The Morpeth and Ponteland School Sport Programme (MPSSP) aims to deliver a high quality programme of PE and School Sport.

1. High Quality Curriculum Physical Education

The MPSSP will provide high quality specialist PE teachers and/or Sport Specific coaches to deliver PE curriculum. They will work alongside teachers to help improve provision for PE and Sport in each school setting.

2. CPD

MPSSP will provide a number of CPD opportunities for curriculum physical education and school sport provision using school based support and/or nationally accredited tutors and courses.

3. Out of School Hours/Lunchtime Learning

MPSSP will deliver a range of lunchtimes and/or afterschool programmes. All teachers/coaches will have appropriate qualifications; have a current CRB and relevant experience.

MPSSP will help sustain/grow the network of Change4life sports clubs and develop links with local sports clubs.

4. Festivals and Competition

MPSSP will organise and deliver festivals working in partnership with the Northumberland School Games, developing competitive opportunities for all, including the least active. Each school will have access to a co-ordinated calendar of events in the Morpeth & Ponteland area.

5. Leadership and Volunteering

MPSSP will work with schools to develop sports leadership for young people.

MPSSP will help develop the workforce of teachers, non-teaching staff, parents, volunteers and young leaders required to activate the School Games as required.

6. Provision for Young People with Disabilities

MPSSP will provide schools with advice regarding the provision of physical activity and sport for young people with disabilities where requested.

MPSSP will ensure the provision of both inclusive and targeted opportunities for young disabled people with access to the School Games.

7. Gifted and Talented

MPSSP will assist schools with identifying young people who are gifted and talented in PE and sport.

Contact Details:

Franki Clark, MPSSP Manager & School Games Organiser

Mobile: 07815758489

Email: [email protected]


Updated: September 2022