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Physical Education Curriculum Intent


In Physical Education, children learn about healthy lifestyles and performing a range of movement activities. They should be taught about:


  • Developing physical competence and confidence
  • Developing creativity and imagination
  • A range of activities
  • A range of skills
  • Physical development
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Teamwork
  • Communication


The Knowledge, Skills and Understanding which children gain through their study of Physical Education can be regarded in terms of:


  • Skills
  • Planning
  • Performance
  • Evaluation
  • Fitness and health


Children should have opportunities to participate in:


  • Gymnastics
  • Ball games
  • Athletics
  • Dance
  • Swimming