Part of the Glyn Academies Trust

Physical Education

At Springfield Primary School we promote active lifestyles, which improves pupil’s self-esteem and confidence, sleeping patterns, cognitive ability, cardiovascular fitness and stamina, communication skills, immune system and resilience as well as reducing anxiety, stress, obesity, depression and tension.

Our extensive and well maintained grounds enable a wide variety of sports to be played with a vast amount of extra-curricular clubs available to all pupils. The P.E. curriculum provides pupils with the opportunity to develop their skills, understanding and interest in a range of sporting experiences.

The department lead, Mr Cain, specialises in many areas and is also supported by a number of specialist sports coaches who come in to deliver extra-curricular clubs before, during and after school. This wealth of experience allows pupils to have the opportunities to compete at house, district, county and regional events.

We also offer our older pupils a chance to experience leadership opportunities and we have a legacy of exceptional sports captains who assist the department with the mentoring of younger pupils, providing sporting role models.

At the heart of our philosophy is the desire to provide each of our pupils with the opportunity to access high quality physical education in our high-quality and friendly community. We firmly believe that learning extends beyond the classroom and everyone is encouraged to participate to develop their skills and also to understand the importance of an active healthy lifestyle and the value of working as part of a team.

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All pupils participate in a minimum of 2 hours a week of physical education.

The key stage 1 programme includes: Tag Rugby, Dodgeball, Yoga, Dance, Games, Multi-Sports, Cricket and Athletics.

The key stage 2 programme includes: Tag Rugby, Boys & Girls Football, Dodgeball, Dance, Basketball, Netball, Golf, Rounders, Cricket, Lacrosse, Tennis, Athletics, Outdoor active adventure, Swimming and Gymnastics.

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All pupils take part in a series of inter-house competitions, have the opportunity to attend Guga-Fit (run at lunchtimes by our sports leaders) and are taught exceptional P.E. lessons. Pupils also compete in a range of Borough competitions and festivals as well as local fixtures during the academic year.

Examples of former teams sporting achievements in the last 3 years include:

  • Boys County Cricket finalists Year 5/6
  • Girls County Cricket finalists Year 5/6
  • Dodgeball County finalist and League Winners Year 5/6
  • Tag Rugby League and Cup Winners Year 5/6
  • Boys Football League and Cup Winners Year 5/6
  • Hockey County finalist and Cup Winners Year 5/6
  • Futsal Winners Year 5/6
  • Tag Rugby Cup Winners Year 3/4

In addition to these sporting achievements the pupils have also played a part in our numerous awards which are based on our recognition of sport and P.E. at Springfield:

  • Sainsbury’s GOLD games mark (based on KS2)
  • 3 Star Active Surrey Sports Award (based on KS1)
  • Spelthorne Sports School of the year

 

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Springfield Primary School also likes to recognise individuals and the part they have to play in the schools overall successes, therefore at the end of each academic year we award the following:

  • Sports Personality of the Year
  • Young Sports Personality of the Year
  • Commitment to sport
  • Services to sport
  • Team of the year
  • Performance of the year.