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Football Club 2017/18


We have made a great start to our Y5/6 football club on Fridays after school. The children have shown they already have some great skills and have been working hard on their passing and tackling. 

Thank you to Mr. Eccles for running the club alongside Mr. Rigby and Miss. Clugston. 

Wigan Athletic

Friday's KS2 after school football is well underway and the club is full. Many thanks to Coach Wood and his assistants who are doing a great job in providing a sporting finish to the end of the week.

Tennis Club with Nicky Butler ( Leigh Tennis Club)

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Throughout the year, St. Michael's offers children opportunities to take part in sport outside curriculum time. Please refer to the Premier Sport application forms for how to apply and pay for their Clubs. It is important that you complete the section that informs their coaches about your child's health and that they know who is collecting your child after the Club.

The focus of Premier Sport Clubs changes 1/2 termly as part of a planned programme that focuses on the development of sport at St. Michael's. 


During the 1st half of Spring term 2016/17 the following Clubs have been timetabled :



Chnge4Life Club  - Premier Sports 8am - 8:45am provided for children accesing St. Michael's Breakfast Club.

KS2 Tennis Club - Nicky Butler (Leigh Tennis Club community coach) - 3:15pm - 4:45pm

Tae Kwando - Heywood Academy for children and adults in the school hall from 5pm until 8pm (time depends on age and ability).



Dodgeball. Premier Sports  3:20pm- 4:20pm (Targeted classes)



Heywood Dance Academy 5pm - 6pm



KS2 Inclusive Club. : Range of Inclusive Sports. 3:15pm - 4:45pm



Tae Kwando - Heywood Academy. 5pm - 6:30


Lunchtime zones for KS2 offer children a variety of opportunities to improve multi skills and working in teams.  Zones are on the playground and during some lunchtimes there are targeted groups on the field with Mrs Evans.

The school's commitment to a Daily Mile has replaced the afternoon break for KS1 and includes KS2.

Dance Leaders Showcase Dec 2016

Once again, St Michael's Y5/Y6 dancers did their Fred Longworth dance leaders proud. Dancing to Last Christmas, everyone remembered the routine and supported each other . Well done everyone, the evening show was excellent!

Some Events from Last Year...

Inclusive Club

Autumn term 2016/17 sees the return of our ever popular Dance Leaders Club in partnership with FLHS whose Y10 leaders will choreograph and teach the dance. Last year's dancers from Y5 will be invited to take part along with new dancers from the current Y4.


Spring 2016

This term, we are delighted to welcome Stuart Littler and his Community Coaches to Friday's Inclusive Club. They will be coaching the children in Short Mat Bowling, an indoor version of crown green bowling. The first session took place on 15th January and we were joined by Trevor Barton MBE who enjoyed watching the fun. By the end of the session, the children were beginning to bowl with improved length and direction. Next session is Fri 22nd. Final session is on Friday 11th March.

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Dance Showcase

Enjoy watching St Michael's performance at the Fred Longworth Dance Showcase led by Emmie, Holly and Chloe our FL dance leaders. They have dedicated every Friday after school to teaching their original dance. Many thanks to them and congratulations everyone, all superstars! Special thanks to Mrs Taylor and Mrs Kirkpatrick for accompanying the dancers to and from Fred Longworth's and for cheering in all the right places during the dancing!


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Dance Club is ready for its performance at Fred Longworth on Thurs 3rd December. Thanks to our three Dance Leaders for putting the Y5/Y6 dancers through their paces. The final dance is a Christmas special. So jingle bell rock everyone and enjoy your moment! Parents please join us on Friday 4th at 4:15pm in the hall to watch the performance from Hollie, Carmen, Ellie, Ellie, Eva, Amy, Lucas, Olivia, Emma, Cliah, Katie and Charlotte - our dance superstars!

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