The curriculum intent is to promote the development of health and individuals, who are confident to perform at their personal best in a variety of situations and competitions.
The health and activity levels of young people is of vital importance. In PE, students will learn the basics of what constitutes a healthy, active lifestyle including the importance of mental and social health. They will get the opportunity to participate in a variety of different activities and develop physical, technical and tactical sporting skills; enhanced by a focus on developing skills, knowledge and motivation to engage a lifelong engagement with sport and physical activity.
There will also be opportunity to develop social, communicative, leadership and interactive social skills through participation in national deaf school competitions and also be involved locally with hearing students from mainstream schools.
PE aims to enhance the lives of students through encouraging and promoting the lifelong benefits of leading an active, healthy lifestyle.
All students take part in two hours of Physical Education each week. A range of activities are timetabled that aims to develop personal fitness and promote an active, healthy lifestyle.
Students are taught and encouraged to:
- Use and develop a variety of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in team and individual games, e.g. Football, Hockey.
- Develop their technique and improve their performance in other competitive sports, e.g. athletics and gymnastics.
- Take part in further outdoor activities in a range of environments which present physical challenges and encourage pupils to work in a team.
- Evaluate their performances compared to previous ones and demonstrate improvement across a range of physical activities to achieve personal best.
- Continue to take part regularly in competitive sports and activities outside school through community links or sports clubs.