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Physical Education




The aim of our PE curriculum is to:

  • Equip children with the skills and confidence to be active and healthy members of the community.
  • Enable children to understand how to best care for their bodies and the importance and reasons for doing so.
  • Equip children with a breadth of sporting experiences so they can apply their learning to the wider world and go on to participate beyond school.
  • Ensure that children have the confidence, knowledge and skills to participate in a range of games and other physical activities.


How Physical Education links with our school values:




Be KindWe encourage each other in our endeavours, helping each other to let our lights shine.





Be Respectful - We play collaboratively, showing sportsmanship at all times.





Be Passionate about LearningWe challenge ourselves to be the best that we can be, building our skills across a range of sports.





Make a Difference - We learn about keeping ourselves fit and healthy, learning skills for life.



At St Vincent’s we aspire to make the learning ambitious for all learners. Our school curriculum includes the knowledge, skills and life experiences children need to thrive. Our learning is carefully planned and sequenced using the National Curriculum that can be found below: 

National Curriculum PE

Knowledge and skills are built on from previous years and there is clear progression in each subject. You can see an overview of progression below:

Progression Grid

Each curriculum area is taught across the year and evidenced on a long term plan, divided into half termly blocks. You can see the long term plan below:

PE Long Term Plan

PE Developments Spring 2024

Contact the School

St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

Orchard Road,
WA15 8EY

Main Contact: Headteacher Mrs Harrop

SEND Contact: Mrs Farrell and Mrs Sutton

Tel: 0161 911 8040


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