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Briar Hill Primary School

Briar Hill is a warm and happy school with well-being at the heart. All children are challenged, nurtured and inspired to achieve highly and make a positive contribution to society.

Sport and Enrichment

Remote Learning 2020-2021

To ensure that children and families are keeping mentally and physically fit, DRET and Briar Hill Primary School have come up with a number of different activities and challenges.

Wellbeing Wednesday

This has been introduced to ensure children Keep Learning, Be Active, Connect, Take Notice and Give. Here is an example of one of the Wellbeing Wednesday Presentations. 

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 Physical Friday

Please look below to see the latest challenges and make sure you are keeping us updated by tagging @briarhillsch in your pictures and challenges or messaging your class teacher on Class Dojo. 


Examples of Sports Challenges - DRET

Examples from a typical week of Live PE lessons

Tuesday 4pm

We will start on Tuesday at 4pm with the final SAQ at Home session with master trainer Harry White. Please find the live session on the following link:

Thursday 11am

Our Thursday DRET Sport PE lesson will take place at 11am, with a focus on gymnastics basic shapes and jumps. This session will be ideal for all year groups, with children requiring minimal space and no equipment to take part. Please find the live session on the following link:

Friday 10:30am and 1:30pm

Finally on Friday, DRET Sport are delighted to have been given the opportunity by Ingoldsby Academy to work with their artist in residence dance teacher Adam Slepowronski (

This is a fantastic opportunity for all of our primary academies to get to work with Adam, and one that I hope many of you will join us for. Adam will do 2 x live dance sessions during the day.

One of these will be aimed at EYFS and KS1 (10:30am), while the other will lean more towards KS2 at 1.30pm. Other year groups can take part depending on their dance experience. In this second session, Adam will look to teach children a short choreographed dance. These sessions can be found on the following links:

EYFS and KS1 (Dance and Fundamental Movements) 10:30am

KS2 (Learn a dance)

Enrichment - Challenges

Enrichment - Challenges

At Briar Hill Primary School, challenges have been set each week in-house and trust wide. These include: 

  • Art Challenge - Week 1
  • Bookmark Challenge - Week 2
  • PE Challenge - Week 3
  • Wellbeing/PSHE Challenge - Week 4
  • Music Challenge - Week 5
  • Computing Challenge - Week 6
  • World Maths Day - 03.03.2021
  • World Book Day - 04.03.2021

All of the In-House and Trust-Wide challenge winners from our school are celebrated in our weekly assembly video here

Music - Remote Learning

At Briar Hill Primary School music is an important part of everyday life. During the January 2021 lockdown, there was a range of Daily Music Sessions and weekly video updates and sessions with DRET Music

lockdown 2021 google classroom music resources.pdf

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