Our PE curriculum offers well-planned schemes of work that allow all pupils to follow a progressive curriculum, in line with the National Curriculum, but also focusing on their personal development. The key areas ensure that pupils experience opportunities to:
- develop competence in a broad and varied range of sports and physical activities;
- be physically active for sustained periods of time (suitable active opportunities in lessons);
- take part in competitive sports and activities that allow our pupils to experience the feelings that come from success and failures;
- understand and encouraged to lead healthy, active lifestyles.
Our PE curriculum is based on the National Curriculum but tailored to the needs of our pupils to allow them all to engage in lessons and be successful. The key areas of physical activity include:
- Outdoor and adventurous activities
In key stage 1 the pupils will develop fundamental movement skills, becoming increasingly competent and confident in a broad range of activities which extend their agility, balance and coordination, individually and with others. They will be able to engage in competitive (both against self and against others) and co-operative physical activities, in a range of increasingly challenging situations.
In key stage 2 the pupils will continue to apply and develop a broader range of skills, learning how to use them in different ways and to link them to make actions and sequences of movement. They will enjoy communicating, collaborating and competing with each other. The children will develop an understanding of how to improve in different physical activities and sports and learn how to evaluate and recognise their own success.
At Romans Field School, it is our aim for our pupils to learn how to work with others through sportsmanship by participating in healthy, active lifestyles that they can maintain beyond school. We aim to provide a broad and varied curriculum that allows the children to participate in many physical sports and activities that allow them to develop a range of knowledge and skills including tactical awareness, performance analysis, reflective practice and a good understanding of the values of sport. We believe that it is important that pupils develop their interpersonal skills so that they can be effective communicators and work towards common goals as this will help them to improve their confidence and self-worth now and in the future. We aim to develop the pupils’ ability to peer coach and to support each other in order to achieve success in lessons.
Our children will be:
- motivated to engage in healthy, active lifestyles;
- able to show the good values of sportsmanship;
- reflective practitioners who can reflect on performances to achieve their personal best throughout their life.
At Romans Field we believe that all pupils should have the opportunity to be involved in extra-curricular sporting activities in order to learn new knowledge and skills and to consolidate those learned during PE lessons. A further aim of the extra-curricular sessions is to enable pupils to experience different sporting activities to those covered during PE lessons.