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Physical Education Intent Statement

PE is to be physically active and develop skills in a range of physical activities.

At St Joseph's, the aims of our PE curriculum are to develop pupils who:

  • Have a keen interest in PE and a willingness to participate eagerly in every lesson and are active throughout lessons
  • Are willing to practise skills in a range of different games and physical activities:
    • Netball
    • Football
    • Tag Rugby
    • Cricket
    • Rounders
    • Dance
    • Tennis
    • Athletics
    • Gymnastics
    • Swimming
  • Are able to improve their own and others’ performance by applying the knowledge and skills taught in games and physical activities
  • Can cooperate and collaborate with others, understand fairness and equity of play.
  • Are proactive in participating in activities which promote their own physical fitness.
  • Are able to remain physically active for sustained periods of time and have an understanding of the importance of this in promoting long-term health and well-being;
  • Take the initiative and become excellent young leaders, organising and officiating, and evaluating what needs to be done, and motivating and encouraging excellent sporting attitudes in others;
  • Employ imagination and creativity in their techniques, tactics and choreography;
  • Have a  willingness and a positive attitude to take part in extra-curricular activities, inter and intra sporting events and competitions
  • Can swim at least 25 metres before the end of Year 6 and know how to remain safe in and around water.

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