Here at Broadoak we want all pupils to be physically active and confident in a way which supports and promotes a healthy lifestyle; providing opportunities to explore their potential through access to a wide variety of sporting activities within an adventure learning curriculum.
Regular PE lessons and sporting activities provide children with opportunities to improve their health and fitness, whilst having fun, learning new skills and developing existing ones.
Through our PE lessons the hope is that the children will compete in a variety of sports outside of the school environment.
The PE Curriculum
Our physical education provision aims to motivate children to develop physical competencies so that pupils are able to move efficiently, effectively, safely and understand how they are achieving teaching objectives. It is essentially a way of learning through action, awareness, observation and evaluation.
In the curriculum we focus on developing the skills necessary for children to engage in healthy lifestyles. This links closely with our Healthy Schools agenda. We believe that PE skills and knowledge of healthy lifestyles will enable the children to develop into fit, healthy and confident participators of sport.
PE in Early Years
Here at Broadoak we provide a broad and balanced physical education programme with activities designed to be enjoyable, vigorous, purposeful and regular. PE is taught by our Health and Wellbeing Team – Coach Kim and Coach Vicki. In EYFS our main aim is to work on their fundamental skills, making each lesson fun and enjoyable.
Alongside their weekly PE sessions, in Nursery there is daily emphasis on outdoor play during all weather conditions. There is an emphasis on moving in order to keep warm. The resources that the children are given provide opportunities to develop fine and gross motor skills. Children are actively encouraged to use the outdoor environment every day, enquiry 'hooks' for learning are a feature of teacher planning for outdoor exploration.
Alongside Receptions weekly PE sessions, they also have daily access to the outdoor classroom which gives the children the opportunity to play on the bikes, the climbing frames and play games such as Frisbee and other throwing and catching games. The children participate in Woodland explorer’s sessions, which promote team building skills, journeying, fire building skills and orienteering.
PE in Key Stage One
In Key Stage One, PE is taught by our Health and Wellbeing Team - Coach Kim and Coach Vicki.
Our main aim in KS1 is to focus on fundamentals (movement and skills), as well as this, children take part in various sports and sporting activities, including invasion games such as football, hockey, handball and basketball. Net and wall games such as tennis and volleyball. Striking and Fielding games, such as cricket and rounders. We also focus on the fundamentals of Athletics, which includes running, throwing, jumping and landing.
During their PE lessons, we look to develop both the children's understanding of the sport, in addition to core skills of throwing, catching, striking, hand-eye coordination etc.
Through our PE lessons the hope is that the children will compete in sport outside of the school environment.
Below is the long term plan for PE for KS1.
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PE in Key Stage Two
In Key Stage Two we 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. We enjoy communicating, collaborating and competing with each other, developing an understanding of how to improve in different physical activities and sports and learn how to evaluate and recognise their own success.
During PE lessons in Key Stage 2 they are taught to:
- run, jump, throw and catch in isolation and in combination
- play competitive games and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending
- develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance
- perform dances using a range of movement patterns
- take part in outdoor and adventurous activities that challenges them individually and within a team
- compare performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.
They will take part in a wide range of sports and sporting activities, including swimming, invasion games such as football, tag rugby, netball, basketball. Net and Wall games such as tennis, badminton, volleyball. Striking and Fielding games such as rounders and cricket. They will have also taken part in Athletics sessions, which concentrates on running, jumping, landing and throwing. Finally they will take part in dance and gymnastics.
As well as sports, dance and gymnastics, our children also take part in Health, Wellbeing and Fitness sessions. These sessions include activities such as:
The aim of the sessions is to concentrate on their physical, mental and social wellbeing. Keeping them fit and active in school and helping them understand the importance of keeping active and living a healthy lifestyle outside of the school environment.
Below is the long term plan for PE in KS2.
Children in Years, 3, 4 and 5 will go swimming for a term. Year 5 will go in the Autumn, Year 4 will go in the Spring and Year 3 in the Summer. Children will be assessment based on the national guidelines in swimming and water safety.
As a result of our Sports Premium funding we now have 4 staff trained in Forest Schools. All children will benefit from this. KS1 and KS2 children will be on a timetable rota, each engaging in Forest School lesson for a half term. EYFS have a flexible timetable to work around their day.
The Daily Mile
The aim of The Daily Mile is to improve the physical, social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing of our children – regardless of age, ability or personal circumstances. The Daily Mile is a social physical activity, with children running or jogging – at their own pace – in the fresh air with friends. Children can occasionally walk to catch their breath, if necessary, but should aim to run or jog for the full 15 minutes. We want every child to have the opportunity to do The Daily Mile at Broadoak.
After School Clubs
Extra-curricular clubs are growing at Broadoak and throughout the year we offer a wide range of sports including: tag-rugby, netball, basketball, football, dance, gymnastics, cricket, dodgeball, yoga and athletics. Many of our selections for our events are based on attendance at clubs and votes through the school council and our Health and Wellbeing Team.
Additionally, we also have clubs during lunch time such as cross country, athletics and football.