At St George’s School, we consider sport and physical education to be integral for each child’s health and wellbeing.
We follow the National Curriculum which identifies and groups subject objectives for KS1 and KS2.
For more information on the National Curriculum for Physical Education please follow the links below.
The children are taught the PE curriculum by professional sports coaches and instructors and skilled teachers. This ensures that the children develop the necessary skills to take part in a variety of sports alongside communicating, collaborating and competing with each other.
Children from Year 1 up to Year 6 spend three Derbyshire terms attending swimming lessons at our local swimming pool where they learn how to swim alongside essential water safety skills.
We complete the ‘Morning Mile’ at least 3 times each week to help build fitness, stamina and wellbeing amongst the pupils and staff too.
At St George’s School all children have the regular opportunity to learn and compete across a wide variety of sports with other local primary schools. We are part of the High Peak School & Sport Partnership and have a full calendar of festivals and competitions which every member of the school can participate in.
Use the link below to find the latest newsletter from High Peak School & Sport Partnership (HPSSP).
In March the children from EYFS to Year 6 took part in a sponsored walk in aid of Sport Relief.
Children in years 4/5/6 walked to Toddbrook Reservoir to coincide their walk with British Science Week. The children set off first thing in the morning and spent the day at the reservoir and completed science activities whilst there.
Children in EYFS and years 1/2/3 took part in a local walk along the Sett Valley Trail in the afternoon.
Altogether the children raised a massive £538!
Well done St George’s.
Please read below to find out more about the events and competitions that the children have been involved with.
The children had a the fantastic opportunity of meeting footballer Jamie Knight. They got to see him perform his skills and use their own in a football themed afternoon.
A hugely successful year St George’s for sport
Firstly, the Basketball team took part in the area final and achieved a fantastic third place. Superb playing and fantastic team spirit was demonstrated by the team.
The Y3/4 Benchball team received ‘Team of the Week’ for their fabulous attitude throughout the tournament and made us very proud at school.
Finally, the Y5/6 Dodgeball team won their tournament with a fantastic team who played incredibly well and showed excellent sportsmanship as well.
Reception children and Key Stage 1 children took part in a range sporting activities at the Leisure Centre fantastically run by the Sports Leaders from New Mills School.
In school, children in Year 1/2 and Year 5/6 took part in gymnastics lessons with UK Sports Coaching. They had great fun using their bodies to become different animals and then using the equipment and space to travel as their animal.
RacketFest also returned for the second year. This gave the opportunity for a group of children to take part in racket sports in a non-competitive environment. They trialled badminton, tennis, table tennis and squash in one afternoon.