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New School Games Organiser Appointed
We welcome Jane Sixsmith (MBE) as our new Wilson Stuart Active Society Coordinator & School Games Organiser from September 2014.
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What is Wilson Stuart Active Society CIC?
A Social Enterprise improving PE & School Sport in the Sutton Coldfield and Erdington communities.
Based at Wilson Stuart School, we work collaboratively with schools to promote PE, School Sport and Community Sport and now advocate the School Games.
Wilson Stuart Active Society is a 'Not for Profit' Community Interest Company (CIC) or Social Enterprise. All our profits go back into the community we serve to ensure sustainability and high quality service.
New Active Society Coordinator
Sutton Coldfield Olympic hockey star to start new role at Wilson Stuart School Sutton Coldfield?s Olympic hockey star, Jane Sixsmith MBE is all set to take up a new community sports role based at Wilson Stuart Special School in Erdington.
Formed three years ago, the Active Society is a not-for-profit community interest company which brings together sports leaders and teachers from thirty three primary, secondary and independent Society member schools in the area. Their collective aim is to raise participation levels and standards of PE and school sport and increase involvement in sports competitions via the national School Games initiative and extended programmes on offer to member schools. Jane will lead and co-ordinate the Society?s core activities including arranging inter-schools competitions, developing training and professional development opportunities for PE staff, encouraging young people to become sports ambassadors and promoting the Bikeability safer cycling scheme. She will also liaise with County sports partnerships including the Birmingham Sport & Physical Activity Trust.
Improving access to sport and encouraging involvement for children and young people with special needs and disabilities will also be a key aspect of the job and Steve Hughes, Head teacher at Wilson Stuart School is delighted that Jane will be at the heart of the school?s community. He said:
?All of our member schools have worked hard to ensure that PE and school sports remain integral to the curriculum and accessible to everyone and Jane?s fantastic career and wealth of experience will provide highly valuable input as we move forward. The fact that she is from Sutton Coldfield too adds to the winning formula and we are very excited to welcome her on board?.
Commenting on her new post, Jane Sixsmith said:
?Engaging in sporting activities at an early age is vital to the positive personal and physical development of children and I am very much looking forward to helping to promote the message that school sport is one of the best ways for pupils, parents and teachers to share the joy and satisfaction of participation and achievement.?
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