CURRICULUM INTENT FOR P.E
Our intent in teaching Physical Education (PE) are closely related to the school’s general statement of intent. Indeed PE is a key medium through which our school aspiration of Happiness and High Standards can be achieved.
Through our teaching of PE, we aim to:
- ensure children’s safety at all times;
- promote enjoyment of physical activities;
- differentiate our teaching in order to cater for all children;
- contribute to the physical development of each child;
- enable children to develop a sense of achievement through physical activity;
- establish self-esteem through the development of physical skills and confidence;
- further the school’s efforts in developing skills of co-operation between children;
- further the school’s efforts in developing children’s self-discipline;
- help children to cope with both success and failure in competitive and co-operative activities;
- ensure coverage of the statutory requirements for PE teaching as prescribed by the National Curriculum;
- teach children to value the benefits of participation in physical activity whilst at school and throughout life;
- promote the relationship between physical education and healthy lifestyles;
- provide skills which can be of value to the children as future citizens;
- provide knowledge and skills within a range of activities which could provide for the gainful use of leisure time;
- “Sign post” children towards specialist coaching and opportunities where appropriate;
- develop problem solving skills;
- develop artistic and aesthetic understanding within and through movement.
As stated in our list of aims and through a Heads, Hands and Hearts focus, we intend to fulfil our statutory obligations within the National Curriculum in a manner which promotes safety, health, enjoyment and achievement for all children regardless of their starting points…. “Happiness and High Standards”.