We are delighted to announce that we, Carew Academy, have achieved the School Games GOLD Mark Award for the 2018/19 academic year.
The 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, and we are delighted to have been recognised for our success.
Our sporting achievements this year include:
KS2: A very successful swimming Gala at Westcroft, 1st place in the Woking Primary Football Festival, 2nd place in the Sutton New Age Kurling competition, entered two Panathlon competitions, Attended the Aldershot primary football event, Entered the Sutton Footsal tournament.
KS3: Represented Carew at the Surrey FA Inclusive Football league for KS3 in the premier league and league 1, reached the surrey Boccia finals, two students have reached the finals of the Panathlon games, representing the Sutton Borough, entered three tag rugby competitions.
KS4: Regular football training provided by Crystal palace and represented the club in two tournaments, won the surrey FA Inclusive Football Champion League and League 2 league represented Carew at the Surrey FA inclusive football league for girls, 11 pupils have completed the Sports Leadership Programme at Carew and helped run events this year, Four pupils have joined the Harlequins advanced programme, one pupil has represented Sutton District in various athletic competitions for high jump and 100m.
We have also run two whole school Cross Country events, and for the first time we are competing at the Borough Sports competition at both Primary and Secondary levels.
We are extremely proud of our pupils for their dedication to all aspects of school sport, including those young volunteers, leaders and officials who made our competitions possible.
As part of our application, we were asked to fulfil criteria in the areas of participation, competition, workforce and clubs, and we are pleased that the hard work of everyone at our school has been rewarded this year.