PE

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At Creswell Junior School we believe Physical Education (PE) is a crucial and fundamental part of the curriculum. We strive to ensure all children participate in a wide range of physical activities both in and out of school. Children at Creswell thoroughly enjoy developing and performing their physical ability in PE lessons and through competitions and matches.

 

We aim to:

  • Promote a healthy lifestyle
  • Encourage a love of physical activity
  • Develop good sportsmanship and leadership skills.
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Dance, gymnastics, outside sports and swimming are statutory elements of the Primary Curriculum. All of these forms of physical activity are integral to our Creative Curriculum and are used to develop children’s confidence, competence, character, creativity and co-ordination.

 

PE lessons

Children at Creswell take part in at least 2 hours of PE a week and sometimes longer periods of activity. PE lessons are taught by class teachers and some specialist PE teachers (E.G. 5/60 and dance). Sometimes we welcome external coaches to teach alongside our staff team. 

In Year 5 and 6 the children travel to Clowne swimming pool and are taught to swim by qualified swimming instructors.

In the Summer Term all children participate in the rounders tournament. 

 

Sports Clubs and Competitions

We have a wide range of sports clubs at Creswell running at lunch time and after school. We currently have a football club, running club and basketball club, more are often on offer.

We compete in a boy’s football league, a girl’s football league and a netball league and participate in many competitions and other sporting events.