Newport Road, Lake, Sandown, Isle Of Wight, PO36 9PE

01983 402403

Broadlea Primary School

Together to Excellence


P.E and Sport Vision

At Broadlea Primary School, our aim is to promote a healthy, active lifestyle as well as encouraging a lifelong participation in sport. P.E. and sport contributes significantly to the development of children’s lives at Broadlea, with physical activity playing an important role in building children’s social, teamwork and leadership skills - attributes that will be carried forward with them to adult life.

We achieved the School Games Gold Mark Award for the 2022/23 academic year and are delighted to have been recognised for our successThe 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. As we have previously achieved four consecutive gold awards, if we meet the standard for this year's gold award, then we will be eligible to apply for platinum for 2023/24 - a hugely coveted award.
We intend to continue to grow our school’s physical activity and competition provision for all pupils. We are delighted that Mrs O'Connor will be joining Mrs Wedderkop and Ms Robertson to expand and enhance our provision, including dance, and we are looking forward to participating in the Dance Live competition in 2024.
P.E Lessons

Fun, active and engaging lessons are the three key aspects of the P.E. curriculum at Broadlea. Over the course of the year, children will take part in a range of different activities and sports, including less traditional sports such as dodgeball and golf. P.E. staff actively promote physical activity opportunities outside of schools in the hope of promoting a lifelong interest and participation in sport. The school’s P.E teachers aim to challenge pupils during lessons as well as providing opportunities for children to develop their leadership skills.

Extra-Curricular Activities

At Broadlea, we offer pupils an extensive program of after-school sports club throughout the year. Our provision features traditional clubs, arranged in coordination with the Isle of Wight’s Primary School Sports Program, as well as less traditional recreational and action sports such as kurling and rowing. Clubs are arranged to provide children with the opportunity to try new sports for the first time.

These sports and physical activities typically feature within our after-school club program across the year: Tag Rugby; Football; Indoor Athletics; Cross Country; Dance; Basketball; Fitness; C4L Club; Athletics; Cricket; Rounders; Handball: Kurling.

Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Island Champions - Gold medallists 2018/19

Sports Fixtures

In addition to our after-school sports club program, the school also offers children the opportunity to take part in a wide range of sports fixtures throughout the academic year. We provide a range of activities, with the hope that every child will represent the school in a sports fixture by the time they leave.

The school enters competitive fixtures organised by the Island’s School Games Organisers, such as football and cricket league and cup competitions. Local cluster competitions for sports including tag rugby, hockey, handball and basketball lead on to the Island Finals, where teams then compete for a place to represent the Isle of Wight at the Hampshire Games. In addition to these competitions, the school enters sporting festivals and arranges friendly matches for different sports across year.

During local cluster competitions, several teams are entered to give as many children as possible the chance to represent the school. We are fortunate to have excellent sport facilities at Broadlea with a large field, playground and hall. This has enabled us to host several competitions for other schools over the course of the year, including: Quad Kids Athletics, Tag Rugby, Sitting Volleyball and Triathlon competitions. Broadlea also hosts mini football, cricket and netball tournaments.

Links have also been formed within the local community that enable children from Broadlea to experience different sports, these include using the athletics track at Sandown, facilities at Shanklin Rowing Club, the climbing wall in Freshwater and the cricket ground at Shanklin.


Sporting Success


Year 3/4 Basketball Finals - Gold medallists

U-11 Island Incrediball Cricket - Bronze medallists

Year 3/4 Quad Kids - Bronze medallists

U-11 Boys Football League Semi-Finalists

Year 3/4 Girls Individual Cross Country - Silver medallists


Year 3/4 Girls Individual Cross Country - Bronze medallists

Year 5/6 Island Handball Finalists - Silver medallists

Year 5/6 Island Indoor Athletics - Bronze medallists

Year 5/6 Boys Individual Quad Kids - Silver medallists

Year 5/6 Rugby Island Finalists

U-11 Girls Football Semi-Finalists

U-11 Boys Football Semi-Finalists

U-11 Island Beach Cricket Semi-Finalists


Most Improved Sporting Primary School - The Isle of Wight Sports Achievement Awards


Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Island Champions - Gold medallists

Year 5/6 Basketball Island Finals - Bronze medallists

Year 6 Basketball C4L Peach Games - Bronze medallists

Year 6 Netball Island Finals - Bronze medallists

U-11 Boys Football Cup Champions - Gold medallists


Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Island Runners Up - Silver medallists

Year 5/6 Basketball Island Runners Up - Silver medallists


Sports Leaders
Each year ten children from Year 5/6 are selected to become a Sports Leader and to be part of the school’s Sports Council.

Our Sports Leaders play an active role in school P.E and sport. They organise and run sports competitions for local schools. Over the past few years this has included: Year 2 Athletics, Year 3/4 Sitting Volleyball, Year 5/6 Sitting Volleyball and KS2 Triathlon competitions.

Sports Leaders also run and manage inter-house competitions after school which have included Dodgeball and Benchball.

The Sports Leaders meet regularly to discuss improvements to school sport. Being a Sports Leader helps to develop leadership skills and gives children an important responsibility within school life. It also gives children the opportunity to experience what a potential job in the sports industry might be like and is a role that may be mentioned on a future university application form!