Physical Education develops children’s knowledge, skills and understanding, so that they can perform a range
of physical activities with competence and confidence. It promotes in children an understanding of their
bodies in action and involves thinking, selecting and applying necessary skills. At Yorkley, we promote positive
attitudes towards physical activity and its benefits as an integral part of a healthy lifestyle. We teach
through the school drivers, belonging, building me, creativity, active adventure and communication.
The curriculum is aimed specifically at improving all aspects of Physical Fitness, especially co-ordination and
cardiovascular endurance, with the intention that skills gained in PE lessons will have an impact across the