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PE

High Standards

Year 6 pupils attained considerably higher in reading and writing, compared nationally.

Ofsted

2016-03-14T15:19:08+01:00

Ofsted

Year 6 pupils attained considerably higher in reading and writing, compared nationally.

I enjoy maths

I like the way we are taught in mathematics

Alex

Year 4

2016-03-14T15:19:18+01:00

Alex

Year 4

I like the way we are taught in mathematics

School Leadership

The leadership team has created an enriching learning environment

Ofsted

2019-01-23T11:35:12+01:00

Ofsted

The leadership team has created an enriching learning environment

Confidence

Pupils love learning and have the confidence to try new things

Ofsted

2019-01-23T11:38:57+01:00

Ofsted

Pupils love learning and have the confidence to try new things

Quality teaching

The quality of teaching is good.

Westminster Diocese

2019-01-27T09:37:04+01:00

Westminster Diocese

The quality of teaching is good.

PROGRAMME OF STUDY – PE/GAMES

AIMS
  • Inspire all pupils to succeed and excel in a broad range of competitive sports and other physically demanding activities
  • Provide opportunities for children to be physically confident, leading to a healthy and active lifestyle
  • Provide opportunities for sustained physical activity, in order to improve general fitness
  • Develop an understanding of how to improve performance, and of how to evaluate and recognise success
  • Encourage children to recognise the value of collaboration and teamwork
  • Embed values of fairness and respect
CURRICULUM ORGANISATION

Children receive two lessons of PE per week. These are timetabled as Indoor PE and Outdoor Games.

Units of work are set out in the PE/Games curriculum grid.  We use the non-statutory guidance to assist us in our planning

 

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES

Pupils are taught to:

  • Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination
  • Apply the basic principles of attacking and defending in competitive games (for example, football, netball, basketball, tennis).
  • Develop flexibility, strength, control and balance (for example, through athletics and gymnastics).
  • 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
  • Swim confidently and competently over a distance of at least 25 metres
  • Use a range of swimming strokes effectively
  • Perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations
PROVISION FOR MORE AND MOST ABLE CHILDREN

We plan a variety of opportunities to extend, enrich and enhance the learning of our more and most able children, so that they achieve to the best of their ability and make the best possible progress.

EXPECTATIONS
  • By the end of Key Stage 2, children are expected to know, apply and understand activities, skills and processes specified in each unit
Curriculum focus for Outdoors (2019-20)
Year Group Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Autumn 1 Cross Country Fitness Cross Country Fitness Cross Country Fitness Cross Country Fitness
Autumn 2 Invasion Games Football Tag Rugby Basketball
Spring 1 Football Netball Hockey Tag Rugby
Spring 2 Tag Rugby Tag Rugby Basketball Hockey
Summer 1 Rounders Rounders Rounders/Cricket Rounders/Cricket
Summer 2 Tennis Tennis Tennis Tennis
Curriculum focus for Indoors (2019-20)
Year Group Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Autumn 1 Dance Gymnastics Gymnastics Volleyball
Autumn 2 Gymnastics Gymnastics Dance Dance
Spring 1 Gymnastics Dance Gymnastics Gymnastics
Spring 2 OAA OAA OAA OAA
Summer 1 Athletics/Swimming Athletics Athletics Athletics
Summer 2 Athletics/Summer Games Athletics/Summer Games Athletics/Summer Games Athletics/Summer Games