The intent of Frithwood’s Physical Education curriculum is to inspire all children to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities. Physical Education will provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness. Opportunities to compete in sport and other activities will be offered to all children in order to build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect.
Through Physical Education we aim to develop the children’s knowledge, skills and understanding, so that they can perform with increasing confidence and competence in a range of physical activities. We aim to improve health and well-being, promote active participation and lifelong learning, and for each child to fulfill their potential. We aim to ensure that the children’s experience of Physical Education is positive and motivating and that children’s attitudes to a healthy lifestyle are firmly embedded in our curriculum.
PE at Frithwood uses the Striver scheme of work whereby children take part in a multi-skill and multi-ability programme of activities to develop their physical, social, cognitive, personal and creative abilities. They will also have the opportunity to experience games, athletics, dance, gymnastics, outdoor and adventurous activities and swimming within the curriculum. In addition, there is a range of extra-curricular sports clubs provided and the school participates in a variety of borough wide sports leagues, tournaments and events. Each class has two hours of high quality physical activity every week. We employ the expertise of PSD Sports Coaches who supports teaching as well as providing after school clubs covering a range of skills.
The impact of the PE curriculum is that the children will meet their age-appropriate skills in Physical Education and be able to transfer these skills into other sports and everyday activities. It is hoped that physical education will light a love of sport and physical activity, so that our children will engage in extra-curricular sporting opportunities provided by the school and local clubs and agencies. Through our Physical Education curriculum, we believe we can equip children with skills in team building, promote physical and mental health and boost confidence and resilience.
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