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At Kingsland CE Primary School we follow the Primary National Curriculum. Mr Powell is the school's PE leader. The school is thrilled to hold the prestigious School Games Platinum Award.



Physical Education provides for the acquisition and application of motor skills and the development of human movement as a medium for planning, creating, assessing and evaluating across a variety of movement experiences. It is this which distinguishes it from any other area of the curriculum. Physical Education promotes an understanding in children of their bodies in action. It involves thinking, selecting and applying skills and promotes positive attitudes towards a healthy lifestyle. Thus we try to enable children to make informed choices about physical activity throughout their lives.


PE Vision Statement

Physical Education will provide children with the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding of fundamental skills and movements for lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.


Purpose of study

A high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities. It should provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness. Opportunities to compete in sport and other activities build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect.



The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
  • are physically active for sustained periods of time
  • engage in competitive sports and activities
  • lead healthy, active lives.