Physical Education & Sport
Updated September 2023
Physical Education includes; gymnastics, games and dance. Lessons are based on floor work, small apparatus skills and structured work on the large apparatus.
PE lessons are held outdoors in the playground when the weather permits. We have now employed sports coaches to deliver some of the PE curriculum. The coaches are providing extra sports activities at lunch time along with delivering dance and games.
The aims of sport at Firs Primary School are to foster in all children and enjoyment of sport, to develop each child’s personal fitness and to encourage co-operation and teamwork. It is vital that children feel they can participate and succeed in any game or sport and enhance their level of fitness.
Pupils have the opportunity to take part in competitive games such as rounders, tag rugby and hockey. We hold sports day annually where children are able to take part in a number of sporting activities in teams and work together.
Swimming lessons take place at Queen’s Leisure Centre for children in Year 3. Here they are able to gain confidence in water and the aim is for children to be able to aim to swim 25m unaided.