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P.E at Galley Common Infant School

At Galley Common we believe that P.E not only contributes to the physical development of pupils but also develops crucial skills and attributes required for the modern world. We place a high importance on delivering the P.E curriculum, whilst also offering a range of physical and sport opportunities. Our aim is for all children to leave Galley Common being physically literate, whilst also being a confident thinker who is involved and engaged in their learning. 

On this page you will find information about our P.E curriculum at Galley Common. You will also find impact reports on how we have budgeted for the P.E premium. 



P.E and sports premium

What is the Sports Premium?

The government is providing funding of £320 million per annum for the academic year 2022/2023 to provide new and substantial primary school sport funding.

The funding is to:  

  • develop or add to the PE and sport activities that your school already offers
  • build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements made now will benefit pupils joining the school in future years.

Each school will receive £16.000, and an additional £10 per pupil.  The money can only be spent on sport and PE provision in schools.

GOV.UK - PE and sport premium for primary schools.


Our Year 2 Play Leaders - September 2023


A group of 20 year 2 children were trained as play leaders in September 2023. As a play leader they will: 


"help children learn how to play games." 

"Make sure they have people to play with." 

"Help them keep fit and healthy." 

"Make lunchtimes really fun." 

"Show children how to use equipment properly." 


Year 1 Enrichment Sessions - September - November 2023

Year 1 children explored a variety of sporting activities and skills this term. They explored tri-golf, hockey, archery and boccia. 


Diwali Dance - November 2023

Reception children took part in a Diwali dance to celebrate. 










Diwali Dance FS October 2022

Reception children had the opportunity to learn a Diwali dance from a dance teacher! 

This was incorporated into Reception's celebration day where they took part in lots of activities to learn about Diwali. 

The children had so much fun learning a new dance. 


Pupil comments: 

"I liked how fast the music was." 

"It was so much fun!"

"The boys had to dance on one side and the girls danced on the other side." 


Wellbeing Day - Key Stage One - November 2022

 The children had a great time on their wellbeing morning. The festival was linked to the ways to well-being as follows.


  • Be active - all activities
  • Be mindful - Yoga and relaxation techniques
  • Be connected - teamwork and paired work to improve social aspects
  • Be resilient - pupils were encouraged to beat scores and try new skills
  • keep learning - new activities such as yoga and speed stacking

The activities were: 


  • Yoga/relaxation 
  • Eat well plate
  • Speed stacking - this is the cups game they enjoyed

Chinese New Year Dance - February 2023

Reception took part in a Chinese Dragon Dance workshop.

They used props such as fans, parasols, flags, and even a dragon head when dancing. 


Children views: 

"I liked dancing like a dragon!" 

"I was a very scary lion when I was dancing." 

"It was so much fun using the fans." 

Enrichment Sessions Year 1 - January-February  2023

Footie Bugs - January - February 2023

Reception children loved taking part in 'Footie Bug' sessions.

The children learnt how to control a ball  by exploring balance and co-ordination activities.

They loved developing their aiming skills too! 


Children's views: 


"I liked dribbling the ball around." 

"When I stop the ball I have to squish it with my foot." 

"It was so much fun, I loved trying to score the most goals." 

"It was a bit tricky, but I persevered."   

Wellbeing Morning - January 2023

Pre Pedal - April 2023

Action Plan