Purpose of Study:
A high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities. It should provide opportunities for all pupils to become physically confident in a way, which supports their health and fitness. Opportunities to compete in sport and other activities build character and help to embed values such as fairness, respect, resilience and tolerance
Aims: The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:
•develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
•are physically active for sustained periods of time
•engage in competitive sports and activities
•lead healthy, active lives
At Grange, we aim to provide a PE curriculum that pupils from Reception to Year 6 not only enjoy but also allows them to experience a range of activities that help them to develop their health, fitness and wellbeing. We intend to offer a
The Physical Education long term plan ensures a coherent, broad and balanced curriculum is offered across the Key Stage. Units of work are planned by the subject manager, which focus on developing fundamental skills in the lower key stage. Lessons build upon skills, knowledge and understanding with the intent for these to be applied in competitive game scenarios where appropriate. Staff development, informed by monitoring, ensures that teachers have good subject knowledge to enable them to deliver high quality lessons. Lessons are designed to be flexible and responsive to the needs of the pupils. Sporting events throughout the school year provide memorable opportunities for the children to apply their skills and make links with the local community. Through the effect spending of our sport premium; we are able to provide the children with specialist provision which enhances teacher subject knowledge and sets high expectations.
The Physical Education subject manager carries out termly monitoring in the form of pupil conferencing, lesson observations and outcome analysis. This information is used to establish the effectiveness of planning, teaching and learning for that term and provides points for further professional development within the subject, either on an individual, cohort or whole school level. Pupils receive oral feedback during lessons which focuses on personal strengths and areas of development. Planning can then be adapted as necessary for groups or individuals. At the end of each sport unit, children are assessed against the key skills, using the school’s agreed assessment for foundation subjects. The Physical Education subject manager monitors and reviews the effective spending of the sport premium to ensure this enables children to receive high quality provision in this subject.