At Flowery Field we firmly believe that all children should experience high quality PE, Dance and School Sport. We offer a broad range of activities allowing children to be physically active, experience competition and understand how to lead and enjoy a healthy lifestyle. They should leave our school physically literate, confident young people with a life-long enjoyment and understanding of being active. We believe that P.E is a fundamental subject for developing both the physical body and emotional (life) skills too. This belief and ethos allows the school to shape our children into healthy, social and active young people.
Our broad, dynamic and engaging PE curriculum builds the skills, knowledge and confidence of our pupils, which leads to lifelong participation. The P.E provision follows a Spiral Curriculum which develops mastery in skills allowing for revisiting prior learning and applying new knowledge linked to what is already known. The skills learnt are logically sequenced to build upon previous learning within and across the year group as pupils move through the school allowing a depth of learning key skills, knowledge and concepts.
How we achieve high quality PE and School Sport:
- All children have two hours of quality P.E and Dance with a qualified coach per week.
- All children have free access to before and afterschool clubs for Sport/Dance every school day.
- All children have 13 weeks access to Forrest School Sessions delivered by a trained Practitioner.
- All Y4/Y5 children have 1.5 terms of swimming lessons per year and additional top-up sessions for Y6.
- All children take part in Intra School competition from KS1 and have access to Inter School competitive school sport from KS2 in partnership with Hyde School Sports, Tameside School Sport Partnership and The F.A., M.U.F.C and M.C.F.C.
- Children have access to sporting equipment at break times and Midday Supervision Staff are trained to lead active games with them.
Our P.E Promises are:
We will follow the Head (Thinking), Heart (Feeling) and Hands (Doing) approach within lessons with opportunities to develop all three in a session.
- KS1- Understanding tactics, simple rules, applying appropriate skills/movements.
- KS 2 - Analyse own/others performance. Think logically in ways that guarantee success. Develop quick thinking and flexibility that allows changing of a tactic skill 'on their feet'. Learn, understand and implement rules, gameplay, team and individual tactics. Compare and contrast performance with critical thinking.
- KS1 - Building confidence in FMS and ABC skills. Beginning to understand and accept challenge and competition. Learning sharing, co- operation and early teamwork skills and improve communication through sport. Start to learn about healthy bodies and the effect of exercise has on it.
- KS2- Develop and build communication, collaboration and teamwork skills. To build perseverance and resilience though challenge and competition. To understand fairness, equality and British Values by understanding rules and ethos through sport. Foster self-belief, confidence and reflection through analysis of performance. Have an openness to challenge and awareness of a safe amount of risk taking.
- KS1 - Learn the correct technique of Fundamental Motor Skills. To develop the body to run, jump, balance, throw, catch and roll correctly. To start to become competent in 'A, B, C – agility, balance, co- ordination', vital for all sports. Be able to perform simple dances with movement patterns.
- KS2 -To combine, master and use in isolation the Fundamental Motor Skills. Perform dances ranging in rhythm, movement and style. Build and develop flexibility, strength, agility, sport specific skills and techniques. Gain OAA skills, learn how to read, follow and develop a map.
Pupils will be taught:
- The importance of exercise and the physical and mental well-being it brings.
- That both competing as part of a team or alone can build character and develop life-skills in different settings.
- To compete against each other and themselves and be able to analyse the performance of both.
- Be encouraged to express themselves with trying new activities, ideas and skills regardless of the outcome.
- To accept responsibility and focus on their own performance, actions and effort and respect opposition, team-mates and referees.
- That we encourage and support each other and be a good role model willing to learn from and teach others. We should be open to ideas from all and willing to teach others that may need our help and are not afraid to share our ideas to the group.