We are delighted to announce that we, Rathfern Primary School, have achieved the Silver School Games Mark Award for the 2018/19 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community, and we are delighted to have been recognised for our success.
Our sporting achievements this year include: –
- Year 3/4 Gymnastics Team won the Lewisham Borough Finals and represented Lewisham at the London Youth Games
- Year 5/6 Gymnastics Team won the Lewisham Borough Finals and represented Lewisham at the London Youth Game
- Year 5/6 Boys won the Sydenham & Forest Hill Schools Football tournament
- Year 5/6 came 2nd in the Lewisham Borough Hockey Finals
- Year 5/6 Athletics Squad came 2nd in the Sydenham & Forest Hill Schools Sport Hall Athletics competition
- Our Dance squad performed at the Lewisham Live Dance showcase for the 4th year running
- over 50% of KS2 children attended a sports competition or festival this year
- Our Change for Life leaders successfully led sessions throughout the whole academic year
- 220 places taken up in our extra-curricular Sports Clubs
- Specialist Cricket coaching sessions enjoyed by children across the school
- Sports Day!
We are extremely proud of our pupils for their dedication to all aspects of school sport, including those young volunteers, leaders and officials who made our competitions possible. As part of our application, we were asked to fulfil criteria in the areas of participation, competition, workforce and clubs, and we are pleased that the hard work of everyone at our school has been rewarded this year.
Please follow the link below to see the certificate that we were awarded…
We look forward to applying once again in 2020!