Sport at Peter Hills
Physically active children are not only healthier but do better academically and in life, and are far more likely to be active as adults. The first ten years of life provide children with a blueprint for their adult lives and is the time when they develop the critical fundamental movement skills that act as foundations and building blocks for future activity.
PE at Peter Hills has had a real shake up over the last 12 months as we strive to make physical activity a part of every day. Whether it's the 'Daily Mile', a before school fitness activity or joining a sports team, Sports is important. All PE is based on a foundation of fitness and fundamental movement skills which are prerequisites for sporting ability. Skills include:
- agility (being able to move the body quickly and easily)
- balance (being able to distribute weight easily to achieve stability)
- coordination (being able to use limbs together smoothly and efficiently)
- sports-specific skills (hitting, catching, jumping, throwing, running).
For the year 2016/17, Peter Hills Primary School will receive £8,500 Sport Premium funding from The Department of Education and The Education Funding Agency. This funding will go towards providing an additional full time employee who will provide physical education and activity for both classes and small sport clubs.
Over the year, a total of 9 before school and after school sports clubs are available each week at a maximum cost of £5 per session (no charge for those children receiving the pupil premium funding and no cost for several clubs before school). Over 135 children took part, of which 39% were girls.
Download the document below to find out more about the Sports Premium spend.
There are 2 hourly sessions per week and children are expected to have their PE kit with them all week, taking it home on Friday.