As a school we value physical activity and provide a strong program of P.E within the school day which enhances and develops your child's P.E skills. We employ a sports specialist who will work with your childs class during P.E lessons to ensure your child receives the very best we can offer, in addition to this, we further employ a additional sports coach for one day a week who provides incredibly specialist knowledge on specific aspects of P.E. ensuring your child's specific skills are developed through their Pinehurst Primary P.E career. In addition to this specific year group have the opportunity to take part in competitions within the Liverpool area - giving your child a pathway to develop their own skills even further. Our comprehensive program of after schools activities compliments our P.E lessons.
Through the PE Premium we have a Gold membership package from Liverpool School Sports Partnership which helps us to improve the quality and breadth of PE and sport provision. This includes increasing participation in PE and sport so that all pupils develop healthy lifestyles and reach the performance levels they are capable of. The package allows our children to compete in competitions against other schools as well as Continual Professional Development for all our staff.
We also have a highly qualified coach from Liverpool School Sports Partnership who supports, and team teaches with our staff to ensure we deliver a high quality PE curriculum. The children also access dance in the curriculum with our specialist dance teacher, who links wider curriculum themes to their lessons, culminating in an end of topic performance which parents are invited to.
A wide range of skills are covered through a variety of sports ensuring maximum coverage of the National Curriculum. Children, from Years 4 – 6, also take swimming lessons at Everton Park. We also buy into ‘top-up’ swimming lessons, for our Year 6 pupils, to help them to achieve swimming at least 25m, through focused coaching in smaller groups.
We encourage all our children to be involved in many aspects of sport regardless of ability. Sports after school clubs are led by our dedicated staff who encourage children to be the best they can be, there is a wide range of sports clubs which is available through our clubs timetable, which provides (across the academic year) a comprehensive list of clubs to suit all interests.
Please find below a link to our P.E curriculum map, would would however encourage you to explore all aspects of the curriculum we offer and after school clubs to see P.E in action. We also also fully dedicated to a variety of in school after school events which happen throughout the school year - keep up to date through our twitter account @Pinehurstp and through the latest news area.
We also have strong links with local sports providers including LFC and EFC, this ensures we offer your child the very best opportunities and pathways to specific sports.
Please see the link below for a outline of what topics your child will be involved in during their P.E. life at Pinehurst Primary School.
Please see our P.E. sports funding page for a further breakdown of how our allocation is spent and how we are offering further opportunities to the children in Pinehurst.