All children follow the National Curriculum for Physical Education, which promotes a healthy lifestyle, co-operation and opportunities for individual practice and team work.
- We aim to ensure that all pupils:
- develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
- are physically active for sustained periods of time
- engage in competitive sports and activities
- lead healthy, active lives.
P.E. lessons taught in Years 1-6 comprise of dance, gymnastics, games, athletics and outdoor activities and in EYFS there is a focus on Fundamental Movement Skills and using balance bikes to ensure all children can ride a bike by the time they start in Year 1. A range of resources are used to support teaching and learning in P.E. Small and large apparatus is used in indoor lessons in the hall, as well as music to support dance activities.
The school has extensive grassed areas, which are used for sports, particularly in the summer term. We also benefit from some outside tuition in sports from professional coaches purchased through the sports funding for schools.
We believe that a high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities. We aim for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness. Additionally we compete in with schools from the local community in a range of competitions. In these competitions we aim represent our school to the best of our ability, aspire to win, ensuring principles of fair play are followed.