Skip to main content

Chryston secures Gold sportscotland award

10:34am - 08 July 2024

Pupils and staff at Chryston primary have welcomed the news that sportscotland has awarded their school a Gold School Sport Award.

The announcement reflects the school’s exceptional commitment to delivering high-quality physical education and promoting active lifestyles among its pupils.

The school worked with local sports clubs and groups to allow pupils to explore different sports.

Jilly Moffat, Head Teacher of Chryston Primary School, expressed her pride and delight at receiving the award. “We are thrilled to have been awarded the Gold sportscotland School Sport Award.

“We place wellbeing at the heart of our curriculum because this is crucial for improving outcomes for all our pupils. We aim to develop healthy habits that will positively impact their emotional, social and physical wellbeing.  

“Our running club meets on Thursday afternoons, and in June, we hosted our annual fun run for the whole school community.  

“This year 16 pupils successfully ran 10km, 49 pupils ran 4km and 309 pupils ran 1km.

“Since moving into our new build, our pupils have had the opportunity to engage in 19 different sporting lunchtime and after-school clubs.”

Achieving the Gold status shows that Chryston Primary has successfully met the high standards set out by sportscotland.

Councillor Michael McBride, Convener of Education, congratulated the school on their achievement. “Chryston Primary School’s attainment of the Gold sportscotland Award reflects the efforts of staff in developing a strong culture of sports and physical education, which is truly commendable.”

The award encourages schools to continuously improve the quality and quantity of physical education and school sports opportunities.

Jilly Moffat added: “Our staff have demonstrated a commitment to developing this curriculum area through engaging in professional learning opportunities. 

“This achievement reflects the hard work and dedication of our staff, students, and the wider school community. I want to thank everyone involved.”

Share this page

The following links open in a new tab

Page last updated:
16 Jul 2024

Help us improve this pageClose

We're sorry this page didn't meet your expectations this time. Please let us know if you have any feedback to help us improve the content.

If you have a question or comment about a council service or would like a reply, please contact us.

Thank you for your feedback