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Egerton Church of England

Primary School

Together, we inspire, nurture and thrive.

Intent, Implementation and Impact

Intent

PE is taught in such a way so that our children foster a love of physical activity, are equipped with the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to be able to use physical activity as a tool to keep their bodies and minds healthy.

 

Implementation

PE at Egerton provides challenging and enjoyable learning through a range of sporting activities including; invasion games, net & wall games, strike and field games, gymnastics, dance, swimming and outdoor & adventure.  We ensure the requirements of the National Curriculum are fully met by following the Striver curriculum which goes further by including 36 wellbeing units that cover mindfulness, yoga, nutrition, sleep, personal care and teamwork.

 

Every PE unit includes ‘Skill Development Activities’, which enable children to experience a meaningful sense of improvement, so they can feel good about PE and themselves.  Our philosophy is about teaching children to better themselves rather than worry about what others are doing.  We focus on children being triers and grafters by setting and beating their personal best scores.

 

We have an inclusive approach to PE.  As well as the PE curriculum, children are encouraged to participate in one off PE or mental health workshops, the varied range of extra-curricular activities after school, are invited to attend competitive sporting events within the local area and join their class in the “Daily Mile”, to help meet the government target of all children being active for at least 60 minutes a day.
 

Impact

The aim for our children is to demonstrate that they:

  • Are motivated to participate daily in a variety of physical activities
  • Learn to take responsibility for their own health and fitness; and for some also enjoy the success of competitive sports
  • Are equipped with the necessary skills and a love for sport
  • Grow to become adults that live happy and healthy lives, utilising the skills and knowledge acquired through PE
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