Physical Education (PE) is timetabled for 2 lessons per week* to develop core skills and enable children to become well rounded sportsmen and women, as set out in the new National Curriculum. Each week the children will take part in a 'games' based PE lesson, and the other PE lesson will be taken from our new PE scheme, Real PE. Real PE will start right from Early Years Foundation Stage running right through to Key Stage 2. Therefore, from an early age the children are able to develop and focus on their agility, balance and coordination, healthy competition and cooperative learning.
(* 1 lesson per week in Early Years Foundation Stage)
Children are given the opportunity to swim during Key Stage 2, as we move into 2017, Year 3 and Year 4 will be taking part in a six week swimming program in the summer term.
Opportunities for children to compete in sport are organised throughout the year which help build character and embed values such as fairness and respect. Children across the school, especially in Key Stage Two, will be given the opportunity to take part in internal and external competitions.
PE and sporting activities are inclusive at Barwic Parade, where every child has the opportunity to perform and compete. External coaches, local clubs and organisations and educational visits are also planned to support the PE curriculum and enrich the pupil’s sporting experience.
The School Games Mark
The School Games Mark rewards schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. Barwic Parade were awarded the Silver award in summer 2016 for our commitment to providing competitive sport across the school.