Moneymore Primary School offers a wide variety of sporting activities both during and after school. The children have experience of the following sports as they progress through the school – Dance (Country and Creative), Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Soccer, Indoor and Outdoor Athletics, Tennis, Rounders and Swimming.
The school’s P.E. policy sets out aims which are designed to:
Encourage a positive attitude to sport
Provide opportunities for participation to every child
Improve physical skills
Provide new experiences and set new challenges
The children participate in many tournaments and competitions throughout the year. Foundation Stage and Key Stage one have two sessions of physical education per week, and Key Stage two pupils have a minimum of one session per week during which sports skills are taught. Primary 4, 5, 6 and 7 attend swimming lessons at different times in the school year. We are fortunate to have a large school playing field, 2 hard core pitches and a multi-purpose hall for indoor sporting activities.
Children in Year 7 also participate in the National Cycling Proficiency Scheme.
We offer a wide range of sporting opportunities to all of the pupils enrolled in our school. Staff and other qualified instructors give the children the opportunity to participate in school and after school hours. During the year pupils are able to take part in: