Physical Education, Physical Activity and School Sport
Pupil’s at All Souls’ are exposed to a vast variety of Physical Education skills and school sports activities with opportunities to progress and extend their fundamental competences as they progress through the year groups.
All pupils are encouraged and supported to meet the Governments’ current recommendation of 60 minutes physical activity each day, with at least 30 minutes of that taking place during the school day. This may be through the provision of Physical Education lessons, structured morning and lunchtime plays and After School Clubs.
All pupils are provided with the opportunity to participate in intra school competitions allowing them to achieve and better personal bests, some pupils will follow this by partaking in inter school and county
Pupils are provided ample opportunities to develop and improve skills required for swimming, enabling a high proportion of pupils in Year 6 able to leave Primary School with the ability to confidently and independently swim 30 metres.
To allow for active staff CPD and all pupils to have the opportunity to experience a range of sports, All Souls’ are supported in their delivery of Physical Education by The Shepway Sports Trust. This will include specifically trained coaches regularly working alongside class teachers and Physical Education Leads
recurrently liaising with the Shepway School Games Officer.
Current Government guidelines allow for a Sports Premium budget which is closely monitored in adherence to 5 key indicators and published in the public domain on the school website.