The areas of physical activity (games, gymnastics, dance, athletics, swimming and outdoor activities) are set out in the Foundation Stage Curriculum and National Curriculum 2014. The PE curriculum at Riverside Primary School is based on these requirements. Each year group will learn PE in accordance with the medium term planning. This will ensure continuity and progression through school in order to continue to improve standards in PE.
At Riverside Primary School we aim to provide an education in Physical Education that:
Develop positives attitudes by ensuring the children:
For more information about Riverside's approach to P.E, please refer to the documents below:
Riverside Primary are happy to announce that we have recently received the Key Stage 1 Physical Education, Sport and Activity Mark as part of Active Essex.
"Positive experiences of PE, school sport and physical activity from an early age is so important for many reasons and we really appreciate the work you are doing to ensure children are actively engaging in regular and meaningful activity from the very beginning of their school life."
Well done to the Key Stage 1 staff who help deliver high-level PE and for Miss Livermore and Mr Kirsh for applying for the award on their behalf.
This week (W/C 07/02/2022), in line with Children's Mental Health Week, Riverside Primary took part in a "Walk&Talk" challenge. This required children to walk in pairs around our playground for a mile and ask each other questions that are on their cards to help encourage conversation amongst peers.
5 BENEFITS OF WALKING & TALKING