At SPJS we aim to inspire all children to enjoy being physically active and develop this enthusiasm outside of school and throughout their lives. Whilst we appreciate that some children have a desire to be competitive in activities, we want everyone to simply have a go and enjoy participating in sport.

Children receive at least two hours of PE per week. Our PE curriculum aims to develop agility, physical co-ordination, strength and skills that extend competency within individual activities and across a variety of team sports. We  also nurture the ability to express feelings through movement especially within dance.

We have a planned programme of activities that encourages children to make progress in all areas of their physical development. 

The taught areas of activity are Games, Gymnastics, Dance, Athletics and Swimming.

At lunchtimes, we encourage the children to be as active as possible, with the sports leaders available to organise and referee games and activities.  


SPJS take part in the Active Mile, where we try to achieve a mile three times every week. A mile is approximately 12 laps of our playground. The children's achievements are recorded once every term and this score them becomes their personal achievement target for the rest of the term.

The school competes regularly in local events, such as football and tag rugby and a range of wider opportunities whenever such events become available. Click here to see information about the competitions SPJS have taken part in.

Our annual sports day is always the highlight of our sporting year, celebrating all our successes throughout, demonstrating our team spirit and our sense of pride. 

We also offer a wide range of many sporting activities after school. These range formn Bollywood dance to Tag rugby. A new timetable is available each term with a new assortment of activities to choose from. 

In year 6 the children have the opportunity to take part in either a residential or school-based outdoor activity week. They face challenges of a physical and problem solving nature whilst developing their personal and social skills. 


We are delighted to let you know that we have been working hard to raise the profile of PE in our school. As a result of this hard work, we have achieved a GOLD School Games Mark. 

This is a Government led awards scheme which rewards schools for their commitment to the development of sports across the school.

A lot of our  children participate in sporting events/competitions both within  and outside  school, and we have worked hard to make sure that children see the benefit of keeping themselves fit and healthy.

We have close links with Sutton United Football Club. 

We also have links with Carshalton Athletic Football Club as part of the Community Sports Partnership. 

Carshalton Athletic FC


Stanley Park Junior School has an excellent record of achievement and success in swimming. We were Borough Champions in 2017.

Children are provided with the opportunity to swim in year 4 and then top-up swimming is provided in year 5. We regularly take part in swimming galas and individual championships which challenge our more able swimmers towards higher achievements. 

Within the swimming lessons, children are taught how to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres using a range of strokes effectively. From September 2017, the children have started to perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.  


TARGET FOR END OF YR 6 – All children to be able to swim 25m.

YEAR 6: JULY 2022%

Percentage of Y6 pupils who could swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres when they left SPJS at the end of the academic year.


73 %

Percentage of Y6 pupils who could use a range of strokes effectively (for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke) when they left SPJS at the end of the academic year.



Percentage of Y6 pupils who could perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations when they left SPJS at the end of the academic year.







With the sports funding this year, we have enabled the children to experience a sport that they would not normally have  the opportunity to take part in. Throughout the spring term, year 4 have been learning archery with a qualified coach. The children have loved the sessions and relished the new experience.  

Also this year, year 6 has taken part in action packed BMX workshops, where the pupils had a highly enjoyable and safe introduction to BMX basics.


For the next few years, the Government is providing Primary Schools with additional funding to improve provision of P.E and sports. We are making full use of this opportunity in order to enrich the chilren with wider opportunities and skills and to develop a deepening love for sport. The documents below are our detailed plans of how we aim to achieve these goals.  

If you would like more information about how this subject is taught, please email the school office at