At Derwent Vale Primary and Nursery School we want every child to aspire to be the best that they can be.
We believe that through inclusive participation in physical activity during PE lessons, at play times and during our afterschool provision, we can lead the way and make a positive contribution towards our children developing and maintaining active and healthy lifestyles.
Our intent is to provide a positive, safe and supportive environment for children to thrive in a range of physical activities. We believe that this is essential in supporting their physical, emotional, social and moral development.
It is our intention to deliver an enriched curriculum that enables children to develop knowledge, skills and vocabulary in a broad range of sporting activities, as well as developing sporting values and transferable life skills such as teamwork and respect.
We ensure our PE curriculum provides opportunities for children to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness.
We provide high quality learning experiences and coaching.
We provide many opportunities for all our children to compete in sport.
We also strive to encourage our children to think about the science behind physical education and the effects that exercise has on our body.
Our curriculum meets all aspects of the National Curriculum. It is inclusive, challenging and enjoyable.
It aims to ensure that all children: