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Physical Education

PE Vision

At Central Park, we aim to provide our children with the opportunity to partake, compete in and enjoy a wide variety of sport. Our vision is to create a positive and encouraging environment in which children feel involved, engaged, challenged and safe. We want our children to develop their physical ability, tactical knowledge, leadership capacity, fitness and team work. We hope to make our children optimistic about what their future holds so they can go on to be sporting stars of the future, at all levels and in a wide variety of sports. Implementing this vision involves providing our children with coaching opportunities and inter-school competitions to develop their love of sport and self-development.

Effective characteristics for PE

The ability to acquire new knowledge and skills exceptionally well and develop an in-depth understanding of PE.

The willingness to practise skills in a wide range of different activities and situations, alone, in small groups and in teams and to apply these skills in chosen activities to achieve exceptionally high levels of performance.

High levels of physical fitness. 

A healthy lifestyle, achieved by eating sensibly, avoiding smoking, drugs and alcohol and exercising

The ability to remain physically active for sustained periods of time and an understanding of the
importance of this in promoting long-term health and well-being.

The ability to take the initiative and become excellent young leaders, organising and officiating
and evaluating what needs to be done to improve, and motivating and instilling excellent sporting
attitudes in others.

Exceptional levels of originality, imagination and creativity in their techniques, tactics and
choreography, knowledge of how to improve their own and others' performance and the ability to
work independently for extended periods of time without the need of guidance or support.

A keen interest in PE. A willingness to participate eagerly in every lesson, highly positive attitudes
and the ability to make informed choices about engaging fully in extra-curricular sport.

The ability to swim at least 25 metres before the end of Year 6 and knowledge of how to remain
safe in and around water.

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