Whitemoor Academy

Physical Education and Sport at Whitemoor 

PE and sport develops our children’s knowledge, understanding and skills, so that they can perform with increasing competence and confidence in a range of physical activities. These areas of the curriculum promote an understanding in children of their bodies in action – involving thinking, selecting and applying skills. Additionally, they promote positive attitudes towards a healthy lifestyle, enabling children to make informed choices about physical activity throughout their lives. 

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  • To develop a whole school approach to the teaching of PE and sport, underpinned by the values of our T.O.P. model 
  • To make PE and sport enjoyable and accessible
  • To improve standards of achievement in PE and sport
  • To promote physical exercise and healthy lifestyles
  • To give all children the physical literacy, emotional and thinking skills to succeed in PE, sport and wider school life


  • To enable children to develop and explore physical skills with increasing control and co-ordination
  • To encourage children to work and play with others in a range of group situations
  • To develop the way children perform skills and apply rules and conventions to different activities
  • To increase children’s ability to use what they have learnt to improve the quality and control of their performance
  • To teach children to recognise and describe how their bodies feel during exercise
  • To develop the children’s enjoyment of physical activity through creativity and imagination
  • To develop an understanding in children of how to succeed in a range of physical activities and how to evaluate their own success