Purpose of the curriculum

  • Experience P.E  in a safe and supportive environment, is a unique and vital contributor to a pupil’s physical development and well-being.
  • Provide pupils with increasing self-confidence and the ability to manage themselves and their bodies within a variety of movement situations.  
  • Provide stimulating, enjoyable, satisfying and appropriately challenging learning experiences for all pupils to then succeed and excel in competitive sport.
  • Selection of suitably differentiated and logically developed tasks, it is intended that pupils, irrespective of their innate ability, will enjoy success and be motivated to further develop their individual potential.

Aim of the curriculum

  • To be physically confident in a way which supports their health and well-being.
  • Children to be competitive in a range of sports and  build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect.
  • Excel in a range of sporting activities.
  • Develop children's sports skills

Key Skills in Key Stage 1                                                          

  • Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching.
  • Developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.
  • Developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns.

Key Skills in Key Stage 2

  • Master running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination.
  • Apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending
  • Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance to then perform dances using a range of movement patterns.
  • Challenges for both the individual and within a team.
  • Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres using a range of strokes effectively.
  • Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.