PE is an essential component of our school curriculum and students are encouraged to maintain a healthy balance between their education and exercise. It also helps to provide the balance between their physical and mental health/well-being.
Our curriculum aims to develop our pupils’ physical competence and knowledge of movement and safety, and their ability to use these to perform in a wide range of activities. Indeed, we want to shape our future students into healthy active people.
It is essential to the development of motor skills, hand-eye co-ordination and good body movement to encourage and develop healthy body posture. Other benefits include:
Pupils are taught the following skills:
Through this skill development, our PE provision develops our pupils’ competence and confidence to take part in a range of physical activities that become a central part of their lives, both in an out of school. Our high-quality PE curriculum enables all pupils to enjoy and succeed in many kinds of physical activities. We cover a vast range of activities to ensure all pupils have the opportunity to try new activities. In PE we teach essential body management. We develop teamwork, sportsmanship and cooperation. We promote physical fitness in a fun and engaging way through the activities we offer.
Football, Cross-country, Hockey, Swimming (Y4), Netball, Basketball, Gymnastics, Dance, Trampolining, Dance, Tag Rugby, Hockey, Orienteering, Tennis, Athletics, Kwik cricket, Rounders and the Daily Mile.
We also have well-developed PE provision beyond the curriculum. We offer: