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PE Curriculum


Our goal at Trinity is to improve and increase the quality and quantity of Physical Literacy and Education for all pupils (Physical Literacy - skills, motivation, knowledge and confidence) We aim to show how Physical Education can enhance pupil’s attainment and achievement and to create pathways for them to continue to be active beyond school. We will be developing our links to outside agencies and clubs which will help to generate positive interaction in the community, as our school community continues to grow.

We strive for the delivery of the teaching and learning of PE to always be high quality and inspiring in order to promote participation, progress and performance. ‘High quality PE and school sport produces young people with the skills, understanding, desire and commitment to continue to improve and achieve in a range of PE, sport and heath-enhancing physical activities in line with their abilities’ (DCMS Learning through PE and Sport)



A high quality PE curriculum will develop Physical Literacy and will allow pupils to learn about themselves, the importance of a healthy lifestyle, self-expression and concepts such as fair play and respect. The curriculum will also contribute to the children’s development of other important cognitive skills such as decision making and analysis and essential social skills, such as teamwork and communication.

Teachers and subject leaders have strong subject knowledge and understanding of skills shared across the school.

Physical literacy pedagogy is clearly understood by staff. This will be achieved by high quality C.P.D. Specialist Support and exchange of good practice.

Children are given the opportunity to work individually in peer groups to develop their key skills they have been learning.

Teachers use live planning, assessment and feedback to systematically identify and address skills and developmental gaps before teaching the next steps.

The content of the learning environments and equipment will be consistent in promoting Physical Education but relevant to the age and age the children are at.



Summative assessment will show progression in the pupil’s skills and physical literacy. Children will enjoy being physically active and will understand why it is important to lead a healthy active lifestyle.

Children will show confidence in their movement skills and working with others They will learn to evaluate their own practice and that of others, to improve for the better.

Children will show confidence in trying new activities and show good teamwork and communication skills that is based on the school values of compassion, courage and responsibility.

As staff are committed to making sure that children are ready for the next stage of their education.



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