Year 5/6 Primary Athletics Competition

20th January 2015

As part of the overall development of school sport across the trust we are proud to announce the first Schools Partnership Trust Primary Sportshall Athletics Competition.

This will take place on Thursday 26th March at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. Teams should arrive no later than 12:00pm to register ready for a 12:30pm start. The event should finish around 3:00pm each school can enter 1 team in total. A team is made up of 20 children (10 boys and 10 girls).


All Teams must enter 1 competitor per event. Competitors can take part in a maximum 5 individual events, (which can be 3 track events, 2 field events or the other way around).

The winning boys’ team and the winning girls’ team will receive a trophy which they can keep for the year and then brought back the following year to try and retain.

There will also be a trophy presented to the overall winning school combining the boys and girls totals together.

There is an events list on the next page to highlight which events children can participate in.

If you are interested in taking part in this exciting event please email your entry to by Monday 16th March

We look forward to seeing you and your teams on the day.

The Events


1 lap sprint
2 laps sprint
1 lap hurdles
2 lap hurdles
2 x 3 lap distance relay – both members of the team run 3 laps, relay style.
4 x 1 sprint relay
4 x 1 lap hurdles relay

4 x 1 lap relay – mixed (2 girls and 2 boys) THIS WILL NOT COUNT TOWARDS THE FINAL SCORE and will not take place if we are running over time!

 One lap is approximately 2 lengths of a Sportshall


Standing long jump
Vertical jump
Speed bounce
Soft javelin throw
Sitting throw (overhead)

The events will be explained to the pupils before they begin