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.