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Sports

Sports and PE at Primrose Hill

At Primrose Hill, PE is covered by one member of staff. This teacher covers the PPA timetable in school and delivers 2hrs of PE to every year group. Alongside the specialist teacher, School uses specialist coaches, funded by the SPG to deliver a variety of sports, including trampolineing, Lacrosse, dance and rugby.

PE at Primrose Hill is based around learning new skills, improving those skills then utilising those skills in competition. KS1 learn all the basic skills of running, throwing, and catching and other basics that improve their physical literacy. In LKS2, these skills are built on and improved giving children the chance to use these skills in competitions. They are introduced to sports and their rules. In UKS2, children have the skills in place and the curriculum gives them as many opportunities to be competitive as possible, with intra and inter school competitions.

This year at Primrose Hill we have experienced a wide array of sports. From Dodgeball to Swimming, Rounders to Tennis, we try to give every child the 'opportunity to find a sport they love.' Other sports this year include:

  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Dance
  • Trampolining

Basketball Glory, well, nearly!

Our year 5 and 6 basketball teams have done really well this term. Our first cluster competition was at Oasis against 5 other schools. Our a team had a fantastic time, winning all 5 games, without conceding a basket. Our B team fought valiantly and finished 4th. This meant that we moved onto the Salford finals.

This was on Friday 16th October and the team did us proud, finishing second. Unsurprisingly the standard was much higher but we only lost 1 game and that was to a last second basket to the team that won the tournament. 2nd out of 80 schools in Salford is something to be very proud of!

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