We know the power of sport and activity in ensuring our children are both physically and mentally healthy as well as enabling them to become successful, confident and responsible individuals.
PE is an integral part of the whole school curriculum and we aim to give children at least two hours of fun and exciting PE lessons every week to keep children active and healthy, in the hope that they will develop a passion for sport and exercise that will continue into their later lives. We also encourage our pupils to take part in our ‘Wake up Shake-up’ sessions and encourage pupils to take part in the Daily Mile which promotes the importance of daily exercise and building personal fitness goals.
Children are also given the opportunity to compete and build positive relationships with each other and partake in competitions with other schools in order to develop their confidence, teamwork and sportsmanship.
We expect the values developed in our PE sessions to transfer to other areas of school life from attendance to behaviour. Our sessions aim to uphold and demonstrate our School Games Values:
In the Early Years, PE lessons specifically focus on fundamental movements, gross motor skills and fine motor skills. Lessons have high levels of physical activity and enjoyment is a key part. Children participate in various types of tag games, play based learning and sports specific games. Communication, self-awareness and negotiating space are important parts of the lessons.
In Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, progression across years allows for our children to prosper. Here, lessons are sports specific. Lessons focus more on skill development with some use of tactics lower down the years. Further up the school, lessons consolidate the skills and allow the children to demonstrate them in game situations.
Al-Furqan Primary School
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