Dear Parents


I am writing to inform you that from next week, students in Years 3-6 will be changing sports for their games lessons on Mondays (Year 5/6) and Wednesdays (Year 3/4) afternoons.

Year 5 students will participate in a 5-week swimming unit at Barnet Copthall, commencing Monday, 27th February.

Year 3 students will participate in a 5-week ice skating unit at Alexandra Palace, commencing Wednesday, 1st March.

Year 4 and 6 students will remain at school for a 5-week Health and Fitness unit.

The focus for the Year 5 swimming programme will be on survival swimming, which will include water confidence, safety, survival skills and stroke development.


Year 5 Students must bring the following items for all swimming lessons:

  • Appropriate swimming suit/shorts (black/blue in colour if possible  and 1 piece for girls)
  • Towel
  • Goggles
  • Swimming cap
  • Separate bag for wet clothing

Year 3 students participating in ice skating must bring the following items:

  • Dwight PE kit with long trousers and long sleeved top or jumper.
  • A pair of warm gloves
  • Long socks

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me via email.


Kind Regards,


Ashlea Mills

Lower School PE Lead Teacher

Dwight School London

6, Friern Barnet Lane. N11 3LX

+44 208 8920 0600