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PE/Sports Curriculum

Our Vision

At Cholsey, the staff and governors ensure that all children have access to high quality PE lessons and engaging physical activity opportunities, which will promote a life long love of sport through enjoyment. During lessons, children will be given the opportunity to learn and develop the physical and tactical skills needed for lifelong participation in sport. Staff embed our five sporting values: Respect, Sportsmanship, Enjoyment, Teamwork and Inclusion in all PE lessons and highlight the importance of adhering to these values during extra-curricular sports activities and in the classroom. We also aim to equip our children with the knowledge and understanding of the importance of healthy living.

Our PE Curriculum

All classes receive a minimum of two PE lessons per week. Our PE curriculum is guided by the National Curriculum and is supported by the use of our Sport Premium Funding. We aim to provide a balanced curriculum including traditional and non-traditional sports and emphasise the importance of both physical and mental wellbeing. Our active and engaging lessons help our pupils to develop a lifelong love of sport and physical activity and equip them with the skills to live a healthy and active lifestyle.

Our curriculum lessons include: REAL Gymnastics, Dance, Netball, Hockey, Tag Rugby, Football, Athletics, Rounders, Cricket, OAA, Tennis, Ballroom Dancing, Golf, Multi-skills and Swimming.

To view our PE, School Sport and Healthy Lifestyles policy, click on the link below:

PE Curriculum Map 2019-2020

Click below to see whats sports/activities your child will do through the year.

Foundation Stage
(x6 over the year)

Multi Skills (Fundamental movement skills ABC)
Multi Skills – Jumping (Fundamental movement skills)
Gymnastics – Real Gymnastics
Ball Skills – Hands (Throw/Catch)
Ball Skills – Feet (Kick)
Games for Understanding – working together

(x2 activities per term)
(x12 activities over the year)

Multi Skills (Fundamental movement skills ABC)
Multi Skills – Jumping) (Fundamental movement skills)
Multi Skills – Running (Fundamental movement skills)
Multi Skills – Dodging (Fundamental movement skills)
Gymnastics – Real Gymnastics
Ball Skills – Hands (Throw/Catch)
Ball Skills – Feet (Kick)
Games for Understanding – Attack V Defence
Kick Rounders

(x2 sports per term)
(x12 sports over the year)

Tag Rugby
Gymnastics – Real Gymnastics
Sportshall Athletics
Athletics – Running, Jumping, Throwing
OAA – Orienteering
OAA – Problem Solving
Fitness – Health Related Exercise to music

High Quality PE Lessons and Staff CPD

Each year, staff participate in a CPD programme, which is overseen and organised by the Head of PE. The CPD programme is supported by the Sport Premium funding, which enables staff to work with either the Head of PE or with an external PE specialist for either a half term or full term on an area of the PE curriculum that they would like support with. Sessions may involve team teaching, observations or demonstration lessons and is tailored to each staff members needs. This important CPD programme ensures that staff are continuously up-skilled and feel more confident in their delivery of PE lessons. As a result, children have access to high quality, engaging and active PE lessons.


Every class in KS2 receives 10 swimming lessons at The Oratory School each year. These lessons are taught by qualified swimming instructors from Woodcote Swimming Club. The children work towards Swim Star Awards and are awarded with a certificate at the end. In Year 6 we focus on ensuring that all children can swim 25m using a variety of swimming strokes confidently. Any children that are unlikely to meet this target will be invited to attend additional booster sessions with the following group.

Active 30

According to the Chief Medical Officer, all children should be active for 60 minutes per day. Government advice suggests that 30 of these active minutes per day should be in school. To support our children in achieving their 60 active minutes per day, all classes receive additional physical activity sessions.

In KS1 the children take part in Take 10, which is a 10 minute physical activity break each morning. Through their daily investigation time, children are given additional opportunities to be active through taking part in a physical activity station or personal challenge.

In KS2, all classes timetable an ‘Active 30’ session on their non-PE days. During this time, classes take part in a variety of physical activities such as Skip2BFit sessions, The Golden Mile, Go Noodle, Kangaroo Aerobics, Zumba, Supermovers or Rugby Netball.

Alongside these sessions, teachers ensure that classroom based lessons are as active as possible to keep the children moving and engaged with their learning.

Sport Premium Funding

At the start of the academic year 2013/14 we welcomed the Government’s announcement to provide ring-fenced funding to primary schools. This sport premium funding must be used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupils, to give them the opportunity to develop a healthy active lifestyle. During the previous four academic years, Cholsey received £8,000 plus £5 for every child in Years 1-6. This funding has now been doubled and we now receive £18,500.00.

To ensure maximum impact on both our children and staff, we use the five key indicators suggested by the Government and Youth Sport Trust to guide our expenditure. These key indicators are:

  1. The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that primary school children undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day in school.
  2. The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement.
  3. Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport.
  4. Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils.
  5. Increased participation in competitive sport.

Click here to view/download details about how we spend our Sport Premium funding to meet these requirements.

Evidencing the Impact of the Sport Premium Funding

We are currently using the Create Development Wheel to track the impact of our Sports Premium Expenditure and to inform the following years targets and Sport Premium expenditure.

You can view our Evidencing the Impact documents below:

Evidencing the Impact of the Sports Premium Funding 2018-2019

 Cholsey Evidencing the Impact of the Sport Premium Funding 2019-2020