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PE at Wistaston Church Lane Academy


The lessons taught in P.E are transferable to many areas of life- resilience, determination, focus, confidence, to name a few, can help children grow as a person. By covering such a wide variety of sports, we can also hopefully find a physical activity that all children enjoy or want to continue into adulthood. The physical skills taught in lessons are used in many sports, giving children the confidence to try different activities outside of school.

Lessons are designed to enable all children to experience a level of challenge regardless of their current knowledge and ability. The sports covered in the curriculum meet the skills expected to be covered by the governmental guidelines, not just through the traditional sports (which are covered) but also new and current sports.

This year has seen us trying lots of new sports! From Boccia to American football, all classes are enjoying the opportunity to get stuck into a variety of new sports- sports, that so far, they may have only seen on TV. We also have different specialist coaches coming in to teach sports to different classes throughout the year.

Subjects Covered



EYFS- Dance/Movement, Team Games, Agility/Balance/Co-ordination, Healthy Lifestyles, Athletics, Tag Rugby

Year 1 & 2- Athletics, Gymnastics, Dance, Fundamental Ball Skills, Fundamental Throwing and Catching, Fundamental Attack and Defence Games



Year 3- Football, Athletics, Unihoc, Tag Rugby, OAA, Tennis, Dance, Gymnastics, Rounders

Year 4- Cricket, Athletics, Dance, Football, Tag Rugby, Gymnastics, Tennis, Wheelchair Rugby

Year 5- Tag Rugby, OAA, Street Dance, Handball, Gymnastics, Rounders, Athletics, Swimming

Year 6- Tag Rugby, Athletics, Charleston Dance, Wheelchair Rugby, OAA, Netball

P.E Kits


Summer kit- shorts, house team t-shirt, trainers/pumps

Winter Kit- tracksuit bottoms, house team t-shirt, jumper (house team jumpers can be purchased from the School Office)

It is recommended that KS2 children have trainers instead of pumps.

School Sport Clubs


Each term different sport clubs will be run by members of staff.


Letters will be sent out at the start of each half-term letting you know which clubs you can join, so keep your eyes peeled!!

Information about the clubs running can be found at the School Office.

PE Curriculum Overview