At Ashmount we place a strong emphasis on P.E as we recognise the positive health benefits of regular physical activity on the development of the whole child. Through high quality P.E, we strive to ensure that our children develop physical competence and confidence. Our P.E provision will contribute to a child’s health, personal development, well-being, enjoyment and achievement across the whole curriculum and beyond.
P.E and sports provide children with the opportunity to be creative, competitive and overcome individual or group challenges. They promote positive attitudes towards a healthy and active lifestyle. By participating in P.E and sports, children are able to work as individuals, in groups and teams, developing concepts of fairness and of personal and social responsibility. They take on different roles and responsibilities, including leadership, officiating and coaching. They also discover their aptitudes, abilities and preferences and make informed choices about how to get involved in lifelong physical activity.