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St Agatha's Catholic

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Physical Education (PE)

At St Agatha's School we believe that PE plays an essential role in young children's lives. Our commitment to promoting PE has led to us achieving a Gold Kite Mark Award for the past two years for the quality of PE, extra-curricular sports’ clubs and participation in competitive events.


As well as improving your child’s physical health it also improves their mental wellbeing and the high quality physical education that we provide promotes fitness and positive attitudes. PE also encourages personal and social skills, such as self-confidence, leadership and an understanding of the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle.


Your child will learn the fundamentals of physical education such as hand and foot-eye co-ordination, fine and gross motor skills, teamwork skills and problem solving. These will be learnt through both indoor activities of dance, gymnastics and circuit training and also through outdoor games including Tennis, Football, Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Cricket, Rounders, Basketball and Athletics. Please see the school PE curriculum for more information.


As a school we attend up to 40 sporting competitions each academic year, competing in the wide range of sports and individual pursuits listed in our curriculum. These include borough competitions, festivals, as well as fixtures against other schools.

Useful Links and Resources - an active dance and education website, fun to try at home! 


Following our continuing achievements in PE, we are pleased to announce that once again, we have been awarded with a Gold Kitemark Award for PE provision at St Agatha's. This covers curriculum PE, extra curricular PE, inter and intra events, leadership opportunities for children and inclusive provision for all children. Well done and thank you to all children and staff involved in PE this year!



PE Timetable

Your child should come to school in their PE kits on the days they are having PE. Please see the timetable below.


Class Indoor Outdoor
Robins Friday Tuesday
Sparrows Friday Tuesday
Hummingbirds Thursday Monday
Larks Tuesday Monday
Doves Thursday Friday
Kingfishers Wednesday Friday
Swifts Monday Tuesday
Swallows Thursday Tuesday
Eagles Tuesday Friday
Kestrels Wednesday Thursday
Herons Monday Wednesday
Swans Friday Wednesday
Pelicans Friday Thursday
Flamingos Wednesday Thursday



PE Curriculum Overview



Physical development - Moving and handling: 

Children show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements.

They move confidently in a range of ways, safely negotiating space. They handle equipment and tools effectively.

Health and self-care:

Children know the importance for good health of physical exercise, and healthy diet and talk about ways to keep healthy and safe.

  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Y1 Indoor Dance Dance Gymnastics  Gymnastics  Dance


Y1 Outdoor Hand-eye 
co-ordination skills
Eye-foot coordination skills Eye- foot coordination team games Circuits
(multi skills)
Tennis Athletics
Y2 Indoor Gymnastics  Gymnastics  Dance Dance Circuit Training Country Dancing
Y2 Outdoor Playground games &Tennis Tennis Foot-eye coordination-Football  Hand-eye coordination-Hockey Hand-eye coordination-
Y3 Indoor Gymnastics  Gymnastics  Dance Dance Circuit Training & Fitness Indoor Games
Y3 Outdoor Tennis Invasion Games (throwing, catching & moving) Rugby Rugby Striking & Fielding (Rounders) Athletics
Y4 Indoor Yoga Gymnastics  Gymnastics  Dance Dance Circuit Training (multi skills)
Y4 Outdoor Problem Solving and team building Football Basketball Basketball Striking & Fielding (Rounders) Athletics
Y5 Indoor Gymnastics  Gymnastics  Dance Dance Circuit Training (multi skills) Indoor Games
Y5 Outdoor Netball Hockey Rugby Rugby Cricket Athletics
Y6 Indoor Gymnastics  Gymnastics  Dance Dance Circuit Training (multi skills) Indoor Games
Y6 Outdoor Tennis Netball Basketball  (Sport Education) Basketball  (Sport Education) Cricket Athletics