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PE provides with the opportunity to learn how to be successful participants in physical activity. It allows  to understand what physical activity looks and feels like and how with practice they can improve their skills sets to reach high quality outcomes. All will engage in a deep and varied PE experience. They will be able to call upon an extensive range of skills and link these together to perform more complex movements and tasks. They will have the confidence to work well within a variety of group dynamics and apply tactical and strategical thinking in a range of contexts under pressure. They will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills. They will learn how an active lifestyle leads not just to enable positive physical health but also to good mental health & wellbeing.

EYFS  will engage in a range of gymnastics, dance and games activities and will providing the challenges in moving, exploring and negotiating space. PE in EYFS will introduce them  to a sporting activity that will develop as they go through the school.

Year 1 and 2  will engage in a range of gymnastics, dance and games activities. They will explore different movements and begin to link their knowledge and skills together to achieve a specific outcome. They will begin to develop skills in work collaboratively together. At Shawfield, we are making sure  are working towards developing confidence in a wide range of sporting activity. We want the  to enjoy and participate in activities, which give them opportunities to think on their feet and work collaboratively together. We also want the  to be reflective within their development and evaluate/ discuss their learning. The PE curriculum gives the  a range of opportunities to explore and investigate new skill in a wide range of sports activities


The lesson that are planned cover The National Curriculum themes of athletics, dance, gymnastics and games (net & wall, invasion and striking & fielding). The lessons planned used age-appropriate PE resources that support and enhance their understanding and skills. Lessons are divided into 3 elements • Input • Activity • Plenary The inputs are normally a quick starter to capture and focus the . They build on the fundamental movement skills of agility, balance, and co-ordination. Usually, a moving activity will help to get the blood pumping and warm the  up. Following on are the stretches and discussion into what they will be learning. The activity is where the  work through a range of activities around a theme or learning objective. This allows the  to have opportunities to extend and challenge their learning skills but gives time to receive support if required. The plenary is where we cool down, discuss what they have just learnt and reflect on their learning. The plenary also allows the  to share their learning with their peers. Sometimes lessons can be linked over a number of weeks this allows the  to consolidate their learning and revise and revisit skills. SMSC is embedded throughout PE. The  are encouraged to challenge themselves and be confident in their abilities. They develop an emphasis on fair play and  learn what constitutes good sportsmanship. PE is a team sport and throughout the curriculum, they work and engage in collaborative learning and team activities.  must accept differences and resolve conflicts quickly in order to achieve success.


All children at Shawfield will gain PE experience which will provide a depth of learning in a positive and engaging environment. Basic underlying principles and skills will have been practised and children will have extensive opportunities to succeed and excel in sport.  Children develop physical confidence and understand how these support their health and fitness. Children also develop and embed values of fairness and respect.