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Barnes Farm Infant School

Barnes Farm Infant School

Building Futures, Inspiring Success


How we teach Physical Development & Expressive Arts in Reception and PE in Key Stage 1...

What we aim to achieve through our PE Curriculum...

  • To create a love of exercise

  • To promote an active lifestyle

  • To provide children with the opportunity to compete in a range of different sports.

  • To ensure children understand the importance of exercise and the effects it has on the body.

How our PE Curriculum is delivered...

  • 2 PE lesson a week covering a range of PE

  • A skills progressive program linking to topic where possible.

  • Providing leadership opportunities – Links with ks2

  • Regular competitive opportunities – both intra and inter competitions.

  • Least active children provided with extra PE lesson/ Gym trail

  • A range of sporting clubs – all year groups.

  • Team teach lessons for Ks1

  • Sports day

  • Provide active lunchtimes – play facilitator

  • Promotion of active classrooms

What difference is our PE Curriculum making?  What assessments we use? How we track progress...

  • Children have an increased understanding of the importance of PE

  • Children will have a better understanding of Physical literacy. (Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge, and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life)

  • Data added termly to Target Tracker. – Analysed by PE lead

Ways We Celebrate PE at BFIS...

  • Safe practice in PE book keep on the shelf in the amenities room.

  • External clubs provided through pro-sports & Spec Training

  • Regular external competitions through the Chelmsford Sports Partnership

  •  We were awarded the KS1 PE, school sports and activity award in spring 2019.