Curriculum: Frogwell uses the Real PE approach to teaching PE, this focuses on the importance of developing sound fundamental movement skills alongside multi-ability skills such as personal and social skills enabling children to apply these skills to any game or activity. Real PE ensures fundamental movement skills are developed progressively and uses clear steps of progression at every level. Teachers use interactive resources to support their teaching.
Frogwell has a curriculum map which sets out when Real PE units are covered and which sports are introduced. Sports are taught during their season so that they can directly link to clubs and competitive opportunities.
The language of ‘personal best’ is used so that all children can achieve in a lesson no matter what level of physical skills that they have.
Our sports lessons are structured in order to expose children to a wide variety
Organisation: PE is taught through two weekly lessons, one Real PE lesson and one sports specific lesson. Real PE ensure fundamental movement skills are taught via non-traditional games and activities which enable all abilities to take part in lessons on a level playing field. Sports specific lessons use the Real PE approach and language and encourage children to apply the skills in a range of activities, including but not exclusively restricted to Dance, Gym, Tag Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Cricket, athletics, swimming. Sports lessons are enhanced through PE Hub planning and our curriculum is planned to allow pupils to exprience a wide range of sporting activities.
Extra-curricular: Frogwell Primary School provides a wide range of sports clubs. They are open to all children and clubs are frequently oversubscribed. These provide opportunities for the children to participate in a range of activities and develop their skills further.
Competition: All children have the opportunity to take part in competitive sport through our competition schedule . As a school, we subscribe to the Chippenham Sport Partnership, which provides many additional opportunities for our children; we partake in numerous competitions, leagues and festivals against other schools via this partnership.
Assessment: Teachers and coaching staff use their professional judgement to observe children over the period of a term. They use assessment strands, which include demonstrating fundamental movements in isolation and also applying to sports and physical activities, to make a judgement based within age-related expectations, above or below at the end of each half-term.