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Miss Golawska – PE Subject Leader

Our Lady of Lourdes – Champions of the Deans Sports Partnership Community Cup

2016-2017 and 2017-2018

A Vital Part of the Curriculum

Our Lady of Lourdes believes that Sport and Physical Education is integral to our pupils’ education and wellbeing. We have many sporting successes at both local school and county level. By offering a wide range of curricular and extra curricular activities we aim to give every child a chance to participate in and enjoy sport.

Please click here to read our Sports Premium Impact Statement for 2017-2018.

Please click here to read our Swimming Report for 2017-2018.

Please click here to read our Sports Report for 2017 – 2018.

The School Games Mark Silver Award

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the School Games SILVER Mark Award for the 2017/18 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 in 2017/18 included:

Participation in many football tournaments organised by Albion in the Community.
All year 5 children completing the Young Leaders Programme.
2nd place – Girls Football   
5th place – Cricket
3rd place – Indoor athletics
1st place – Quicksticks hockey
1st place – DSP Netball league
2nd place – Girls mini mile event
5th place – Boys mini mile event
3rd place – Tennis tournament
1st place – Beach football
1st place – Tag rugby
1st place – Volleyball

With a huge total of young people competing in local inter-school competitions this year, 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.

The Deans Sports Partnership

The Deans Sports Partnership is a joint collaboration of local schools within the Deans area.
The aims of the partnership are to work together in Physical Education and School Sport by:

  • Raising the profile of PE and School Sport by improving the quality of teaching and learning through direct support to teachers and Inset opportunities.
  • Providing opportunities to increase the range and provision of opportunities to schools to encourage healthy, active lifestyles.
  • Providing opportunities for children to take part in competition and enrichment activities.
  • Developing opportunities for young people to take part in leadership and volunteering through sports captains and sports leadership programmes.
  • Seeking ways to create a sustainable partnership for future years.
  • Producing reports and management information to relevant parties such as OFSTED, teachers, governors and community representatives.
The Deans Sports Partnership

Sports Captains


Children in year 6 have the opportunity to become ‘sports captains’ and lead various activities and represent the school in different ways.  This programme is linked to English in terms of the application form and persuasive writing. Those chosen then help in a number of ways such as assisting with the multiskills clubs for younger children and reporting on events for the school noticeboards/website.


Events and Competitions

For most events, we will play the other schools in the Deans Sports Partnership and the results will contribute to The Deans Sports Partnership Community Cup.

We have been successful in winning the Deans Sports Partnership Cup for the second year running and are looking forward to competing in more events this year.

Click here to see the current league table November 2018. 


Girls’ Football
1st – St Margarets
2nd – Our Lady of Lourdes
3rd – Woodingdean
4th – Rudyard Kipling
5th – Saltdean
6th – St Margarets (Team 2)
7th – Our Lady of Lourdes (Team 2)


Indoor Cricket
1st – Our Lady of Lourdes
2nd – Woodingdean
3rd – Rudyard Kipling
4th – St Margarets
5th – Saltdean

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