PE, Sport and Physical Activity
At Priory School, PE, Sport and physical activity is at the heart of the school. We are affiliated to the Slough School Sport Network and have previously received three Sainsbury’s School Gold Kite Mark. In 2017 we were Berkshire’s most active primary school. Each day all students take part in the Daily Mile, as well as active classroom lessons throughout the day.
Curriculum enrichment is a strong element of the school’s curriculum offer. Specialist teaching in sport contributes very well to pupils’ learning, enjoyment and engagement.Ofsted Report, March 2019
Our physical education aims are:
Inspire our students to be active and healthy for a lifetime.
Engage students to be active throughout the school day be physically active for a minimum of 30 minutes.
To educate our students through physical practice.
To develop social, personal, cognitive, creative skills through PE.
Promote our students to be active outside of school (weekly home challenges) for over 30 minutes a day.
To target the least active groups and individuals and provide active opportunities.
Develop our students to have a growth mind set.
Encourage our students to understand the true value of a personal best
Physical Education Lessons & Swimming
Each year group takes part in 120 minutes of high quality PE per week. During lessons students work with our in house professional PE staff, led by Mr Watson. Lessons are delivered with a holistic whole child approach, with a personalised approach, all students have the opportunity to be successful irrelevant of their sporting ability. Each term students take part in inter house competitions to earn house points for their houses.
Students are assessed on their Social, Personal, Cognitive and creative skills through developing their fundamental movement skills within modified games, sport and the delivery of the Real PE programme (Create Development)
Our Resource students participate in modified games, students work on sending and receiving, we do this in Boccia, Kurling and ball skills. Dance take place with professional dance coach as well as gymnastics and modified athletics in the summer term. Students currently swim in year 5 during curriculum time, and we offer extra swimming using our sports premium budget
We offer a wide range of clubs. Including before school, at lunchtime and afterschool clubs. All clubs start at 3:30 and finish at 4:30 unless you have been informed otherwise. Details on these can be found on the timetable below:
Competitive School Sport
As part of our affiliation, we enter a vast amount of festivals, competitions and play after school fixtures against other schools. Currently 2018-19 over 500 opportunities have been handed out to represent the school.
The PE provision at Priory is amazing, such a great variety of activities to suit all of the children and only made better by the brilliant after school clubs and sports teams. Thank you to the wonderful PE staff!Parent comment