National Curriculum

Physical Education

National Curriculum of England Hands-On Education Activity
PE2/1.1 Sport & Games
    PE2/1.1a use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination
    PE2/1.1b play competitive games, modified where appropriate, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending
    PE2/1.1c develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance
    PE2/1.1d perform dances using a range of movement patterns
      PE2/1.1e take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team
        PE2/1.1f compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best
        PE1/1.2 Swimming and water safety
          PE1/1.2a swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
          • swimming not covered
          PE1/1.2b use a range of strokes effectively
          • swimming not covered
          PE1/1.2c perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations
          • swimming not covered

          How does Hands-On Education aim to achieve success in Physical Education?

          At Hands-On Education, our approach to the National Curriculum is meticulously crafted to ensure that learning is not just a task, but an enriching and immersive experience for children. By adopting a hands-on methodology, we create a dynamic learning environment that sparks curiosity and fosters active engagement. Our dedication to the National Curriculum is aimed at unlocking the full potential of every child and delivering concrete outcomes. Through our emphasis on making learning enjoyable and engaging, our goal is to ignite a lifelong passion for acquiring knowledge and to equip children with the essential skills needed to thrive in today's ever-evolving world.

          What is the progression overview of topics/sports covered in the national curriculum?

          The curriculum covers a range of activities such as sport and games, swimming, and water safety. It specifies learning objectives including using running, jumping, throwing, and catching skills, playing competitive games, developing flexibility and technique, performing dances, and engaging in outdoor and adventurous activities individually and as a team. Moreover, the curriculum emphasizes the importance of students comparing their performances, demonstrating improvement, and striving to achieve their personal best. It is important to note that the curriculum content is subject to change throughout the school year, allowing for adjustments based on ongoing assessments and evaluations by teachers to better meet the needs and progress of the students.

          What is the importance of Physical Education at Hands-On Education?

          How does Hands-On Education emphasize the importance of good health, exercise, healthy diet, and safety within the context of Physical Education for young learners?

          Hands-On Education emphasizes the importance of good health, exercise, healthy diet, and safety within the context of Physical Education for young learners by integrating these concepts into the curriculum. Children are encouraged to engage in physical activities, make healthy food choices, understand safety measures, and develop skills that contribute to overall well-being and health. Teachers discuss ways to keep healthy and safe while promoting physical exercise and a balanced diet.

          What are the key learning objectives and outcomes related to Physical Education at Hands-On Education for children aged three to five?

          The key learning objectives and outcomes related to Physical Education at Hands-On Education for children aged three to five include developing confidence in moving, understanding the importance of healthy food choices, mastering skills like jumping and negotiating space, learning about health practices, managing risks, controlling objects, practicing safety measures, and improving coordination and control in movements.

          How does Hands-On Education promote physical activity, healthy eating, safety, and overall well-being among young children through the P.E. Curriculum?

          Hands-On Education promotes physical activity, healthy eating, safety, and overall well-being among young children by incorporating activities that encourage movement, healthy food choices, safe play, risk management, equipment handling, and the development of coordination and control. The curriculum emphasizes the importance of exercise, healthy diet, safety measures, and good health practices.

          What specific skills and activities do pupils in Reception classes at Hands-On Education engage in as part of their Physical Education learning?

          Pupils in Reception classes at Hands-On Education engage in activities such as experimenting with different ways of moving, eating a healthy range of foodstuffs, jumping off objects and landing appropriately, negotiating space in games, showing understanding of health practices, traveling confidently around equipment, managing risks, showing control over objects, transporting and storing equipment safely, practicing safety measures, showing a preference for a dominant hand, and moving confidently in various ways.

          How does Hands-On Education relate the P.E. Curriculum to the Early Learning Goals for pupils aged three to five?

          Hands-On Education relates the P.E. Curriculum to the Early Learning Goals by incorporating activities that help children aged three to five experiment with different ways of moving, understand the need for variety in food, negotiate space successfully during games, show understanding of good health practices, travel confidently around balancing equipment, tackle new challenges safely, and develop control and coordination in movements.

          How do schools incorporate Physical Education in the early years curriculum?

          Many schools integrate Physical Education into the early years curriculum by aligning it with the Early Learning Goals that serve as the foundation for curriculum planning for children aged three to five. Throughout the academic year, students grow in confidence as they participate in various physical activities. They explore different ways of moving, learn about a variety of healthy food options, engage in activities that promote agility and coordination, and develop spatial awareness through games and exercise. Additionally, they are taught the importance of exercise, nutrition, sleep, and hygiene in maintaining good health. Students are encouraged to take on new challenges while understanding the need for safety and risk management. They practice handling equipment safely, exhibit control in movements, and hone their motor skills through a mix of activities that promote physical fitness, safety, and well-being. By fostering a comprehensive approach to physical education, the school aims to instil lifelong habits of health and wellness in its young learners.

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