Physical Education

PE inspires pupils to adopt physically active lifestyles which support psychological and physical well-being


Intent: PE curriculum will ensure that all pupils:

  • Develop good physical habits and open to participation in all curriculum activities;
  • Develop and refine their skills in a wide range of disciplines including; games, athletics, gymnastics, swimming, dance and outdoor and adventurous activities; 
  • Learn how to work effectively in teams, small group and independently;
  • Learn how to adopt a healthy lifestyle, achieved by eating sensibly, avoiding unhealthy choices; 
  • Show initiative, lead others, be led, be reflective, be resilient  and have excellent sporting attitudes;
  • Participate in extra-curricular sport and/or leisure activities;
  • Understand the attributes and attitudes demonstrated by experts and elite sport people;


Pupils’ version

I will develop my skills and knowledge in a range of sports and physical activities to help maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.



Teachers will:

  • Plan a scheme of work that provides a balance across the full range of sports and activities;
  • Create opportunities for competitive sport within the school, the GLC and beyond;
  • Model the skills and attitudes to be successful;
  • Design activities and ways of working that focus on pupils to improving upon their personal best;
  • Identify and use sport role models to exemplify the key skill, value, personal and physical attributes;
  • Foster a ‘sport for all’ ethos and identify and nurture talent;
  • Inculcate the importance of warm-up, taking part and cool-down stages of exercise;
  • Chose and use published schemes and materials to enhance the curriculum such as Valsabin and PE Primary [primary] and Sport Leaders Award [secondary];
  • Make opportunities to support the develop pupils’ character, culture, personal development and well-being;
  • Help pupils to communicate effectively in a range of contexts [e.g. during a match] to develop and justify explanations and opinions;
  • Celebrate achievement in all its forms;
  • Provide advice and guidance to parents of pupils who show elite potential or who show an interest in a sport that is not covered by the curriculum;
  • The ability to remain physically active for sustained periods of time and an understanding of the importance of this in promoting long-term health and well-being. 



Pupil will:

  • Have a lifelong engagement in health, sport and leisure;
  • Have a knowledge of the health and well-being benefits regular physically activity;
  • Have a good knowledge of different disciplines and as a result, will achieve well;
  • Have an open-minded attitude to sport and be able to recognise and appreciate excellence.