P.E has been broken down into six key areas with specific skills to teach in each area, these areas are then progressed through the year groups.
The five skills are:
- Acquiring and developing skills
- Selecting and applying skills, tactics and compositional ideas
- Evaluating and improving performance
- Knowledge and understanding of fitness and health
- Working with others
P.E. is taught through a variety of areas/topics, including:
- Games – Tag Rugby, Football, Netball, Hockey, Basketball, Tennis, Rounders, Kwik Cricket, Tri-Golf and Parachute Games
- Dance – linked through theme – interpretive dance and Zumba
- Gymnastics – including Yoga
- Swimming – All children
- Athletics – including circuit training, Speed, Agility and Quickness training, and Boxercise
- Outdoor and Adventurous – Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing and a residential outdoor and adventurous experience in Year 6.
Through our teaching of P.E. we aim to:
- Stimulate and maintain pupils’ interest and enjoyment; engaging all pupils in physical activity.
- Encourage pupils to lead active and healthy lifestyles by developing knowledge of the effect sport has on the human body.
- Enable pupils to develop a range of skills relating to physical activity and to challenge them in applying these skills.
- Enable pupils to be creative, competitive and cooperative in physical education by providing them with challenging activities.
Through P.E we can also:
- Improve pupils’ skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT
- Develop pupils’ thinking skills
- Promote pupils’ awareness and understanding of gender, cultural, spiritual and moral issues
- Develop pupils as active citizens
SMSC in PE:
- Spiritual: inner self, keeping fit and physical development
- Moral: competitive activities – respecting others and their achievements
- Social: working partners and groups co-operation within the lesson
- Cultural: Equal opportunity