What do our pupils say about PE and school sport?
'What PE have you enjoyed this year?'
'Choosing to do what things you like, like tennis or golf, and gymnastics because they are really fun...athletics, basketball, netball, football, rounders, cricket, Scottish dancing' (Y5)
'Gymnastics 100%, tennis, badminton, running and jumping in athletics and cricket, competition...Race for Life' (Y4)
'Diamond cricket because I can play with my brother now, tennis because you can choose a partner and get a rally going, dancing because you can improve your skills and work with your friends' (Y3)
'Gym, climbing on the apparatus, the vault is the best, tennis because it doesn't take long to set up and you get a long time and now I can go home and play with my dad...racing' (Y2)
'Catching, throwing, running, hurdles, 'stuck in the mud', 'flying sponges', gymnastics, doing lessons with older children' (Y1)
'Why do you think PE is important?'
'You learn more, you get fitter, you get better at stuff...it's something I could have a future from...it keeps me healthy and I enjoy it...I can go to competitions-that's my favourite part of it...it's good exercise for the body and your muscles get stronger without you knowing...if you don't do PE you won't get fit...you can learn new sports and do them when you are grown up...it helps your concentration...I have made progress by cooperating with others and working as a team...it made me confident...if you want to be a professional you learn how to do it properly'