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University Research Projects

Thornhill Primary School  participates in a number of Southampton Solent University research projects.


The most recent has was based upon:

'Heart rate, energy expenditure, and affective responses from children participating in trampoline park sessions compared with traditional extra-curricular sports clubs.' 

This project was based at Thornhill's ASC clubs and at Oxygen Freejumping centre. The scientific report can be found here:

In Autumn 2019, Thornhill and Solent University will be working closely upon projects based upon:


1) Participation of SEND pupils and Inclusive Sports.


2) The effects of using Social  Marketing Strategies on Physical Literacy


School Games Competition Research