PE and Games
Physical Education at Hailey Hall uses a variety of sports and situations to develop students self esteem, physical fitness and functional abilities of their bodies.
Pupils will need to adapt to a range of situations and develop their problem solving skills in order to progress in individual and team drills and sports. Physical Education will then require pupils to work independently to expand on their previous experiences to be creative within a gym session, and become a leader as part of a leadership programme. Pupils will develop ownership of the work and practical performance they have produced. They will also be held to high standards to ensure they deliver a good standard of session for their peers.
Physical Education uses a variety of different school links and is adaptable across the curriculum, Math’s is used daily for time keeping and scoring, science is heavily referred to through means of Biology and English can be used through key words and spelling. Pupils are given verbal feedback regularly to give an instant reflection on their skills and abilities, this allows them to assess their skills and make the relevant changes to achieve.
The PE curriculum is organised in a way to allow pupils to develop skills in the following areas:
- To develop an understanding of health and safety
- To gain a range of practical PE skills
- To understand the impact a developed skill can have in a match situation
- Gain an understanding of how sports can be transferrable in all walks of life, from independence to team work to following the rules and lead of an
- The Physical Education department at Hailey Hall endeavors to build the confidence of pupils in a range of physical activities. These will be based on individual and team based sports of a competitive nature for a sustained period of
- Aiming high and promoting a desire to achieve the goals set for themselves
- Develop resilience and dealing with upset in a positive way when losing
- Communication skills (listening, speaking, presenting)
- Teamwork and problem solving,
- Creative thinking to develop and defeat an opponent
- Self-management, ensuring you behave as much as a leader as possible
- Leading others positively win or lose
- The British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect of those with different faiths and beliefs are taught explicitly and reinforced in the way in which the school