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Welcome to Malden Manor Primary School

Welcome to Malden Manor, where our aim is to provide an educational experience of the highest quality for all the children in our care. By creating an inclusive and stimulating learning environment, we seek to capture pupils’ interest, extend their knowledge and raise their aspirations. Our teaching and learning is designed to bring learning to life, both in the classroom and through a variety of inspiring experiences in the wider community. In line with our objective of being the best we can be, we encourage children to take an active role in their education, developing the skills they need for independent learning. Parental involvement is vital for children to achieve their best so it is encouraged at every stage of learning.

Malden Manor is a vibrant and welcoming community in which we strive for the highest standards of attainment – whether academic, artistic or sporting. We find and nurture hidden talents, celebrating the strengths of every child.

Our expectations in terms of both learning and behaviour are high and the children respond with delightful enthusiasm, politeness and consideration for others. Our broad curriculum and rich programme of extra-curricular activities – including the popular breakfast and after-school clubs – provide a well-rounded education, supported by excellent pastoral care. Together with my team of dedicated staff and governors, I invite you to visit the school to see for yourself the fantastic opportunities it offers your child.

Merryl Roberson


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PE & Sports Grants



PE and Sports Grants 2018 - 2019


Review of 2017 - 2018


We hire external qualified sport coaches to offer Hockey curriculum coaching – the children have enjoyed the hockey coaching through the year and as a result there has been an increase in numbers in the After School Club (ASC). Teachers have benefitted from the skills taught and joined in with the coaching as part of their own professional development. Teachers are now equipped to apply these skills and games to other areas of the PE curriculum more effectively. 35 children have regularly attended the after school club last year with children attending from each year group. Another benefit from this is that more of our children are looking for pathways to extra sport and 4 children have joined Surbiton Hockey Club. One of these children has won the South England Championships with them. We were also fortunate to be invited to the European finals hosted at Surbiton Hockey Club, where they were able to watch the game and a couple of the children took part in the half time entertainment.

We hire qualified sport coaches to offer Gymnastics curriculum coaching – Geoff Rellis (Good Life Gymnastics) has provided children (Reception to Year 6) with gymnastics lessons. These lessons focused on developing key skills and the teachers benefitted as they joined in with the coaching as part of their own professional development. We have continued with this into the new academic year and also provided the children with a lunch time club as it has had such a positive response. Teachers have become more confident and they are replicating the skills and ideas.  64 children have regularly attended the lunch club last year with children from each year group attending. This has also identified pathways for our children as many of them are with local gym clubs such as, Tolworth, Avondale and Genesis.

This academic year we have continued to buy into the Kingston School Sports Partnership (KSSP). This has enabled us to participate in 12 different sports and over 29 events, there is also a range of sports for different ages, gender and abilities. In total 280 children from Malden Manor participated in these events, although many children will have competed more than once.  For example one Year 6 girl and one Year 6 boy represented the school in 8 different sports.

In addition to this we have again bought into the Richard Challoner Sports Partnership (RCSP). They too provide us with competitions, but also use of their excellent facilities including their 14 table tennis tables, long jump pit and sports hall. They also use their young leaders to run competitions including Year 1 and 2 events and inter house competitions.

Both the KSSP and the RCSP provide pathways to the sports that we offer for both competitions and clubs. Many of our children take part in clubs outside school and Malden Manor School has provided some of those links.

This year has also seen the introduction of a cluster partnership event, via our Maldens and Coombe Cluster of schools. A group of Year 4s and Year 2s took part in a swimming gala at Coombe Juniors/Infants, this was organised by a team of teachers from our cluster of schools. This is now an annual event. We are hoping that there are additional cluster sport events to follow.

Children participating in after school clubs has risen to 74% for Years 1-6 for the academic year 2017/18 compared with 71% in the academic year 2016/17.

Sport competition participation in Years 1 – 6 has risen to 73% of the children for the academic year 2017/18 compared with 69% in the academic year 2016/17.

What is the PE and Sports Grant?

The Education Funding Agency is providing additional funding to each school for this academic year 2017 - 2018 to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This funding - provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – is allocated to primary school headteachers. This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.

Malden Manor PE and Sports Grant

Funding for schools is calculated by reference to the number of primary-aged pupils (between the ages of 5 and 11), as recorded in the annual schools census in January 2018. For this academic year Malden Manor will receive approximately £18,000.

Purpose of funding

Schools must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this.

Possible uses for the funding might include:

  • hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with primary teachers when teaching PE
  • supporting and engaging  the least active children through new or additional Change4Life clubs
  • paying for professional development opportunities for teachers in PE and sport
  • providing cover to release primary teachers for professional development in PE and sport
  • running sport competitions, or increasing pupils’ participation in School Games
  • buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE and sport
  • providing some places for pupils on after school sports clubs and holiday clubs
  • pooling the additional funding with that of other local schools.


Use of the 2017/2018 PE and Sports Grant allocation for Malden Manor has been planned to cover the following:


1.       Specialist coaches to work alongside teachers when teaching PE.   £ 960


2 hours per week for 12 weeks @£40 per hour - total cost to Malden Manor                                                

School Hockey leagues and competitive opportunities to be organized by Suburban Hockey

Gymnastics  £2205

(curriculum £50 per session) Years R – 6                                                                             

2.       Richard Challoner Program     £2500 

(CPD, sport competitions, Gifted & talented program, specialist coaching, use of RC sports facilities)                                                                                                                                                                                                   

3.       Run sport competitions for children in Years 1 – 6 through:     £ 1100

a.       Richard Challoner competition program (see above)

b.       KSSP (Kingston Schools Sport Partnership) competition program                

c.       Staff training through the year(CPD) via Richard Challoner and KSSP                         

4.       Youth Sport Trust Membership   £ 200

5.       EYFS Sport and Fitness Playground Equipment    £4000

6.       Provision of coaches for events        £ 850

7.       Provision of afterschool clubs for children       £3000

8.       Replenish PE resources eg equipment and outdoor facilities       £3000


TOTAL   £18000 (approx.)


Awards we have achieved:

Gold Kitemark

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The Kitemark rewards schools for their commitment to and the development of competition, school sport and physical education. Previously we have received this award at Bronze level and Silver. This is the fourth consecutive year we have received the Gold Kitemark for increased participation and sports offered to our pupils. Next year we are able to go for platinum. You can see our school games account on https://www.yourschoolgames.com/schools/malden-manor-primary-and-nursery-school/

Summary of Age Related Expectation (ARE) 2017-18

Year Groups 2017/18

 Key Targets identified-where required
2017-2018 Nursery data shows that 92% of children are at typical levels of development with 25% of this number above typical levels of development.
2017-2018 Reception data shows 91% of children are at typical levels of development with 14% of this number above typical levels of development. This is based on the Moving and Handling area of the Early Years and Foundation Stage.

The data is showing a similar trend to that of 2016/2017 which showed 93% of reception children achieved a typical level of development by the time they left reception.


In Year 1 there were 91% children secure (average) and above. 0% of children were above.

 To increase the % of children achieving above average to 15%.
In Year 2 there were 85% children secure and above. 14% of children were above.  To increase the % of children achieving secure to 90%.
In Year 3 there were 83% children secure and above. 16% of children were above.  To increase the % of children achieving secure to 90%.

In Year 4 there were 93% children secure and above. 21% of the children were above

In Year 5 there are 90% children secure and above. 14% of the children were above  

Summary of Intra and Inter Sports 2017 -2018
Last year all children took part in two Intra School events, these were ‘The Great School Run’ and Sports Day. Children from Years 1 – 6 also took part in Inter Sport events hosted around the local borough. 73% of our school children took part in these events, exceeding last year’s 69%.

Summary of Extra Curricular Clubs 2017 - 2018
Last year there were 9 different Extra Curricular Sport Clubs offered across the school, to a greater range of children
• Football – Years R to 6
• Karate – Years R – 6
• Netball – Years 5 - 6
• Rugby – Years 3 – 6
• Cricket – Years 3 and 4
• Rounders – Years 5 and 6
• Golf – Years 5 and 6
• Hockey – Years 3 – 6
• Gymnastics – Years 1 - 6

Overall 73% of our children took part in one or more of these clubs an increase of 2% from last year.

Lunchtime Activities and Sport Clubs
At lunchtimes we offer a range of physical activities for our children. For KS2 we have a traversing wall, climbing apparatus, hockey and football. These activities have a rota and each year group have an opportunity at least once a week to participate in using them. Additionally there are small ball activities and a quiet zone for children. Within the KS1 and EYFS playground there are small skill based games. These are designed to develop the children’s ABCs of sport and to play together, encouraging cooperation and teamwork. In addition to this we have Year 5 children supporting the younger children with physical activities at play times and lunch. Six pieces of fitness equipment have been added recently and is available for all children to use.


Partnerships in Sport

At Malden Manor we have close links with these sports providers and we continue to enjoy this partnership.

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Kingston School Sports Partnership


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Surrey Starlets http://www.surreystarlets.co.uk/


2 297 s

Suburban Hockey/Surbiton Hockey Club



2 301 s

AFC Wimbledon AFC



2 365 s

Abel Karate  



2 364 s

Good Life Gymnastics



PE Curriculum
Malden Manor children receive a broad and balanced programme of physical education, in which all children have an equal opportunity to participate successfully in a wide range of physical activities at their own level. This promotes a sense of well-being and awareness of the benefits of exercise that will stay with the children throughout their adult life.
In lessons we encourage the children to develop an understanding of how the body functions including how to warm up appropriately and key aspects of hygiene. For reasons of hygiene and safety we insist on appropriate clothing and footwear, furthermore we insist that no jewellery should be worn for any PE activity.
At Malden Manor we focus on six areas of study: dance, games, gymnastics, swimming, outdoor as well as adventure and athletic activities. Within these areas of study we provide opportunities for the children to experience a wide range of sports, for example: tennis, cricket, hockey and handball.
Regular weekly games sessions are enriched where appropriate, with visits from professional coaches and other sport specialists. These lessons aim to promote co-operation with others and the appreciation of the importance of fair play whether they achieve success or not. Teachers at the school hold PE and coaching qualifications.
Intra Sport – Level 1
We have an intra school sport competition set up at Malden Manor where the children have the opportunity to compete against each other both in the curriculum and on other occasions. We are currently working with the Youth Sport Trust to promote Level 1 Intra Sport within our school. All children from Reception to Year 6 are allocated a house team and siblings are included in the same house. Our houses are named after local places/history linked to our community. They are: Saxon Kings (Yellow); London (Red); Thames (Blue) and Kingston (Green). Each house has their own house captains, these are children who apply for the job and are then selected. This year’s house captains are: Keylan, Selvin, Elena, Riley, Calum, Caitlin, Daniel and Chelsea.
At Malden Manor we encourage our children to take part in leadership within PE. Within PE lessons children are encouraged to lead. For example, recording scores in a small sided game or measuring distances of a throw in athletics. Additionally, in Year 5 children take part in a scheme of work called ‘The Young Leader Award’. This helps our children to develop leadership skills such as organisation, communication and teamwork, as well as helping to develop confidence and self-esteem.
During the course of the year, children in Year 4 go to Cheam Swimming Pools to have weekly swimming lesson with qualified instructors.
Sports Day
We hold a sports day for the whole school, which includes cultural and sporting events and we encourage parents to join us in the support of their children having fun.
PE comments
Staff view
‘Physical development really is one of the key starting points for a child’s learning. Throughout the Early Years at Malden Manor, our children are provided with a huge range of exciting, challenging and stimulating physical activities on a daily basis. These range from developing fine motor skills with engaging activities such as malleable play, threading and pencil skills, right through to exploring our generous outdoor space on a free flow basis, allowing our children to run, climb and experiment with different ways of moving.’ Mrs. Veal, EYFS Leader.
‘I am impressed by the outside space that the children have for their PE lessons. The school also has a sports hall and is well resourced. Malden Manor participates in a range of Borough competitions and has even represented Kingston at a higher level. I enjoy teaching PE as there is a range of areas to teach the children such as Handball and Badminton. The school recognises the importance of PE and sport alongside other areas of the curriculum, as an equally valuable part of children's development and well-being.' Mr Gibbons, KS2 Teacher

Parent View
‘Malden Manor has been fantastic in providing after school sports clubs. My children have been able to take part in rugby, football, netball and karate. Also, they have had the opportunity to take part in several tournaments. The clubs have helped them learn the importance of working as a team which will help them later on in life.’

‘I like the PE and sport at Malden Manor, as we have lots of tournaments to take part in and have lots of fun. We have excellent resources here including a field and sports hall. I also get to play for the school too. I play hockey for the school and Surbiton and I am now a national champion at it.’ (Caitlin, Year 6)
‘The PE at Malden Manor is very fun because there are lots of activities. I love the clubs because they are really exciting and lots of competitions too. At Malden Manor you can go to football, netball, hockey, karate and more.’ (Mohamed, Year 6)
‘Malden Manor’s sports are awesome! We have lots of clubs in various sports and we can be chosen for competitions. Even better, Year 4 get to do swimming lessons every week. Once a year we have a big whole school run and we take part in the Daily Mile too. We also have a sports week once a year, which is great fun.’ (Narin, Year 6)
‘At Malden Manor we take PE to a different level! At our school we take part in lots of tournaments around Kingston and sometimes we go further afield. We all get our fair share of doing competitions and if we are really good we can compete in lots of tournaments. We also have sports day and a great school run where we run around our field and if you come in the top few we get to compete for the school in the summer relays or the cross country. We had a great win last year as one of our children won the borough cross country. We hope to succeed this year. The school is brilliant for PE and we all love it and it’s better than any other primary school in the world!’ (Matthew, Year 5)
‘At Malden Manor Primary School we take part in Hockey and Rugby tournaments. We do a sports day and the great school run which we all love to do. We enjoy our PE lessons and the after school clubs. We all enjoy PE and it is the best here.’ (Devika, Year 5)
‘Here at Malden Manor, PE is the best lesson ever. There are millions of sports to do and with that there is something for everyone. If the teachers think you are good you can get picked for competitions and tournaments, but everyone gets their fair share. Every time it’s our day I always look forward to it because it is so fun. The indoor activities are exciting as well, they include dancing, gymnastics, yoga and sports hall athletics. Malden Manor Primary School takes PE to the next level. It’s better than any primary school I know. (Thomas, Year 5)
‘I like PE because you don’t have to be great at sports to do it, you get taught really well and it means you can get better. I like hockey the most, it’s not like football in a way, as you have more control over the ball. I started in year 3 and I am really good now and I play for Surbiton Hockey Club. (Pippa, Year 5)