury Meadow.
HOW TO STAY ACTIVE AT HOME
Sport England have provided some useful ideas about how to stay active if you are at home.
They can be accessed from their website on https://www.sportengland.org/news/how-stay-active-while-youre-home
"I know how hard it will be now that all grassroots sports have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. My own daughter needs constant activity to ensure that she is happy and healthy. Below are some of the links that I will be using during the school closure." Mr. Wall
HIIT SESSIONS DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN: RECOMMENDED FOR KS2 AND KS1. GREAT TO DO AS A FAMILY TOGETHER.
NON JOE WICKS WORK OUTS. THESE ARE IDEAL FOR EYFS AND KS1
"Yoga is great for healthy body and mind: Cosmic Kids is brilliant as they have age related stories to do yoga moves to."
YOGA EYFS AND KS1
Our Year 6 girls’ football team competes in the Manchester Schools’ football tournament and after playing 13 games they are currently placed ninth in the league.
On Monday 13th and Thursday 16th January respectively we took our Year 6 football teams to Manchester City’s Etihad Campus for the Premier League Primary Stars tournament. Encompassing the School Games Values, both teams played with determination, honesty and respect and our Year 6 girls' team finished second in their league.
Dodgeball, Tennis, Netball, Handball, Quick Cricket, basketball and Tag Rugby
Having established links with three local primary schools, Ashbury Meadow regularly hosts B and C team competitions in a range of exciting sports.
In February, our Y5 girls’ B team will travel to the School of the Resurrection to take part in a netball fixture. Other events for February include the Manchester PE Association's Y5/6 quick sticks hockey tournament, a Y4/5 basketball match against Armitage Primary School and the launch of our table tennis after school club.
The East and Central Manchester Schools’ Cross Country race is held in Chorlton Park and this year, one child from Ashbury Meadow qualified for the City of Manchester Schools’ final.
This year’s competition at the Belle View Sports Centre, saw the squad finish in sixth place overall with the Year 6 girls’ sprint team winning all of their events.
Children are additionally encouraged to be physically active with a range of non-competitive sports that are also on offer at Ashbury Meadow. With numerous activities including boxercise, orienteering, the daily mile and multisports fitness available, we have something for every child to enjoy.