Featherstone School Sports Partnership
St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School have bought into a two year package with Featherstone School Sports Partnership. Being part of the partnership supports our school to develop in five key areas:
The Sports Partnership continues to provide us with a PE Specialist who teaches a range of skills and sporting activities to all of our children across FS2 to Year 6. The children at St Anselm’s continue to have access and opportunities to participate in a wide range of sporting competitions throughout the year. We have a dedicated PE Mentor who trains up and supports our Sports Leaders and Organising Crew to deliver activities to other children. Our PE Mentor also supports our teachers by up-skilling them so that they become even more confident at teaching their PE Lessons.
John Lyon’s Charity
St Anselm’s Catholic Primary School and 4 local schools (Beaconsfield Primary, Blair Peach Primary,Dormers Wells Infant School and Tudor Primary School) in the Southall Quadrant, that serve areas of high deprivation, have been granted funding to pay for an on-site play therapy service for one day a week at each school. This specialist support helps our children overcome their difficulties and develop greater resilience so they can successfully engage with learning and achieve their full potential.
The Catholic Children’s Society
The Catholic Children’s Society is responsible for appointing specialist therapists for the Southall Quadrant cluster of 5 schools, including St Anselm’s Catholic Primary. In addition, the Catholic Children’s Society provides annual mental health training for our staff.
St Mary's University College, Strawberry Hill
Each year we work in partnership with and support a number of trainee teachers who are studying at St Mary's University College as part of their initial teacher training.