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Wiltshire's Big Pledge - It’s Not Just Cricket Schools Challenge

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Celebrating this year's ICC Cricket World Cup coming to the UK this summer it's time for your school to step up to the Big Pledge Challenge over six weeks from 3 June to 14 July! 

Register your school for FREE NOW for the It’s Not Just Cricket School Challenge and undertake ANY sport or activity as part of the timed challenge as your school 'completes a century' by logging minutes of activity to 'score a run' and to get gold!

Sign up now at www.wiltshire.gov.uk/bigpledge

There is no limit on the number of pupils in a team so whether your school is large or small everyone can take part. One member of staff will need to register the school. The system will calculate your school’s total time target based on the number of pupils in your team. It will be calculated using the Chief Medical Officer’s recommendation that children should be undertaking 60 minutes of activity a day. For more information on how to sign up please email bigpledge@wiltshire.gov.uk for your Schools Sign Up Guide.

Each school will receive a School Resource Pack that will help support you and your pupils, including an A1 wall chart that will help your school record your progress!

2018 participating schools said,

“We wanted to take part in the Big Pledge Challenge because as a school we identified physical exercise as an area that we need to improve in. We have been working on ways to encourage our students to become more physically active, introducing more playtime activities and after school sport clubs. The Big Pledge Challenge has given us the awareness of the importance of exercise and we have discovered we are doing more than we thought we were. Pupils have really engaged with the challenge and enjoyed recording their progress.” - Studley Green Primary School

“We think that this is a brilliant way to bring exercise and healthy living to the forefront of children’s and adults’ minds. It was fun and a bit of competition really encouraged the children to do their best. Our KS2 pupils also used the Big Pledge in their maths lessons. The Schools’ pack is a fantastic resource and the pupils loved the coaching session that our school won. The children were motivated and enthused and we will be taking part again this year.” - Ludgershall Castle Primary School

Be one of the first 45 schools to register to win a school’s kitbag! Register your school by 3 June 2019 to be entered in to a prize draw for the chance to win a free sports coaching session for your school.

Can your school hit it for six and exceed your ‘century target’ to be in with a chance to win Most Active School trophy?

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