This page provides prospective parents and visitors with a glimpse into our curriculum. Parents of Blue School pupils are provided with detailed guides to subject planning in the form of ‘Knowledge Organisers’ in Parent Zone.
We have welcomed the Government’s announcement to provide additional funding to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. We are committed to using this resource in developing high quality PE lessons, alongside greater opportunities for sporting competitions and clubs for all our young people.
Please see the section on ‘Sports Premium’ for a breakdown of how this funding is spent and the impact it is making on the button below.
By the end of each key stage, Blue School children will have developed the following skills.
During EYFS, pupils will develop gross and fine motor skills. They will be able to negotiate spaces and obstacles safely, with consideration for themselves and others. When playing, pupils will demonstrate strength, balance and coordination. Children will also learn to hold a pencil effectively for fluent writing, use a range of tools appropriately, including scissors and paintbrushes and show accuracy when drawing.
Pupils will develop skills required in athletic activities such as running at different speeds, changing direction, jumping and throwing. In all athletic-based activities, pupils will engage in performing skills and measuring performance, competing to improve on their own score and against others. They are given opportunities to work collaboratively as well as independently. They learn how to improve by identifying areas of strength as well as areas to develop.
Pupils will develop basic running, jumping and throwing techniques. They are set challenges for distance and time that involve using different styles and combinations of running, jumping and throwing. As in all athletic activities, pupils think about how to achieve their greatest possible speed, height, distance or accuracy and learn how to persevere to achieve their personal best. In this key stage pupils are able to experience running for distance, sprinting, relay, long jump, vertical jump and javelin.
Pupils are set challenges for distance and time that involve using different styles and combinations of running, jumping and throwing. As in all athletic activities, pupils think about how to achieve their greatest possible speed, height, distance or accuracy and learn how to persevere to achieve their personal best. They learn how to improve by identifying areas of strength as well as areas to develop. Pupils are also given opportunities to lead when officiating as well as observe and provide feedback to others. In this key stage, pupils learn the following athletic activities: long distance running, sprinting, hurdles, high jump, triple jump, discus and shot put.
Children in Years 4 have weekly swimming sessions at Isleworth Swimming Pool, and children in Years 6 complete Cycling Proficiency Tests. Please see class pages for more information on these.
As with all subjects on the curriculum, each child’s achievements and attainment are assessed at the end of each unit. Additional support and challenges can be met through the numerous extra-curricular clubs provided via the extended learning curriculum. Children displaying a talent for a particular sport are encouraged to develop and improve their skills both within the school environment and at classes outside of school.
Throughout the school the standard of work and skills produced in PE is excellent which is reflected in the inter school competitions we enter, where we hold strong finishing positions. You can view our sports/ competitions gallery here