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Headteacher - Mrs Sally Buckton

Guiseley Primary School

P E Curriculum

Physical Education children take part in a wide range of both indoor and outdoor activities. Through these activities children are able to develop their fundamental movement skills, such as agility, balance and co-ordination, but they also have the opportunity to improve their personal, social and emotional development and learn about good sportsmanship. At Guiseley Primary School, children learn that being active is fun and that it is important to take part in an active lifestyle.

Children take part in 2 hours of PE every week which take place both indoors, in our school hall, as well as outdoors on the playground and field. Years 4 and 5 also take part in weekly swimming lessons which are held at Aireborough Leisure Centre, where the programme includes water confidence, safety and stroke technique.

Please click on the link below to read the Department of Education Physical Education Programmes of study...

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/239040/PRIMARY_national_curriculum_-_Physical_education.pdf

PE kit:
We ask that children have a PE kit of close fitting black shorts, white t-shirt and pumps for indoor PE. For outdoor PE, we ask that children have black jogging bottoms, a white t-shirt, trainers and a school hoodie. PE t-shirts with the school logo on are available from the school office. For safety reasons we would ask that children do not wear jewellery in school, including pierced, hooped/dangling earrings, and that long hair is tied back.

Policies:

Child-Friendly Policy written by KS2 pupils

Child-friendly Policy 

Staff:
Miss Adair and Mr Ljustina are the P.E. and Sports leaders throughout school with Mrs Schack co-ordinating the majority of extra-curricular sports activities.

 

Forest Schools

Year 4 take part in outdoor learning each year at Otley Chevin. They have great fun working as a team to make shelters, strip wood and light fires. It is important that their shelters are waterproof and stable! These sessions are organised by Leeds Metropolitan students, who are interested in teaching and outdoor learning. 

Year Group Competitions....

Each year group compete against each other at the end of every term, thinking about the skills they have worked on and developed since the beginning of the term. It is always competitive and great fun!! Most weeks, the children have competition built into their PE lessons either to encourage self-improvement or to compete for their school house: Nethermoor, Nunroyd, Parkinson or Springfield!

National Fitness Day 

The children celebrated National Fitness Day by getting active in a launch assembly followed by 10 minutes of physical activity in their classes. It was great fun! 
The children also learnt about the importance of being active. 
As a school we encourage children to be active for at least 30 minutes each day during break,  lunchtime, after school clubs, active lessons as well as PE lessons. Children should be active for at least an hour a day and we encourage you to think about whether your child is active at home for at least 30 minutes. Activities such as: playing outside, trampolining, walking to and from school or helping out with active chores are great for getting children moving.
It is believed that this generation of children could be the first not to live to the age of their parents, due to unhealthy lifestyle choices such as inactivity and an unbalanced diet. 
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