At Ingleton C of E Primary School we are guided by the National Curriculum for Physical Education (PE).
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.
PE Curriculum Statement
At Ingleton C of E Primary School our intent is to develop pupils who will be physically active and can flourish in a range of different physical activities. The aims of our PE curriculum are to develop pupils who:
- Lead a healthy lifestyle which is achieved by eating sensibly, being aware of the dangers of drugs, smoking and alcohol and exercising regularly.
- Are able to remain physically active for sustained periods of time and have an understanding of the importance of this in promoting long-term health and well-being.
- Have and maintain high levels physical fitness.
- Are willing to practise skills in a range of different activities and situations, alone, in small groups and in teams, and to apply these skills in chosen activities to achieve exceptionally high levels of performance.
- Take the initiative and become excellent young leaders, organising and officiating, and evaluating what needs to be done to improve, and motivating and instilling excellent sporting attitudes in others.
- Employ imagination and creativity in their techniques, tactics and choreography.
- Are able to improve their own and others’ performance.
- Can work independently for extended periods of time without the need for guidance or support.
- Have a keen interest in PE – a willingness to participate eagerly in every lesson, highly positive attitudes and the ability to make informed choices about engaging fully in extracurricular sport.
- Can swim at least 25 metres before the end of Year 6 and know how to remain safe in and around water.
P.E. is taught at Ingleton C of E Primary School as an area of learning in its own right as well as integrated where possible with other curriculum areas. It is taught at a minimum of two PE sessions a week, one of which is delivered by a trained sports coach.
We teach lessons so that children:
- Have fun and experience success in sport
- Have the opportunity to participate in P.E at their own level of development
- Secure and build on a range of skills
- Develop good sporting attitudes
- Understand basic rules
- Experience positive competition
- Learn in a safe environment
- Have a foundation for lifelong physical activity, leaving primary school as physically active.
P.E is taught as a basis for lifelong learning, where the children have access to a wide range of activities in the belief that if taught well and the children are allowed to succeed, then they will continue to have a physically active life. A high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all children to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities. At Ingleton C of E Primary School, we provide opportunities for children 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 and respect.
In addition, we measure the impact of our curriculum through the following methods:
- A reflection on standards achieved against the planned outcomes.
- A celebration of achievements both inside and outside of school.
- Tracking of skills.
- Pupil discussions and demonstrations of their learning / achievements.