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PE Premium and Sports at Norton

Norton Fitzwarren Church School is a 'Real PE' School

Our Vision with Real PE is that every child will have a positive relationship with physical activity for life.

For PE to be positive and inclusive for all.

Real PE is an approach that develops essential behaviours, physical literacy and thinking skills for every child.



As well as curriculum Real PE, we support our children's sporting development in a number of other ways.




Premier Sport Education visit Norton Fitzwarren every week to teach competitive sport units such as handball, tag rugby and cricket. The coaches also lead Golden Mile running sessions over the lunchtime break every week. In addition to this we have coaches on site to provide sporting after school club opportunities. For the academic year 2022-2023 we will be offering clubs three times per week.


Every child at Norton Fitzwarren has access to swimming coaching as part of our curriculum PE. Our swimming teaching sessions take place at King's College, Taunton.

Well done to our Y3/4 catchball team, who took part in the 'Central Venue League' this week. All matches were played in a great spirit. A super experience!

Our Y3 Athletics Festival at Wellsprings Leisure Centre was a great experience for all our children. The children enjoyed mixing with other schools and being taught new skills.

CVL - Y5/6 Football Tournament at Bishops Fox's. Great passing, great goals and a super team spirit! Well done everybody!

Well done to our Y5/6 Dodgeball Team who took part in a Central Venue League fixture this week. The children were amazing, and we all had a lot of fun. Thank you for representing our school.

Central Venue League - It was great to be back competing with other schools this autumn. Well done to our Year 3/4 football team!

It was great to have spectators back in school for Sports Day this year!

The children have loved having a dance coach in this year to teach us some routines.

A great start to the school year with the Premier Sport coaches.

Sports Day 2021

Great to have sports coaches back at Norton after national COVID restrictions

At school we can skill take part in PE lessons. Golf is a super sporting activity for social distancing. We have been improving our skills.

Lockdown Activity Timetable - keep yourself active!

PE Premium Funding:


Our school receives specific funding from the Government for Sports provision. Each year we create an action plan to show how we will use this at Norton.




Action plans

Keeping Active At Home


Physical activity and exercise can improve our health, make us feel better, give us more energy and reduce the risk of becoming unwell. In this time of increasing restrictions on our movement with Coronavirus, it is crucial we maintain levels of exercise (60 minutes a day is advised). Being active also releases natural endorphines which make us feel much happier. 


There are many ways we can keep fit at home with no equipment. You Tube has a plethora of content - but please supervise your child whilst they are using this platform. Here are some links to try and home. Click, play, workout, enjoy....

Active Norton!

Sport Relief Day 2 with Gymnast Isabel Haigh (12th March 2020)

Sport Relief Day 1 with Saints South West (11th March 2020)

Year 3 and 4 Rounders 13.5.19

Well done to the rounders team who took part in their first ever tournament today at Bridgwater & Taunton College.

This week the children have been making the most of using are great new playground markings during their PE lessons.

Spring Intrasports

Despite the rain, the Young Leaders did a great job supporting everyone with their first try at hockey. 

Cross Country 25.2.19


Well done to our 2 relay teams today, taking part in 3 x 900m races, finishing 21st in Group 1 and 22nd in Group 2.  Some excellent running and teamwork today, well done to you all!

The dance club have been busy practising their moves with Mrs Goodwin & Mrs Thomas.
Well done to everyone who took part in the Year 3/4 football. Everyone really enjoyed themselves.

Year 3/4 Football


Well done to the Year 3/4 football team who took part in their first tournament today. They didn’t manage to win any of their matches but they had a great time taking part and playing as a team. 

Tag Rugby 25.9.18


Well done to all those that took part in this year's first Tag Rugby event of the year. Thank you to SASP for organising it and Mr Owens and Miss Cobb for taking the children along.The children won 3 out of their 4 matches.  Great work!

Cross Country 24.9.18


Well done to all those that took part in the first Cross Country event of the year, competing in a 3 x 900m relay.   

Cross Country 24.9.18

2018/19- Fixtures for Central Venue Leagues


Attached is the fixture list for all the Central Venue League events for the Autumn term. The dates that Norton Fitzwarren are taking part in are highlighted in yellow.

The Year 3 children had a great time at the Invasion Games Festival on Wednesday 11th October. They loved trying some new sports and meeting other children from different schools in Taunton

Congratulations to our Year 5/6 Dodgeball team, Our Cross Country runners and our Year 3/4 Footballers for brilliant participation in Central Venue League competitions and friendlies.

Well done to the rounders team who played 4 matches this week, winning 2 and losing 2.  Some great team and individual performances!

Rounders  13.6.17

A great effort today with some very close games. 2 loses and 1 win, well done to you all, finishing 2nd in the group!



We had a great time during our Summer Intrasports, practising our throwing and catching skills ready to play a rounders match!
What a fantastic day for our Sports Day. The children had a great time. Special thanks to the Year 6 children who supported the younger children in their morning sports too.
The children had a great time at the annual Quadkids event last week.  Well done to everyone that took part you represented the school brilliantly!

Netball 13.3.17

Another great performance by the Netball team a close game against both Stawley and Beech Grove losing by just 1-0 and a win over Churchstanton.  Well done!

The children enjoyed their Catchball Intrasports

Sportshall Athletics

Well done to all those children that participated in the Sportshall Athletics events at Kings College, we finished 10th in our group.

Netball 29.3.17

Well done to the Netball team on 2 great performances with wins against Oake, Bradford and Nynehead and Priorswood.  A great effort by all!

Birch class were enjoying their Gymnastics lesson this afternoon!
Year 2 children enjoyed their Sports Festival at Taunton Academy!

Netball 8.2.17

2 wins and a draw this evening with an excellent 7 goals scored, well done!

Football 14.11.16

Well done to those that played in the Mixed Football matches at Heathfiled School.  Some very close games with a win against Priorswood 2-0 and a lose to St Johns and Stoke St Gregory.

Tag Rugby 8.11.16

Well done on the first Rugby tournament of the year.  2 wins over West Buckland and Ruishton and a very closely competed game against North Town losing by just 1 point 4-3.  An excellent performance by all.

Our School Games Mini Olympics Day: 23/6/16

Rounders CVL's Summer 2016

After School Activities

At Norton we offer a wide range of sporting opportunities based on children's interests. These change on a termly or half termly basis and are available for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. We encourage all children to participate and have developed local club links to encourage children to continue to access sports that engage them once our club has ended. 

Children have enjoyed; tag rugby, archery and street dance so far this year, with more exciting clubs to come in the Summer Term!

Inter Sport Activities

This academic year, as a school we have entered lots of sports competitions both non-competitively and competitively. 



All children, from reception to year 6, are given the opportunity to take part in festivals alongside other primary schools in the area. These are enjoyable, non-competitive sessions with a variety of themes. They include; multi-skills; net and wall; invasion games; orienteering; striking and fielding and leadership.


Central Venue League

As a school we have entered a variety of Central Venue League tournaments and friendlies this year. The children use their sports knowledge and teamwork skills learnt in curriculum lessons and lunchtime clubs to compete against other school teams in the area. Sports are chosen based on the children's interests and are well represented.

This year we have already enjoyed participating in an even larger range of sports and these include:

  • Sportshall Athletics
  • High Five Netball 
  • Tag Rugby 

In the Summer Term we are looking forward to:

  • Rounders
  • Modified Rounders (for years 3 and 4)
  • Quadkids Athletics 

Intra sport - Rounders

CVL Netball, Tag rugby and Sportshall Athletics

Bath & Wells MAT