PE is an essential part of developing a healthy lifestyle.
Beehive Lane PE Curriculum
Physical Education at Beehive Lane is a subject which is designed to widen the children’s experience of and develop their skills within a range of physical activities, whilst all the time raising awareness of the benefits of exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. Our curriculum offers a broad experience of games, gymnastics, dance, athletics, swimming and OAA. We choose to offer a broad range rather than be restricted to one or two specialisms in order to offer children the greatest possible opportunity to develop transferable skills, which they can apply to other sporting disciplines inside and outside of school.
Our curriculum is fully inclusive so that our highest achieving pupils are challenged, whilst children with SEND can access lessons in a way which is suited to their needs. We also aim to given children the maximum opportunity to be physically active at playtime and in out of school hours provision too. Our Sport Premium budget is used to support this, amongst other things.National Curriculum - Physical Education
Units of study build progressively across the school, moving from multi-purpose skills in EYFS and KS1, through to more specialised techniques and tactics as children progress through KS2. Each of unit of work includes objectives to develop skills individually and in unison (as appropriate), and how they can be applied to a game situation, or to a creative, choreographed routine, as in gymnastics and dance. Where appropriate and where possible, routines may then be displayed to a wider audience, or teams selected to play matches against local opposition or participate in local sports festivals, arranged by the school sports partnership. Beyond the specific PE skills involved, performances also help to develop children’s confidence and inter-school matches aid with their teamwork skills and sportsmanship.
Lessons include a warm-up before the main activity and a cool-down session afterwards, to prevent injury and to teach children about the importance of these aspects of any physical session.
Where teacher knowledge need support, external coaches may be employed for a short period of time in other to provide this support.
Children are assessed against a number of statements specific for each area, which are then reported to parents at the end of each term.
The impact of our PE curriculum is seen in terms of children's achievements, progress and general health, fitness and physical wellbeing. Teamwork and sportsmanship are also by-products of our PE curriculum which are often evidenced in other lessons and aspects of school life.