A local secondary school in the heart of Grimsby received some exciting news this week from a children’s charity which works to ensure that every child enjoys life-changing benefits that come from play and sport.
Oasis Academy Wintringham, situated on Weelsby Avenue in Grimsby have been proudly awarded the Bronze status by the Youth Sport Trust for the work they are doing to further improve the provision for sport, well-being and health at the academy, they are also the first secondary school in Grimsby and Cleethorpes to be presented with this title.
The Youth Sport Trust has a key passion for the power of sport and improving children’s lives which has been at the heart of the charity since its inception. Since 1995, they have pioneered a way of working across practice, research, building successful partnerships that forge a lasting legacy for improving young people’s lives.
Oasis Academy Wintringham are proud to be working along side them and have also been graded Gold for Sport and Health’s contribution to school culture, qualification pathways and collaborative partnership.
Steve Broderick, Associate Assistant Principal & Leader for Sport and Health at Oasis Academy Wintringham said; “It is an exciting time for all PE departments in the country, the role of a sport department has evolved to promote health, personal development and well-being, as well as sports and competition.
We are hoping as we move towards gold that we can give every student the best possible provision to support them becoming happy and successful individuals. We are very proud of what we do at Oasis Academy Wintringham but are always looking to improve.”