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Physical Education



We are fortunate to have a specialist P.E. teacher at Newton Farm who delivers high quality teaching and learning to all pupils across the school. We aim to create pupils who will be physically active and can flourish in a range of different physical activities.

The aims of our PE curriculum are to develop:

  • Pupils who are willing to practise skills in a range of different activities and situations, alone, in small groups and in teams and to apply these skills in chosen activities to achieve exceptionally high levels of performance.

  • The ability to remain physically active for sustained periods of time and an understanding of the importance of this in promoting long-term health and well-being.

  • The ability to take initiative and become excellent young leaders, organising and officiating, and evaluating what needs to be done to improve, and motivating and instilling excellent sporting attitudes in others.

  • Imagination and creativity in their techniques, tactics and choreography, knowledge of how to improve their own and others’ performance and the ability to work independently for extended periods of time without the need of guidance or support.

  • A keen interest in P.E. A willingness to participate eagerly in every lesson, highly positive attitudes and the ability to make informed choices about engaging fully in extra-curricular sport.

  • The ability to swim at least 25 metres before the end of year 6 and knowledge of how to remain safe in and around water.

Our curriculum for this subject is based on the Newton Farm School scheme of work.