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Physical Education

Welcome to our Physical Education page!


Here you can find all the information you need about the PE, sports and

physical activities here at Muscliff Primary School.


PE and Sport at Muscliff Primary School


'At Muscliff Primary School we pride ourselves on providing a high-quality Physical Education curriculum that inspires every child to succeed; promoting excellence and equality for all. We believe that all our children should leave primary school physically literate, with a memorable experience of playing, leading and competing in a range of challenging and enjoyable active opportunities; developing sporting values, friendship and a life-long passion for physical activity and sport.'

AfPE Quality Mark Distinction Award!


We are very proud to have been awarded a Quality Mark for Physical Education and Sport with Distinction!  The Association of PE and Sport assessment panel considered our application, together with the feedback from our children and validation visit, and awarded Muscliff distinction for ‘demonstrating outstanding commitment to improvement in PE and Sport’.

Gold School Games Mark Award 2018 - 2019


Following our application over the summer, we are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Sainsbury's School Games GOLD Mark for the second year in a row! We are very proud of the sporting opportunities

we provide and this award reflects many of our improvements within PE provision in school, including:

  • The quantity of high-quality PE lessons our children receive each week.

  • The amount of children participating in extra-curricular sporting activity each week.

  • The broad range of sporting activities with the curriculum and extra-curricular activities.

  • The number of competitive events we take part in each year


By receiving the Gold award, we are among the top schools in the county and country for the opportunities we provide in PE. We are very proud of this award and hope it can be used as a springboard to develop our PE teaching even more!


Previous awards:

- Bronze School Games Mark 2014 - 2015

- Gold School Games Mark 2015 - 2016

- Gold School Games Mark 2016 - 2017

- Gold School Games Mark 2017 - 2018


Our Vision for PE


ALL pupils leaving primary school physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy, active lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.


Our vision is to create an embedded culture, where high quality teaching and learning of PE and Sport inspires every child to participate in physical activities, learn and achieve with self confidence and develop life long active life styles. Our creative curriculum approach aims to develop, motivate and enthuse all children across a broad and balanced range of physical activities. We aim to give opportunities for all pupils to develop their leadership, coaching and officiating skills as well as our staff. We strive to ensure the skills and positive values of sport, fitness and healthy lifestyles is embedded into our school ethos, using sport as a vehicle to help engage the wider community and foster positive relationships with other schools. We believe Physical Education provides the foundation of every child’s physical, mental and social well being as well as providing the opportunity to raise standards of achievement for all.

As a school we aspire to create a buzz about physical activities where every child enjoys, participates and applies themselves in all tasks they engage in with self confidence, independence and achievement.


Vision statement created with help from children, govenors and staff.

Muscliff Primary School PE Policy 2018-2019