Physical Education

Physical Education Curriculum

INTENT

The intent is that:

  • Children develop and apply fundamental movements within every lesson.
  • Children are active throughout each PE lesson.
  • Children are at the forefront and have direct impact on their learning within lesson and through pupil voice.
  • Staff have a clear understanding of the National Curriculum, through regular CPD, the use expert external coaches,
  • Learning is supported and enhanced through a range of curriculum sporting activities e.g. Rugby, football, tennis, gymnastics, athletics, outdoor and adventurous activities.
  • EYFS lay strong foundation focusing on fundamental movements, fine and gross motor skills.
  • Learning is differentiated to support the needs of every child. -
  • Swimming and water safety is taught throughout Year 3/4 and extra opportunities are taken to continue to improve 25m swimming percentage
  • Sports Premium Funding is spent effectively to develop a lasting legacy for PE & Sport at school.
  • Cross-curriculum links are made explicit through the whole school focus on outdoor learning and training (Science, Mathematics, KS1 topic themed PE)

IMPLEMENTION

Our intent is achieved through:

  • Subject expertise, through observing sports coaches, CPD & Twilight sessions (for individuals, the subject leader and whole staff) ensures that Physical Education is taught effectively.
  • Teachers use a variety of planning documents to support them in their planning. These documents are progressive, coherent and apply fundamental movement skills which are year group appropriate.
  • Formative Assessment is embedded through regular interventions in class.
  • Subject vocabulary is displayed where appropriate to support learning as well as begin reinforced by teachers.
  • Children are given wider opportunities to build character and embed values through regular teamwork activities, competitive sport and Sports Day.
  • Sports Premium Funding is used to increase physical competency of staff and children and also provides staff with resources and high-quality equipment
  • Children are provided with their full entitlement to Physical Education
  • Regular action plans, governor reports and pupil voice is used to continue to monitor and improve Physical Education.

IMPACT

The impact of our physical education curriculum will be:

  • Children become more active and continue to do so into adulthood.
  • Children continue to lead active lifestyles and release the importance of activity to support learning.
  • Children become more active during playtimes and are given opportunities take on leadership roles to encourage the next active generation. -
  • Children become proud of sporting achievements and want to be more active for the betterment of themselves. 
  • Children feel comforted, a sense of wellbeing and supported with any mental health issues.
  • Children develop pride for our school and continue to compete in sport competitively and at a more elite level in later life.
  • Children explore and are engaged by a wider range of sport leading them to be more active and become champions of sport.