Howletch Lane
Primary School


Physical Education is taught as a basis for lifelong learning, where the children have access to a wide range of activities in the belief that if it is taught well and the children are allowed to succeed, then they will continue to have a physically active life through secondary school, into their adult life. A high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all children to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities. At Howletch, we provide opportunities for children to become physical confident in a way which supports their health and fitness. Opportunities to complete in sport builds character and helps to embed values such as fairness and respect.   

Physical Education in the Early Years:  

Physical Education starts as young as Birth, in the name of Physical Development in the Early Years Framework. This is where the child will focus on their balance and different ways of movement, i.e. running, skipping, jumping etc. As well as throwing, catching and kicking large balls and the lead up to being able to hold tools correctly. By the end of Reception, the aim is for children to show good co-ordination and control in both small and large movements, move confidently in a range of ways and handle equipment and tools effectively ready for the transition to Year One, where they will then switch over to the varied KS1 and KS2 PE curricula.   

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