At Egglescliffe Primary School, our high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all pupils to enjoy physical exercise so that they participate confidently in physically demanding activities, achieve personal goals, and succeed in competitive sport. It should provide opportunities for pupils to become physically active in a way that supports their health, fitness and wellbeing both during their time at Egglescliffe, and beyond. We intend to inspire the pupils so that they actively participate in a range of sports to develop a competent skillset and build confidence in their abilities. Opportunities to play competitive sport should build character and help to embed values such as fairness, respect and resilience.
Our curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:
Knowledge and Skills:
By the end of each key stage, pupils are expected to know, apply and understand the matters, skills and processes specified in the relevant programme of study.
Key stage 1
Pupils should develop fundamental movement skills, become increasingly competent and confident and access a broad range of opportunities to extend their agility, balance and coordination, individually and with others. They should be able to engage in competitive (both against self and against others) and co-operative physical activities, in a range of increasingly challenging situations. Their experience will be enhanced by participation at sports partnership festivals.
Pupils should be taught to:
Key stage 2
Pupils should 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. They should enjoy communicating, collaborating and competing with each other. They should develop an understanding of how to improve in different physical activities and sports and learn how to evaluate and recognise their own success.
Y6 will be taught the qualities required of a good leader and will learn to lead sports in school.
Pupils should be taught to:
Swimming and water safety
Children will be taught to swim in two-week blocks of 10 sessions. Every child will access 30 taught sessions throughout KS1 and KS2.
In particular, pupils should be taught to:
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