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The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils:
At Story Wood we deliver on the above aims through a wide range of activities and embrace many sporting opportunities.
We are a member of the Kingsbury Sports Partnership. This provides an arena for competitive games for all abilities throughout the year.
We also run a wide range of after school sports clubs throughout the year which can be accessed by KS1 & KS2. These include, Multi skills, Football, Hockey, Fencing and Gymnastics.
There is also a Dance club for EYFS- Year 1. Pupils take part in ballet and tap lessons.
As a Birmingham school we have signed up to the Sport Birmingham Strategy 2019 (PDF attachment).
Through our PE curriculum we aim to ensure the pupils have the opportunity to meet the national curriculum requirements as follows:
In KS1 our pupils are taught to:
In KS2 our pupils are taught to:
As part of our commitment to allow our pupils to take part in outdoor and adventurous activity we offer pupils two opportunities to sleep away from home. In Year 2 pupils take part in a Pirate experience when they sleep out in tents in our very own Story Wood. In Y5 we invite the pupils on residential for a week away from home, taking part in a range of adventurous activities at Kingswood Residential centre.
In Y3 our pupils swim weekly during the Autumn & Spring term and are taught to:
Year 6 also go swimming for a refresher course during the summer term.