Physical Education - St Charles Catholic Primary School
St Charles Catholic Primary School exists to serve the Catholic communities of Ladbroke Grove, London and its neighbouring parishes. We are here to educate the children in a community which has the Gospel values, traditions and beliefs of the Catholic Faith at the centre of its ethos.
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Physical Education

Physical Education is valued in the curriculum at St.Charles not merely in recreational terms, but also as a means of exploring and expressing many different aspects of the children’s work.

The school aims to make the children more skilful in handling a variety of equipment, and therefore through Gymnastics, skills practice and major games (e.g. Netball, Hockey, Football, Rounders, Cricket and Athletics) they have an opportunity to experiment and develop expertise with a wide range of apparatus. We aim also to make the children aware of the need of rules, and be able to co-operate in many situations.

Creative and expressive movements, along with rhythm patterns are developed through activities such as Gymnastics, Dance and Mime.

In addition to this, Key Stage 2 pupils are given the opportunity to participate in weekly swimming lessons on a termly basis throughout the year.

All these different aspects aim to stimulate and develop the child’s body management and control.