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Physical Education

At Bishops Waltham Infant School we strongly believe that children should understand the importance of undertaking physical activity in order to develop a healthy lifestyle and the benefits that come from this. Our P.E curriculum aims to ensure that all pupils not only develop the fundamental skills to excel in a wide range of physical activities but to also develop a love for being physically active and for participating in sport.

The UK Chief Medical Officers’ recommend that all children should engage in moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity for at least 60 minutes every day. At Bishops Waltham we are committed to helping children to achieve this goal in a number of ways.

We run a number of sports clubs for children afterschool including gymnastics, football, dance, taekwondo and yoga.


At playtimes and lunchtimes, the children have access to Huff and Puff play equipment to encourage physical active during these times. Lunchtime supervisors are trained to help organise and run games.


Physical activity doesn’t have to be all about PE, teachers boost activity levels by creating active lessons.


Click on the links below to see PE in action in each year group.

PE is mainly taught discretely but within our integrated curriculum there are also a range of themes in which PE is a key component. This includes a focus on how physical activity can support a healthy lifestyle, Brilliant Bodies project and the Dragons project, which has a dance focus.

There are five elements in the PE curriculum:- gymnastics, games, dance, athletics and swimming.

Click on the link below to watch videos of the children practising their rugby skills.

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