The teaching of Physical Education at Milestone Academy is seen as an essential part of the curriculum and helps all students to achieve their full potential. One of the primary activities of the young person is exploration of the environment through physical movement. The information obtained through such movements provides a basis for learning. Milestone Academy aims to develop and extend each pupil’s physical ability, both for it’s own sake and to facilitate development in other areas such as social and moral development.
In Key Stage 1 and 2, students operating between P Level 3 and P level 8 will be offered an opportunity first and foremost to develop basic Physical Literacy skills.
KS1 – Students will take part in activities including:
KS2 – As students progress the aim will be for students to:
In Key Stage 3 and 4, students operating between P Level 8 and NC Level 4 will begin to take part in more competitive Physical Education games and activities and begin to develop some concept of tactics and compositional awareness as well as developing knowledge of health and fitness and health and safety in sport.
KS3/4 – As students progress the aim will be for students to:
Students learning will be based around a series of ‘I Can’ Statements. Students will be aware of where they are in terms of their learning and progression and will be aware of the steps they need to achieve in order to progress to the next level. Learning objectives will fall within one of six areas:
These categories will offer students the chance to enhance their all-round skills linked to PE and will be made evident within medium term planning. The categories lend their selves to the four main areas of Physical Education:
Learning objectives will be achieved by using an engaging mixture of sports and activities specifically suited to each learning group. Over the duration of the academic year groups will cover the following areas:
Students at Milestone Academy are offered the chance to represent the school in a wide range of different sports and activities. Extra training from outside affiliates is arranged so to improve students skills in preparation for these sports competitions.
We maintain positive working links with the following groups and organisations in order to enrich the curriculum for students at Milestone Academy: