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Subject: Physical Education

Intent, Implementation and Impact at Joseph Turner Primary School



Joseph Turner Primary School believes that Physical Education (PE), which is experienced in a safe and supportive environment, is essential to ensure children attain optimum physical and emotional development and good health. We intend to deliver high quality teaching and learning opportunities that inspire all children to succeed in physical education and in developing life skills. We want to teach children skills to keep them safe such as being able to swim at least 25 metres by the time they reach or leave year 6. We also want to teach children how to cooperate and collaborate with others as part of an effective team, understanding fairness and equity of play to embed life-long values. Our curriculum aims to improve the well-being, fitness and skill of all children at Joseph Turner, not only through sporting skills taught, but through the underpinning values and disciplines PE promotes.



PE at Joseph Turner Primary School provides challenging and enjoyable learning through a range of sporting activities including; Invasion Games, Net & Wall games, Strike and Field games, Gymnastics, Dance and Athletics. The long-term plan sets out the PE units which are to be taught throughout the year and ensures that the requirements of the National Curriculum are fully met. Pupils participate in 1 high quality PE lessons each week, covering two sporting disciplines every term. In addition, children are encouraged to participate in the varied range of extra-curricular activities. Lunch time sports clubs are available each day. Each year a small group of Year 6 children are invited to become Sports Leaders for the school. They develop into sporting role models for the younger children, assisting with lunch-time clubs, our annual Sports day and any other Sporting activities. Children in KS2 swim once a week which changes every term. We encourage the “Daily Mile”, to help meet the government target of all children being active for at least 60 minutes a day. This year we are also looking to get involved in competitive sporting events within the local area. This is an inclusive approach which endeavours to encourage not only physical development but also mental well-being. These events also develop teamwork and leadership skills and are very much enjoyed by the children.



We as a school help motivate the children to participate in a variety of sports through quality provision from an experienced coach that engages children to have fun whilst learning. From the lessons, our children learn to take responsibility for their own health and fitness, many of whom also enjoy the success of sporting events. We equip our children with the necessary skills and a love for sport. They will hopefully grow up to live happy and healthy lives utilising the skills and knowledge acquired through PE.



Sports Premium

All schools within England have been lucky enough to be provided with Sports Premium funding from the Government, to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sports within schools.  At Joseph Turner Primary school, we believe that PE and sports should be fun, inclusive and engaging.  We are also aware that the development of PE and sports within school should be sustainable.   It is for this reason that we have plans to spend the Sports Premium funding on the introduction of new sports within school, new equipment for existing sports and professional coaching for the children and staff.  We hope that by spending the money in this way the impact will be:

  • Increased opportunity for all of our pupils to access a wider variety of PE and sports.
  • Opportunities to develop the competitive element of sports and the skill of sportsmanship.
  • Develop pupil understanding of the importance of keeping fit and healthy.
  • Increased participation in PE and sport activities.