Subject Leader: Mr J Cunningham

Welcome to our PE page! 

“A high quality physical education curriculum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities. It should provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness.” At St Georges we provide PE lessons from specialised PE teachers with experience teaching high quality Physical Education across the trust schools in Primary and Secondary, along with high quality indoor and outdoor facilities.


Early Years will initially undergo BEAM programme which focusses on screening gross motor skills and physical development in young children. More information this can be found here:


Students will then use PE lessons explore fun ways to develop the fundamentals of PE such as:

· Gross motor development (throwing, catching, kicking etc.)

· Spatial Awareness and Physical Application

· Balance and Agility Basics

· Body Movement using Dance

Key Stage 1

Students will develop fundamental motor skills and develop confidence in a broad range of agility and co-ordination skills. They will have chances to engage in competition against self and peers as well as co-operative team games to in physical activities.

Pupils will be taught to:

· Master basic movements including running, throwing, and catching etc with a wide range of fun physical activities and games.

· Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending and teamwork.

· Develop balance and agility through basic Gymnastic movements and master landing and jumping

· Perform dances using simple movement patterns.

Key Stage Two

Pupils will continue to apply and develop a broader range of skills, learning how to use them in different ways and to link them to make actions and sequences of movement. Students will take part in communicating, collaborating and competing with each other to solve problems. Students develop an understanding of how to improve in different physical activities and sports and learn how to evaluate and recognise their own success. Students will link sporting skills to competitive situations and practice a version of sports games.

Pupils will be taught to:

· Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination with linking skills.

· Play competitive games, modified where appropriate [for example, badminton, basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rounders and tennis], and apply basic principles suitable for attacking (out witting opponents) and defending (stopping)

· Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance [for example, through athletics and gymnastics]

· Perform dances using a range of movement patterns

· Take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team (Outdoor Adventurous Activity OAA)

· Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best (Sports days and own lesson measuring)

Swimming and water safety

Swimming instruction must be provided in either Key Stage One or Key Stage Two.

In particular, pupils should be taught to:

· Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres

· Use a range of strokes effectively [for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke]

· Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.