Exminster's Vision for PE
To promote the health and well-being of the children in Exminster Primary School, through high quality physical activity and health education which enhances fitness, competence, skill development and a life-long enjoyment of physical activity.
PE within the National Curriculum
PE at Exminster is currently organised in accordance with the guidelines stated within the National Curriculum (2014). In Key Stage One and Key Stage Two we teach high-quality physical education using the recommended subject content, which inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in both competitive and non-competitive sport.
Key Stage One Content
EYFS, Year 1 and Year 2 use the Dartmoor School Sport Partnership Key Stage One resources and curriculum documents. Fundamental movement skills, gymnastics, dance, games development and physical development are taught in each year group with key progressions each term. Year 2 are taught swimming and water safety skills in the Spring Term.
Key Stage Two Content
Through the Devon PEDPASS Medium Term Planning documents, Key Stage Two children are taught in the following areas:
- Games activities
- Gymnastics activities
- Dance activities
- Swimming activities and water safety
- Athletics activities
- Outdoor and Adventurous activities encompassed within a residential visit.
PE outside the National Curriculum
Alongside the legal requirements of Physical Education within school, Exminster Primary offers other additional physical learning opportunities throughout the day such as:
- Huff and Puff – Active Playtimes
- A range of lunch time and after school sports clubs
- Festivals and Tournaments throughout the year
- Change 4 Life sports club