18th October 2022
Goldsmith Primary Academy has been awarded the School Games Mark Gold Award, recognising the fantastic engagement and participation of our students in competitive school sport.
Launched in 2012, The School Games Mark is a Government-led award scheme facilitated by The Youth Sport Trust. It aims to reward schools for their commitment to the development of Physical Education and School Sport across their curriculum and in the community. We are delighted to have been recognised for our success in this area.
Goldsmith Primary Academy have competed in a range of different sports during 2021/22 including: Football, athletics, hockey, badminton, netball, cricket, archery, indoor curling, tennis and dodgeball involving both boys and girls. There has been 155 different pupils that have represented the school at the 27 different sporting event during the academic year in competitive, friendly and festival events.
As part of our Enrichment provision for all years, we have a range of sporting activities on offer afterschool each week which during the year included football, dodgeball, multi sport, badminton, table tennis, curling, archery, dance, kickboxing, gymnastics, cricket and tennis. 165 different pupils attended an afterschool sporting club during the academic year.
Goldsmith Primary Academy also offer a range of special sporting events during the academic year for all pupils in school. This included the Fun Santa Dash as part of the London Marathon schools program, athlete visit of Tom Davies and a multi activity school sports day. Experiences to spectate at high level sporting events have also been offered to pupils with a trip to the National Indoor Arena for the All England International Badminton Tournament, and families offered free tickets to Women’s Football Super League matches for Aston Villa.