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Welcome to

Elmsett C of E Primary School

Sport at Elmsett

Our vision for PE at Elmsett is: 

To raise the aspirations of all pupils regardless of athletic talent, physical and mental abilities or disabilities encouraging them to acquire motor skills to perform a variety of physical activities in order to pursue a healthy and active lifestyle in an increasingly changing society.

We recognise the vital contribution of physical education to a child’s physical, cognitive, social and emotional development as well as the role it can play in a child’s spiritual, moral and cultural development.

We aim to provide a broad and balanced P.E. curriculum to aid children’s increasing self-confidence in their ability to manage themselves and their bodies within a variety of movement situations leading to a life-long attitude which supports health and fitness.

We believe that through the variety of opportunities that PE offers, children can develop a sense of personal achievement, fair play, teamwork and an understanding of the ways in which sport can transcend social and cultural boundaries.

We have put in place a range of sporting activities to challenge and teach the children new skills as well as providing the opportunity for competition at school, pyramid schools and county level.

At Elmsett Primary, Physical Education is delivered by teachers and coaches. Each child has access to a minimum of 2 hours PE teaching. These are usually split into 2 x 1 hour lessons and focus on the fundamental skills. Key Stage One use a scheme called Real PE which has a multi- ability cog approach making sure the following skills are worked on in all PE units:

  • Physical
  • Personal
  • Cognitive
  • Social
  • Creative
  • Health & Fitness

Our PE curriculum inspires all children to succeed and excel in both competitive sport and other.  It is through these activities that pupils become physically confident; they learn that physical activity is ‘fun’ and crucial in terms of leading a healthy lifestyle.

We hold various school level competitions and events and activities such as the Sport Relief Mile. We take part in many inter-school and Hadleigh pyramid events at Hadleigh High school and other primary schools. We host the Small Schools XC Run each year for year 3 and 4 children.

In KS2 the children have the opportunity to have swimming lessons at Hadleigh Swimming Pool - Owls in the Autumn Term and Badgers in the Spring Term - and the older children are selected to compete in the Pyramid Schools Swimming Gala in February each year.

We also offer extra-curricular sporting activities including, Multi-Sports, Gymnastics, Running, Netball, Dance and Football before school, at lunchtimes and after school. We also had British Cycling coaches in to take KS2 for a series of cycling lessons.

We also take advantage of external activities to provide additional opportunities for the children. Last year we took a team of children to participate in the TATA Kids of Steel Triathlon at the Olympics Park in London, and also a group of the running club took part in the Hadleigh Hares 2k Fun Run – and they all did really well too!

Sports Day is fun for the whole school and the children have the opportunity to compete both individually and as a team in a range of themed events.  

School Clubs

Physical Education and Sport Premium Action Plan

Swimming Attainment

School Games Mark  The School Games mark is in its 8th year and continues to be part of Elmsett’s Schools ethos for PE provision across the curriculum. It promotes the schools sport at all levels encouraging a broad and balanced approach to all sporting opportunities. At Elmsett it helps us to monitor physical activity for all pupils. It increases engagement of all pupils; develops a competitive spirit; provides more opportunities for less active pupils; promotes clubs and wider provision and helps pupils to understand the need for a healthy lifestyle which includes physical activities developing their knowledge an understanding of well-being. Over the past years we have achieved Bronze and Silver levels, which we are extremely proud of.
School Games Mark The School Games mark is in its 8th year and continues to be part of Elmsett’s Schools ethos for PE provision across the curriculum. It promotes the schools sport at all levels encouraging a broad and balanced approach to all sporting opportunities. At Elmsett it helps us to monitor physical activity for all pupils. It increases engagement of all pupils; develops a competitive spirit; provides more opportunities for less active pupils; promotes clubs and wider provision and helps pupils to understand the need for a healthy lifestyle which includes physical activities developing their knowledge an understanding of well-being. Over the past years we have achieved Bronze and Silver levels, which we are extremely proud of.
We are delighted to achieve the Silver School Games Mark and have been awarded it again for 2018/19!
We are delighted to achieve the Silver School Games Mark and have been awarded it again for 2018/19!
Owls Class had a fantastic time at the Hadleigh Pyramid Sportshall Athletics Competition on 31st January. They were delighted to come in 2nd place! Well done Owls!
Owls Class had a fantastic time at the Hadleigh Pyramid Sportshall Athletics Competition on 31st January. They were delighted to come in 2nd place! Well done Owls!
Otters Trampoline Session at Hadleigh High School - March 2017
Otters Trampoline Session at Hadleigh High School - March 2017
Year 3/4 Gymnasts in 2nd place at Pipers Vale, May 2016 and also second place in the County - July 2016!
Year 3/4 Gymnasts in 2nd place at Pipers Vale, May 2016 and also second place in the County - July 2016!
Hi-5 Small Schools Champions  - April 2016
Hi-5 Small Schools Champions - April 2016
Running Club completes the TATA Kids of Steel Triathlon at the Olympic Park!
Running Club completes the TATA Kids of Steel Triathlon at the Olympic Park!
Year 3/4 Football Team - Small Schools Tournament, May 2016
Year 3/4 Football Team - Small Schools Tournament, May 2016
Reindeer Run, December 2015
Reindeer Run, December 2015
Lucy, Violet and Molly -  AGT Netball Day at St Joseph's, February 2016
Lucy, Violet and Molly - AGT Netball Day at St Joseph's, February 2016
Hadleigh High School Cross Country Competition 2019 We had a fantastic time at the cross country event today, the children thoroughly enjoyed the event and were extremely successful.  We entered 2 teams. The U9s ran very well and were the runners up in the whole competition.  Only beaten by 1 point from first place.   George Brightwell – 23rd Georgiana Whiteley – 14th Rebecca Kelly – 4th Alex Hyde – 1st Freddie King – 12th
Hadleigh High School Cross Country Competition 2019 We had a fantastic time at the cross country event today, the children thoroughly enjoyed the event and were extremely successful. We entered 2 teams. The U9s ran very well and were the runners up in the whole competition. Only beaten by 1 point from first place. George Brightwell – 23rd Georgiana Whiteley – 14th Rebecca Kelly – 4th Alex Hyde – 1st Freddie King – 12th
We entered a 3&4 team and boys 5 &6 team into the Annual Small Schools Football Tournament in June. Elmsett’s year 3&4 finished 2nd and the 5&6 boys were 5th. All played brilliantly.
We entered a 3&4 team and boys 5 &6 team into the Annual Small Schools Football Tournament in June. Elmsett’s year 3&4 finished 2nd and the 5&6 boys were 5th. All played brilliantly.
Congratulations to our gym teams who took part in the Ipswich and South Suffolk Competition in May 2019. We are delighted that the Otters won the KS1 competition and the Owls team came in 3rd place taking them through to the finals in June!
Congratulations to our gym teams who took part in the Ipswich and South Suffolk Competition in May 2019. We are delighted that the Otters won the KS1 competition and the Owls team came in 3rd place taking them through to the finals in June!
We were delighted to have Liz Hitchcock come into school to give an assembly about Hadleigh Swimming Club. Luke, Lottie and former pupil Oliver gave a great presentation to the children and more information about our local swimming club.
We were delighted to have Liz Hitchcock come into school to give an assembly about Hadleigh Swimming Club. Luke, Lottie and former pupil Oliver gave a great presentation to the children and more information about our local swimming club.
Congratulations to our U11 Table Tennis team: Lottie, Luke, Brooke and Luke who came 2nd in the Hadleigh Pyramid Tournament in November.
Congratulations to our U11 Table Tennis team: Lottie, Luke, Brooke and Luke who came 2nd in the Hadleigh Pyramid Tournament in November.
The Owls class were really pleased to come in 2nd place at the Hadleigh Pyramid Sportshall Athletics Competition - January 2019
The Owls class were really pleased to come in 2nd place at the Hadleigh Pyramid Sportshall Athletics Competition - January 2019
Owls Dodgeball Tournament at HHS - September 2018. We came in 2nd place!
Owls Dodgeball Tournament at HHS - September 2018. We came in 2nd place!
Congratulations to the year 5/6 gym team who came 2nd in the Suffolk Finals! July 2018
Congratulations to the year 5/6 gym team who came 2nd in the Suffolk Finals! July 2018
Owls XC Run @ HHS - October 2018 - Winners!
Owls XC Run @ HHS - October 2018 - Winners!
Elmsett hosted the Small Schools XC Run and were delighted to win both the boys and girls races and the event overall! Fantastic running teams.
Elmsett hosted the Small Schools XC Run and were delighted to win both the boys and girls races and the event overall! Fantastic running teams.
The Badgers Football Team with their managers ex-pupils Sam and Eli at the Small Schools Football Tournament - June 2018
The Badgers Football Team with their managers ex-pupils Sam and Eli at the Small Schools Football Tournament - June 2018
The Badgers had a brilliant time at the U9 Multiskills Competition at HHS with the other feeder primary schools in April 2018.
The Badgers had a brilliant time at the U9 Multiskills Competition at HHS with the other feeder primary schools in April 2018.
We were delighted for our U11 team (pictured with coach Kelly Mires) to come 3rd in the Ipswich and South Suffolk Gymnastics competition and we have got through to the finals in July! Our 2 U9 teams also performed really well and came in 6th and 13th place. Congratulations!
We were delighted for our U11 team (pictured with coach Kelly Mires) to come 3rd in the Ipswich and South Suffolk Gymnastics competition and we have got through to the finals in July! Our 2 U9 teams also performed really well and came in 6th and 13th place. Congratulations!
U9 Multi-skills - April 2017
U9 Multi-skills - April 2017
U9 XC run - November 2017. The boys team came in 6th place and the girls team came in 3rd place! A first running event for many of the children and they really enjoyed it too!
U9 XC run - November 2017. The boys team came in 6th place and the girls team came in 3rd place! A first running event for many of the children and they really enjoyed it too!
U7 Multi-skills - March 2017
U7 Multi-skills - March 2017
Year 5/6 boys and girls team at small Schools Tournament May 2016. Boys 2nd place!
Year 5/6 boys and girls team at small Schools Tournament May 2016. Boys 2nd place!
Dodgeball Tournament  - January 2017
Dodgeball Tournament - January 2017
Alton Water 2k Fun Run May 2016. Oliver Hitchcock continued his winning streak and came in joint first position with an amazing time of 8.11! Oskar and Freja Everett, Luke and Alex Hyde and Lottie Hitchcock all ran their socks off and got a well-deserved medal.
Alton Water 2k Fun Run May 2016. Oliver Hitchcock continued his winning streak and came in joint first position with an amazing time of 8.11! Oskar and Freja Everett, Luke and Alex Hyde and Lottie Hitchcock all ran their socks off and got a well-deserved medal.
Luke and Oskar winners of their age categories at the Hadleigh Hares 2k Fun Run, November 2015
Luke and Oskar winners of their age categories at the Hadleigh Hares 2k Fun Run, November 2015
Running Club at the Hadleigh Hares 2k Fun Run, November 2015
Running Club at the Hadleigh Hares 2k Fun Run, November 2015
Tag Rugby Tournament at HHS - November 2015
Tag Rugby Tournament at HHS - November 2015
The U11s also ran very well.  Harvey Oxley – 7th Toby Farthing – 26th Jessica Brightwell – 22nd Annie Simmons – 10th
The U11s also ran very well. Harvey Oxley – 7th Toby Farthing – 26th Jessica Brightwell – 22nd Annie Simmons – 10th
Sports Day was a super event with the theme of Tennis and very well attended. We were so proud of the children; they competed well, gave their best effort in every event and showed great sportsmanship to each other. Well done children!        Well done to Blues overall winners and Reds for the relay team.     I have attached programme.     2 new records :     KS1 Dash – Georgiana Whiteley 7.35 s     KS1 Hurdles – George Brightwell 5.95s        Blues won the  team competition for rounders’ for KS2 and Athletics for KS1 was won by Yellow and Red – joint 1st.
Sports Day was a super event with the theme of Tennis and very well attended. We were so proud of the children; they competed well, gave their best effort in every event and showed great sportsmanship to each other. Well done children! Well done to Blues overall winners and Reds for the relay team. I have attached programme. 2 new records : KS1 Dash – Georgiana Whiteley 7.35 s KS1 Hurdles – George Brightwell 5.95s Blues won the team competition for rounders’ for KS2 and Athletics for KS1 was won by Yellow and Red – joint 1st.
The Elmsett runners performed brilliantly at the RHS in April 2019 - only 6 pupils ran but we managed to scoop 2 top ten places and medals! They all ran brilliantly and enjoyed the event too - FANTASTIC!
The Elmsett runners performed brilliantly at the RHS in April 2019 - only 6 pupils ran but we managed to scoop 2 top ten places and medals! They all ran brilliantly and enjoyed the event too - FANTASTIC!

U7 Multi-skills at HHS

The year 2 children had a brilliant time at Hadleigh High with the other pyramid schools taking part in a multi-skills festival. As you can see below they did some really fun activities. Thank you to Miss Clarke and the sports prefects at Hadleigh for another fantastic event!

Trampoline Fun!

Otters class had a fantastic time trampolining at Hadleigh High School in February 2019 - look how high we bounce!

New fitness equipment!
New fitness equipment!
Owls Tag Rugby tournament at HHS - November 2018
Owls Tag Rugby tournament at HHS - November 2018
Badgers XC Run - Girls team
Badgers XC Run - Girls team
Badgers XC Run @ HHS September 2018 - 2nd place again!
Badgers XC Run @ HHS September 2018 - 2nd place again!
The Owls Hi-5 Team came 3rd in the Pyramid Competition in June 2018 - Great Job!
The Owls Hi-5 Team came 3rd in the Pyramid Competition in June 2018 - Great Job!
The Owls Football Team with their manager Mr Hyde at the Small Schools Football Tournament - June 2018
The Owls Football Team with their manager Mr Hyde at the Small Schools Football Tournament - June 2018
U9 Tennis - June 2018. Congratulations to THomas, Bradley, Charlotte and Jessica who entered the Hadleigh Pyramid U9 Tennis Competition - and won!
U9 Tennis - June 2018. Congratulations to THomas, Bradley, Charlotte and Jessica who entered the Hadleigh Pyramid U9 Tennis Competition - and won!
May 2018. KS2 took part in Go Run for Fun 2k at gainsborough  Sports Centre.
May 2018. KS2 took part in Go Run for Fun 2k at gainsborough Sports Centre.
RHS Run - March 2018. Our teams ran a fantastic race! Year 5 boys - Luke 5th, Oskar 34th, Thomas (yr 4) 70th out of 193. Year 6 girls - Lottie  (yr 4) 9th, Lexi (yr 4) 19th, Alice 45th, Molly (yr 4) 47th out of157. Fantastic results!
RHS Run - March 2018. Our teams ran a fantastic race! Year 5 boys - Luke 5th, Oskar 34th, Thomas (yr 4) 70th out of 193. Year 6 girls - Lottie (yr 4) 9th, Lexi (yr 4) 19th, Alice 45th, Molly (yr 4) 47th out of157. Fantastic results!
Hadleigh Pyramid Dodgeball Competition - September 2017. Owls class came in 2nd place and really enjoyed the event!
Hadleigh Pyramid Dodgeball Competition - September 2017. Owls class came in 2nd place and really enjoyed the event!
U11 XC run - October 2017. the boys team came in 3rd place (luke Hyde in 3rd place) and the girl;s team came in 1st place (Lottie Hitchcock won the race) even though our team was mae up of all year 5 girls - FANTASTIC!
U11 XC run - October 2017. the boys team came in 3rd place (luke Hyde in 3rd place) and the girl;s team came in 1st place (Lottie Hitchcock won the race) even though our team was mae up of all year 5 girls - FANTASTIC!
Owls Hi-5 at Hadleigh High School - May 2017
Owls Hi-5 at Hadleigh High School - May 2017
Owls Sportshall Athletics - January 2017
Owls Sportshall Athletics - January 2017
Year 5/6 gymnastics competition at Pipers Vale, May 2016 - 4th place
Year 5/6 gymnastics competition at Pipers Vale, May 2016 - 4th place