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Physical Education

All PE sessions are delivered by Specialists from the secondary team.

KS1 Physical Education

In Key Stage 1 physical education, pupils have two curriculum sessions per week. Pupils are taught in mixed sex groups and develop fundamental movement skills across a variety of activities.

Pupils are taught to:

  • Master basic movements including running, jumping throwing and catching
  • Develop balance, agility and coordination and begin to apply these in a range of activities
  • Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns

Activities covered are:

Year 1 and 2

  • Multiskills focus – movement
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Multiskills focus – throwing and catching
  • Dance
  • Multiskills focus – team games
  • Fitness
  • Striking and fielding
  • Athletics

All pupils swim throughout the academic year on a rotational basis. Pupils are taught to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres by the end of Key Stage 2.

 

KS2 Physical Education

In Key Stage 2 physical education, pupils have two curriculum sessions per week. Pupils are taught in mixed sex groups in year 3 and 4; and then single sex groups in year 5 and 6. Pupils continue to apply and develop a broader range of skills, learning how to use them in different ways and to link them to make actions and sequences of movement.

Pupils are taught to:

  • Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination
  • Play competitive games and apply basic principles for suitable attacking and defending
  • Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance
  • Perform dances using a range of movement patterns
  • Take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team
  • Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best
  • Communicate, collaborate and compete with each other
  • Develop an understanding of how to improve in different physical activities and sports

Activities covered are:

Year 3 and 4

  • Multiskills focus – movement
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Multiskills focus – throwing and catching
  • Dance
  • Fitness
  • Multiskills focus – net/wall
  • Striking and fielding
  • Athletics
  • Multiskills focus – team games

Year 5

Boys                                                                                                                   Girls

Tag rugby                                                                                                            Multiskills

Multiskills                                                                                                            High 5 netball

Gymnastics                                                                                                         Gymnastics

Football                                                                                                               Dance

Swimming                                                                                                           Swimming

Dance                                                                                                                 Fitness

Fitness                                                                                                                Striking and fielding

Striking and fielding                                                                                             Athletics

Athletics

 

Year 6

Boys                                                                                                                   Girls

Football                                                                                                               Multiskills

Multiskills                                                                                                            High 5 Netball

Gymnastics                                                                                                         Gymnastics

Tag rugby                                                                                                            Net/wall

Swimming                                                                                                           Fitness

Fitness                                                                                                                Dance

Net/wall                                                                                                               Striking and fielding

Dance                                                                                                                  Swimming

Striking and fielding                                                                                             Athletics

Athletics

 

All pupils swim throughout the academic year on a rotational basis. Pupils are taught to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres by the end of Key Stage 2.