Physical education develops pupils' physical competence and confidence, and their ability to use these to perform in a range of activities. It promotes physical skills and development, and knowledge of the body in action.
Physical education provides opportunities for pupils to be creative, competitive and to face up to different challenges as individuals and in groups and teams. It promotes positive attitudes towards active and healthy lifestyles.
At St. Bartholomew's, children have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of after school sports. These include football, netball, cross-country, multi-sport activities, Boccia, Karate, dance, skipping, rugby, athletics, tennis and rounders.
Many children have the opportunity to represent the school in sporting matches. Teams include boys and girls football, cross-country, short tennis, netball, rounders, athletics, orienteering, Boccia, quick sticks, tag rugby, badminton, basketball and kwik cricket.
The school has made excellent use of the School’s Sports Premium Funding from the Government. A full analysis of this provision and its impact can be found below in the school sports funding tab.