Sports at Oakwood

Here at Oakwood we value sport as an integral part of school life. It is an opportunity to keep fit, work together, raise self- esteem, experience disciplined activities and enjoy success.

The school year 2015 – 2016 was a great one for sport at Oakwood Junior School. With great dedication and enthusiasm form children and teachers alike and with outstanding support from parents we were able to be:-

* East Midlands Regional Champions at High 5 netball.

* Derbyshire County Champions at High 5 netball.

* Winners of the Derby City Schools High 5 netball league.

* Derbyshire School Sports’ team of the year runner-up for High 5 netball.

* Winners of the Derby High School netball tournament.

* Runner-up in the Derbyshire County primary sports championship.

* Derbyshire County runners-up in basketball and third place in girl’s football.

* County finalists in girl’s cricket, year 3/4 mixed tennis, boy’s table tennis, girl’s table tennis and quad athletics.

* City champions in High 5 netball, girls’ football and basketball.

* Achieved the Sainsbury’s School Games gold award for the third consecutive year.

* Winner of the Derby City School Sports Partnership ‘Road to Rio’ combined event competition.

* Derby City School’s 9 a side football league and cup winners.

During this year 215 children, or 62%, represented the school in some form of competitive sport. In addition 96% of children on the SEND register were involved in some form of competitive sport and 55% of children did extra-curricular sport either after school or at lunchtime.

P.E. and Sport Grant 2014 – 2015

In April 2013, the Government announced new funding of £150 million pounds for physical education and sport, to improve the quality and breadth of P.E. and sport provision. Funding

has been allocated to all maintained and state schools with primary phase pupils. To see how

To see how we use our funding click here.


Further evidence of impact can be found here and here

Derby Schools SportsVisit the Derby Schools Sports Partnership website for more information.

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