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The Friars Primary School

forward into the future




At The Friars Primary School, we believe that PE and Sports are an integral part of every child’s education and development. Building on the success of the London Olympic Games, we aim to inspire the next generation by providing a wide range of sporting opportunities that cater for children of all abilities. We feel that all children should have access to quality PE provision, with the intention of increasing the amount of young people taking part in regular sporting activity throughout their lives.



Our PE kit consists of black shorts and a plain white t-shirt. Children should bring two pairs of footwear to every lesson: pumps (plimsolls) for indoor activities and trainers for outdoor activities. The children will participate in outdoor activities all year round, so a waterproof jacket or a tracksuit is also advisable as the weather gets colder. Please ensure that all clothes have your child’s names written clearly inside.



The day your child takes part in Physical Education lessons can change due to variations in timetables or events taking place in school. We recommend that your child has their PE kit in school all week. They should bring it in on a Monday and take it home on a Friday to be washed.

Year 3 have swimming lessons every Wednesday morning and need to bring in a swimming kit that includes: a swimming costume or swimming trunks/shorts, a towel and a swimming hat for both girls and boys.



We always work hard to provide a wide variety of free sports clubs for the children that take place at lunch times and after school. These would not be possible without the dedicated staff who give up their own time to provide these for the children. The clubs do change with the seasons and are in line with many of the local sporting competitions that are held each year.




We will soon have a dedicated blog where you can keep up to date with the efforts of The Friars Primary School many sports teams. Each post will be written by members of the team that took part. Here you will also find results and forthcoming events along with links to local sports clubs in the community and the many external agencies that provide sporting opportunities on site for our children.



Primary school sport is set to be transformed thanks to a £150 million-a-year boost that will improve coaching for the youngest pupils and inspire the Olympic and Paralympic stars of the future, the Prime Minister announced in March 2013.

London 2012 gave Britain a once in a lifetime opportunity to inspire a nation to enjoy sport and the Government wants to embed that into the school day from an early age.

The new sports funding aims to improve the quality of provision in every state primary school in England.

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