Schools have an important role in promoting sport through the co-curricular programmes they offer students. These programmes allow students to build on and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they develop in the school's physical education curriculum. Organised school sports programmes should neither be seen as substitutes for sport studies in this curriculum nor as the specific domain of physical education teachers.

The effective promotion and organisation of school sport should reflect the needs of students and ensure that all students have the opportunity to:

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Sports and Physical Education

During the year, all children will participate in an appropriate sport programme.

The emphasis is on participation and enjoyment, balanced with striving for personal improvement and achievement and giving the children an opportunity to experience a wide range of sporting activities.

Regular exercise is essential for the physical development of every child and all children are expected to participate in class programmes. We encourage and expect the children to have appropriate clothing for sports class P.E. programmes.

Sports programmes can be developed in partnership with clubs and other community groups and may involve interschool and club competitions.

Students require a range of structured, sequenced, and developmentally appropriate learning opportunities in sport studies. These include opportunities to develop: