A high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in physical activity. It should provide children with opportunities to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness.
Opportunities to compete in sport and other activities build character to help embed values such as fairness and respect.
Why is it an important part of my child's learning?
PE is important because it allows every child to:
develop and excel in a broad range of physical activities
be physically active for sustained period of time
engage in competitive sport and activities
lead healthy and active lifestyles
Why is physical education so important to our young people?
A look at the importance of physical education to young people in schools through physical activity and development, social skills and enjoyment levels.