Vision Statement

At St James’ C of E Primary School we promote a long term healthy lifestyle that is enjoying and fulfilling. We inspire to engage our children in physical activity to extend their potential and develop a lifelong active healthy lifestyle.

At St James CofE Primary School we promote a long term heathly lifestyle that is enjoyable and fulfilling. We inspire to engage our children in physical activity to extend their potential and develop a lifelong active healthy lifestyle. We work in conjuction with Wigan Warriors and have our own Sports Apprentice.

Great News!  St James’ has achieved GOLD

The Sainsbury’s School Games Mark is a Government led awards scheme which reward schools for their commitment to the development of PE, sport and competition across their school.

We were assessed against the following criteria

Commitment to a minimum of 2hrs of physical education per week

·     Participation in intra-school competitions (within school)

·     Participation in inter-school competitions (external competitions)

·     Leadership schemes

·     Extra-curricular clubs

·     Promotion of external providers

·     Provision in place to develop ‘Gifted and Talented’ children

·     Promotion of results and reports for newsletters/website

·     Continued Professional Development of wider school staff to support PE

We are very proud of our award and look forward to another great year full of sport and fun!