Our long term aim is to instil a lifelong love of physical activity / sport by providing the children with basic fundamental skills that will progress the children’s physical abilities (for sustained periods of time), the opportunity for all children to engage in competitive sports and activities (both intra and inter school), leading and promoting healthy and active lives, develop team building skills through cross curricular PSHE, demonstrate an outstanding sporting conduct and to provide opportunities to be sports leaders once the skills / rules taught have been mastered. Our children will be provided with high quality provision delivered by specialist leaders in swimming, gymnastics, dance and areas covered by Fleetwood Town Community Trust.
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.
Using our allocation of sports premium funding, the children will engage in a series of lessons taught by staff and outside external specialists for gymnastics, dance and areas covered by Fleetwood Town Community Trust as well as support staff where necessary. The children will be given clear learning objectives that will aim to be achieved by the end of each session. The children will learn basic fundamental skills taught at a slower pace in order to correctly master. Once mastered, the children will take part in fast paced energetic sessions while also being offered the opportunity to take part in intra and inter school events of both inclusive and competitive nature. The children will have access to personal best sessions, team work sessions, competitions and the chance to take part in sports at an inclusive level. The children will adopt a personal best strategy / mind set in order to self-regulate and self-assess their own progress. The children will take part in sessions both indoor and outdoor covering a wide range of P.E. strands including EYFS targets (gross and fine motor skills), basic fundamental skills, yoga and mental wellbeing, athletics, invasion games, team games, outdoor adventurous activities, net and wall, dance, gymnastics and swimming.
Our P.E Coordinator will actively take part in CPD events organised by Fleetwood Town Community Trust, the Lancashire School Games organisers, take part in cluster meetings and sharing of practise with colleagues and other schools while working alongside various external specialists / community providers to improve the quality of teaching delivery and the end results of the children’s physical education. P.E. is taught twice a week. One P.E. session will be taught indoor and one session outdoor where it is possible.
Our P.E. Coordinator will organise / deliver and lead CPD sessions and pass on the relevant information and skills to staff in conjunction with specialist teachers in swimming, dance, gymnastics alongside a specialist coach from Fleetwood Town Community Trust. Staff will be given CPD training (by observing the specialist) in dance and gymnastics with an aim to leading future sessions that offer a higher quality of provision. Fleetwood Town Community Trust will team teach with support staff / classroom teachers to provide specialist guidance / training with the intent of teachers leading future sessions independently.
Children in year 4 will complete the swimming programme of study with a swimming specialist at Fleetwood YMCA. As a peninsula town, we understand more than ever the importance of swimming a full 25m length and the children improving their water safety survival skills as it is an important part of living in a seaside town.
The impact of our school P.E. provision and education will be measured using the following.
1. Gross motor skills
2. Fine motor skills
3. Basic fundamentals
4. Skills progression
5. Develop personal bests
6. Take part in team sports and games (represent school where possible)
7. Show an outstanding sporting conduct
8. Start to lead skills activities independently