St Paul's Catholic Primary School
A Voluntary Academy
Aspire not to have more but to be more – St Oscar Romero
St Paul’s enjoys a rich sports curriculum across all ages. All children are encouraged to take part in sporting activities at both inter and intra level. We are part of several sports partnerships which allows us the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of different sporting opportunities and competitions at different levels.
As with everything we do at St. Paul's, our mission statement, 'Aspire not to have more, but to be more' permeates our approach to PE and sporting activities. The John Paul 2 Foundation 4 Sport (JP2F4S) teaches us essential virtues, which we strive to instill in pupils so that they can develop their characters, relationships, teamwork and sense of fair play.
Every class takes part in 2 hours of Physical Education every week. These lessons are delivered by our highly skilled teachers, who have benefitted from training which was funded by the government Sport Premium Grant (see below), as well as sports specialists who deliver bespoke packages for our school.
We are particularly proud of the impact of specialist Lacrosse coaching, which was funded by this grant. 39 of past pupils, boys and girls (Y2-Y6) became members of a local Lacrosse club! 5 of these female past pupils are now representing Cheshire on their B team!
Children in Years 3 and 4 take part in swimming lessons which last for 45 minutes and take place from September to the end of term in December each year.
Sports Clubs we offer by staff and outside companies:
American Flag Football
(Other seasonal clubs run at different times of the year: Netball; Rounders; Basketball; Cricket; Cross-Country; Athletics Tennis and Lacrosse.)