The school believes that physical education, experienced in a safe and supportive environment, is vital and unique in its contribution to a pupil’s physical, social and emotional development and health. The physical education curriculum aims to provide for pupils’ increasing self- confidence through an ability to manage themselves successfully in a variety of situations. The teaching and learning of PE at Jesse Gray is based on progressive learning objectives which, combined with varied and flexible teaching styles, endeavor to provide appropriate, stimulating, challenging and enjoyable learning situations for all pupils.
Physical Education is concerned with developing good quality performance whilst enabling every child to become independently active.
PE at Jesse Gray stems from an ethos for each child to achieve their personal best through the achievement of physical literacy. The three steps to physical literacy are;
- Fundamental movements.
- Generic sport skills.
- Small sided games.