P.E. at St. George’s
PE and Sport are crucial to the development of healthy lifestyles in young people and in encouraging life-
long physical activity.
The Government’s announcement in June 2013 that it was to provide additional funding specifically for the enhancement of PE and Sport was welcomed whole-
PE at St George’s
At St George’s Primary School we recognise the importance of PE and the role that it has to play in promoting long term, healthy lifestyles.
‘Pupils enjoy taking on areas of responsibility such as house captains, play leaders, school council and eco group members’. Ofsted 2020
The intent of of PE curriculum is to provide all pupils with high quality PE and sport provision through a carefully designed skills and knowledge progression.
- It is our vision for every pupil to succeed and achieve their potential as well as to lead physically active lifestyles.
- We strive to inspire our pupils through fun and engaging PE lessons that are enjoyable, challenging and can be assessed by all pupils.
- Through our teaching of PE, we will provide opportunities for pupils to develop transferable life skills such as resilience and respect.
- Providing pupils with opportunities to take part in competitive sport.
Pupils at St George’s participate in high quality PE and sporting activities
- Our PE programme incorporates a variety of sports to ensure children develop the confidence, tolerance and appreciation of their own and others’ strengths and weaknesses.
- We provide opportunities for all children to engage in extra-curricular activities during lunchtime and after school.
- We ensure an inclusive approach, to PE, which endeavours to encourage not only physical development but also well-being.
Our curriculum aims to improve the wellbeing and fitness of all children at St Georges, not only through the sporting skills taught, but through the underpinning values and disciplines PE promotes.
- Children are taught about self-discipline and that to be successful you need to take ownership and responsibility of their own health and fitness.
- Motivating children to utilise these underpinning skills in an independent and effective way in order to live happy and healthy lives.