Athletics at Handcross Park School

Partner: Handcross Primary School, Handcross, Haywards Heath
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Sporting Partnerships

Handcross Primary School are part of the NEARS (North Eastern Area of Rural Schools) partnership with then other local schools and host their annual Athletics meeting in the grounds of Handcross Park School, as part of an ongoing series of inter-school tournaments. In 2016 this event will be held on 28th June.

Aims of the project

This event promotes a high standard of inter-school competition with the associated benefits of well being and fitness. Up to ten local schools benefit from the event.

Resources

The athletes are able make  use of the first class facilities on offer at Handcross Park, including a long jump pit, throwing arena and running track and offers parking for parents and visitors.

Impact

Handcross Primary School have achieved the Gold Standard Kite Mark award for their provision of PE. The School Games Mark is an awards scheme that rewards commitment to the development of sports competition across the school.

Frequency and duration

This is an annual event that we hope will continue into the future.