Sport Premium and PE
We believe that PE is a vital part of your child's education as it promotes communication, teamwork, healthy competition, physical development, coordination, confidence, decision-making and resilience.
National Curriculum PE Statement:
The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:
- Develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
- Are physically active for sustained periods of time
- Engage in competitive sports and activities
- Lead healthy, active lives.
(Department for Education 2013)
St Wilfrid's School is committed to the following aims:
- To provide a good learning environment for physical activity; to ensure that changing facilities have sufficient space, and are appropriate for the children
- To challenge gender stereotypical beliefs and attitudes and promote positive images of boy/men and girls/women enjoying activity at all levels of achievement; (not just elite performer)
- To ensure that all physical activity is enjoyable and makes a positive contribution to the pupils’ self-confidence and self-esteem;
- To provide all pupils with a varied and positive experience of physical education/activity;
- To cater for the physical needs of all pupils (what ever their age and stage);
- To ensure lunch times are productive periods where activity is encouraged and purposeful;
- To promote an understanding of the benefits of an active life style through the school’s culture which embraces all members of the school community;
- To work in partnership with other agencies to promote activity patterns which are supported by extra-curricular and community activity provision.