Subject Intent


To increase pupils’ prospects by:


Enabling children to become life-long, physically active citizens within their local community, prioritising the big ideas within our PE curriculum.


Building foundations for a love of life, a love of learning and a love of one another

·         To introduce children to a wider range of sporting activities, going beyond the traditional sports that children usually participate in.

·         To introduce children to competitive sport within and out of school, with an emphasis of sportsmanship.

·         To educate children on the positives of exercise which allows them to understand how good it can make them feel.

·         To allow children to develop socio-psychological aspects such as control of their emotions, balanced behaviour development through participation in games and sports.

·         To allow children to acquire knowledge about the human body and how it is functioning is influenced by physical activity.

·         To promote safe practise towards themselves and towards others.  

·         To increase children’s muscle strength and balance.

·         To encourage teamwork and improve peer relationships.

·         To lay strong foundations for future Development in Key Stage 3.


Key Documents

1. PE at USL

2. Curriculum Progression - PE

3. PE Policy

4. PE Action Plan 23-24

5. Scaffolding in PE

6. SMSC in PE

7. British Values in PE at USL

8. Long Term Planning Documents

At Upton St Leonards, we follow a commercial resource for all our PE planning (Get Set 4 PE - link here Our teachers use these schemes of work as the basis of our planning and then amend as necessary to meet the needs of their class. We are therefore unable to share any of these planning documents on our website for parents/carers to look at as we do not have the rights to re-distribute. If you are interested in finding out more about our PE curriculum beyond what we have included on this page, please speak to our PE leader - Mr Turner.

School Vision

Building foundations for a love of life, a love of learning and a love of one another