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The inspirational and highly dedicated team that leads on PE and Physical Activity (“a dedicated ‘internal’ coaching team”) has effectively raised the profile of the subject and inspires confidence in both staff and pupils.

                                                                                                  Saira Mumtaz-Jones

                                                               Healthy Schools/PSHE Consultant  June 2014


Our school vision for PE and Sport is:

To provide opportunities for our children to experience, enjoy and excel in high quality PE and school sport incorporating a diverse range of motivational activities which offer life-long learning through challenge and competition.

We recognise the vital contribution of physical education to a child’s physical, cognitive, social and emotional development as well as the role it can play in a child’s spiritual, moral and cultural development.


We aim to provide a broad and balanced P.E. curriculum to aid children’s increasing self-confidence in their ability to manage themselves and their bodies within a variety of movement situations leading to a life-long attitude which supports health and fitness.


We believe that through the variety of opportunities that PE offers, children can develop a sense of personal achievement, fair play, teamwork and an understanding of the ways in which sport can transcend social and cultural boundaries.

At Farsley Springbank Physical Education is delivered by teachers. Each child has access to a minimum of 2 hours high quality PE teaching. These are usually split into 2 x 1 hour lessons and focus on the fundamental skills (Agility, balance and coordination) needed to be physically literate. We use a scheme called Real PE which has a multi- ability cog approach making sure the following skills are worked on in all PE units:

  • Physical
  • Personal
  • Cognitive
  • Social
  • Creative
  • Health & Fitness