A high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities. Not only should it provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness, but it should also provide opportunities for pupils to compete in sport and other activities which can build character and help to embed values including fairness and respect.
The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:
At Five Lanes Primary School, we will teach the National Curriculum in PE. We encourage all of our children and families to be active. Our children love Physical Education (PE) and our aim is to deliver 2 hours of creative, challenging and high quality PE to each child, each week, regardless of ability, which children can build upon and be encouraged to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. We teach children to recognise and describe how their bodies feel after exercise; how physical activity and being active can improve their mood and well-being; how to evaluate their success and the successes of others and to take part in competitive sports and activities.
Physical Education, Physical Activity and School Sports have a range of benefits for children (and adults) which include: