Physical Education and Healthy Lifestyles

As a school we are dedicated to helping our children enjoy an active life and this includes participation in a wide range of sports and games.

We also benefit hugely from the Schools Sports Partnership Programme where we offer inter-school team games within our local schools, organised by East Bergholt High School and we also participate in the Suffolk School Games competitions, festivals and tournaments.

We have a Specialist Sports Coach working in our school on a weekly basis, developing all the PE curriculum skills, such as dance, basic motor skills, games, gymnastics, co-ordination and control.There are also a number of after school sports clubs that run throughout the year. In addition to this, our older children have the opportunity to take part in a ‘Bikeability’ course, which teaches them how to ride their bikes safely on the road.  

“You place a strong emphasis on developing pupils’ physical and mental well-being. Sport is an important part of day-to-day life in school. You are right to be proud of the Sportsmark Gold Award achieved as a result.”  – Ofsted 2017

Mr Bassett

PE Subject Leader

PE in the News

U9 Dodgeball Festival

On Thursday 15th November, six children from the Owls class participated in an U9 Dodgeball Festival held at Inspire Suffolk in Ipswich. The children had a great time, with some excellent catching, dodging and throwing skills. We played 8 very competitive matches,...

Tremendous Tag

Our Year 5 & 6 children recently took part in a Tag Rugby Festival at St Joseph's College, Ipswich. The children competed well, show strength, encouragement and determination.  We won 1 game, drew 2 and lost 3. We done everyone! [gallery...

Bikeability Fun!

At the beginning of this half term, our Year 5 children were put through their paces during their 2-day Bikeability course.  Mr Ross and Mr Hooley taught the children the necessary skills to be safe on their bikes - firstly in the playground and then whilst out on the...

U7 Futsal Festival

On Thursday 1st October, seven children from the Woodpeckers class took part in an U7 Futsal Festival at Inspire Suffolk. They played 8 matches in total against 4 other schools: St Pancras, Shotley, The Oaks and Bucklesham. There was plenty of fancy footwork, hard...

Tense Table Tennis!

On Friday, 8 children from Swans and Owls class travelled to St Jo's College in Ipswich to compete in the U11 Table Tennis Tournament. The children played against Beaumont, Morland, St Pancras, Brittania, St Jo's College and Holbrook Primary. All of the children...

Fantastic Football!

On Thursday, it was the girls' turn to compete at the U11 Football Tournament at Whitton Sports Centre. They had a great time, gaining confidence after every match and playing some excellent counter-attacking football. Unfortunately we didn't manage to score, but we...

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