Physical Education – PE at St James Junior School
Physical Education is about pupils continuing to apply and develop a broader range of skills, using them in different ways and linking them to make actions and sequences of movement.
It gives children the opportunity to enjoy communicating, collaborating and competing with each other. Pupils will be able to evaluate and recognise their own successes.
Without it they would not have opportunities to play in team games and represent their school in sporting events. PE enables children to increase their knowledge of health and fitness and develop their communication skills, resilience, respect plus many more.
It feeds into our school’s vision by pupils have to be respectful to each other and staff, always try their best in everything that they do.
Physical Education is taught across the whole school from the very youngest children in Year 3 to those in Year 6.
Our curriculum ensures that our children:
Swimming is taught in Year 4 with children expected to:
In addition, some of the places that children visit offer over 40 different sporting events ranging from festivals to competitions. The children have taken part in national events such as Show Racism The Red Card as well as working with Derby County Community Trust delivering reading programmes to children across Year 5 and 6.
Please click on the link below to view our curriculum progression grid for Physical Education, detailing how our children progress through knowledge and skills from Year 3 to Year 6.
https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga - Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.
https://plprimarystars.com/ - Premier League Primary Stars has a wide collection of free, curriculum-linked activities to educate and entertain children at home
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers - Supermovers programme has plenty of fun curriculum linked resources to get your class moving while they learn, with work in the pipeline to develop videos and resources to use at home.