At Mayflower Primary School, we believe that Physical Education and Sport play a vital role in the physical, emotional and intellectual development of children. Physical Education and Sport are central in giving children the knowledge and understanding in order to make a positive impact on their own health and well-being.
The physical education curriculum at Mayflower Primary School aims to provide children with the opportunity to take part in a wide range of sports and physical activities, carried out in a safe and supportive environment where effort and hard work, as well as success, is celebrated.
The new National Curriculum states that physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:
(National Curriculum for Physical Education) (2014)
At Mayflower Primary School children are taught different skills within each Key Stage following the progression of the New National Curriculum (2014).
At Key Stage 1 children are taught to:
At Key Stage 2 children are taught to:
(National Curriculum for Physical Education- 2014)
The government is providing additional funding to improve provision of physical education and sport in primary schools. This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in school. Each school receives £8000, plus £5 per pupil on roll, totalling around £9,000 each year (based on 210 children in school). At Mayflower Primary, we pride ourselves on being a happy and healthy place to learn. We’ve developed a provision plan to ensure this funding is invested (rather than ‘spent’) to maximise the long term impact of our PE provision for pupils and staff.
Our PE provision plans show how we’re investing the money and the way we closely monitor the impact of these initiatives through assessment of children’s skills, staff and pupil feedback, uptake of clubs etc
Impact of Sports Premium
We aim for more children to be both engaged in and enjoying sporting activity and physical exercise. To ensure that this is undertaken we will be using our Sports Premium funding to