Category Archives: Sports

Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics! 

Yesterday DBCPS were invited to take place in the Dartford Schools Partnership Sporthall Athletics competition, a competition with schools from all over North Kent working together to improve the athletics we have in school.  It was a fantastic opportunity to showcase our athletes and take part in both indoor track and field events and it was so well delivered by the hosts that our
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Gymnast Courtney Tulloch

On Wednesday 7th November, DBCPS welcomed one of Great Britain’s gold medal gymnasts – Courtney Tulloch. All of the children in the school were lucky enough to take part in a fitness circuit alongside Courtney, and were then inspired by an inspirational assembly delivered by him. Children were given the opportunity to hold some of his medals, ask questions about the sport and his
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School Games Bronze Mark Award

We are delighted to announce that we, Dartford Bridge Community Primary School, have achieved the School Games Bronze Mark Award for the 2017/18 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
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Sports Day Highlights

During the final week of last term everyone took part in sports day. As well as being a  chance for children from all across the school to compete in their house teams to be champions it also helps build teamwork, leadership skills and inspires children to participate in sports. We were very impressed by the positive attitudes and happy faces shown across all the
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Tennis Competition

Congratulations to all of the children who took part and were involved in the DSGP Mini Tennis Red Tournament held at David Lloyd this week. It was a wonderful opportunity for our four, young tennis athletes to represent Dartford Bridge and showcase some of the new skills they have been learning and mastering in their PE and our afterschool tennis club. The children did fantastically well and should be proud of
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Football Success!

Boys from both Year 3 and 4 took part in a football league at Dartford FC. The Dartford district Year 3/4 floodlight football took place every Friday during terms 3 and 4. The children represented the school and played against nine other schools. The schools that took part in the tournament were: Dartford Bridge, Hextable, Oakfield, Holy Trinity, Temple Hill, Superstars, Manor community, Brent,
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Szandra Szodegi – Olympic Athlete

This year, DBCPS teamed up with Sports for Champions UK Ltd to welcome Szandra Szodegi, a Ghanaian judo athlete, to our school. Ghana saw its first ever female judo athlete compete at an Olympic Games in 2016, and yes you guessed it – it was Szandra. Even more remarkable than this, is that Szandra is in fact a former gymnastics champion from Hungary! This was
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Kent School Games

On Thursday 14th December, a selection of Year 5 and 6 children took part in the Kent School Games final for the Sportshall Athletics competition. Thirteen other schools took part and the competition was very tough! After completing all our track and field events in the morning, which consisted of: sprints, obstacle races, hurdles, javelin, long and triple jump and chest push (to name
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Girls Football Tournament

Following the success of our Year 3 and 4 boys last week at their football tournament we headed back to Dartford FC today, this time taking a selection of our Year 5 and 6 girls ready to test their skills against other local schools.  We were in the 7 a side tournament and faced 4 local teams in a battle to win the tournament
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Football Feast!!

Wow last week saw a fantastic football festival event with both Years 3/4 and Years 1/2 entering football competitions.  On the Thursday we took 8 footballers from Years 3 and 4 to Princes Park, home of Dartford Football club, to take part in the annual football festival. The boys were absolute role models for the school in their teamwork and manners and were highlighted
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