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Belmont Primary School, Belmont Road, Chiswick, London W4 5UL

Belmont Primary School

Belmont Primary School

  • 'Belmont has always struck the right balance between academia and learning for life.'
    Parent
  • 'A school that doesn't just excel at the academics but provides so much more, whether its music lessons and the lunchtime choir, or the 350 spaces in clubs each week, the football and netball teams or the shows that raise the roof of the top hall.'
    Parent Governor
  • 'The children are really fortunate to have such wonderful opportunities which is why they love Belmont and which makes it such an amazing school.'
    Parent
  • 'All adults in the school model very high expectations of themselves and of others. They show outstanding levels of care and concern for the personal development and well-being of each individual pupil.'
    Ofsted 2007
  • 'Moving on to secondary school, I will miss the teachers at Belmont, the great sense of a hard working community, my friends and the netball team.'
    Lara
  • 'On my first day at Belmont everyone was so welcoming and I made friends straight away'.
    Freya
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Physical Education

 

At Belmont, Physical Education (PE) is an essential part of the curriculum, contributing to each child’s all-round healthy development and to making our School aims and values a reality. We emphasise the importance of fair play, co-operation and resilience, nurturing good sporting behaviour in individuals and team members. Children are also taught that exercise plays a significant part in the development of a healthy lifestyle.

 

Within the School Curriculum, all children have two hours of PE each week, with additional activities in focus weeks such as the annual Health and Fitness Week, Olympics Week in 2012, and preparation for our annual Sports Days.  Additional opportunities are also provided through Enrichment Time in which children are able to opt to experience sports and physical activities not otherwise within the curriculum, such as lacrosse, cross-country running or ballet. 

 

Children develop agility, balance and co-ordination across a range of activities. These include gymnastics, dance and games throughout the School, as well as outdoor and adventurous activity and athletics. Competitive games such as football, hockey, netball and tennis are balanced with non-competitive sports and physical activity in which children are encouraged to improve on their ‘personal best’ and to collaborate with others. The School Sports Day includes both competitive ‘track’ races and carousel ‘field’ activities which have an emphasis on personal skills and contribution to a team.

 

The School works in partnership with Sport Impact, making use of the PE and Sport funding provided to schools. Currently, a specialist teacher is working alongside class teachers to re-develop our PE curriculum in response to the new National Curriculum 2014 and to train staff in its delivery.

 

For more details of extra-curricular sessions and competitive games, please click here.

For details of the PE and Sport Premium grant and the way it is being used at Belmont, click on the links below:

General information about the PE and Sport Premium Grant

Impact of funding in 2014-15

Plan for use of funds in 2015-16

Archive reports: 2013-14

 

PE and School Sport Policy

Curriculum Map for PE across the School