PE and Sports
At AGS pupils have a number of brilliant opportunities within PE. AGS has a large multi-purpose sports hall, a 25m swimming pool, 2 outdoor basketball/ tennis courts and a large 3G football pitch.
In key stage 1 pupils will develop fundamental movement skills which are key in helping them later in their sporting careers. Pupils will develop a range of basic skills, actions and ideas as well as begin to remember and repeat simple skills and actions with increasing control and coordination. Pupils at this stage will be able to observe, copy, discover and describe what they have learned.
In key stage 2 pupils will engage in a number of activities; swimming, invasion games, athletics activities, cross country, gymnastics and striking and fielding activities. The PE curriculum will aim to inspire all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically-demanding activities. It will provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness for lifelong participation.
In key stage 3 pupils will further develop theirs skill level and knowledge in a number of activities. These will include swimming, basketball/netball, handball, volleyball, football, athletics, cross country, badminton/tennis,striking & fielding and gymnastics. Pupils will build on and embed the physical development and skills learned in key stages 1 and 2, become more competent and confident to apply these skills across different sports and physical activities. Pupils will understand what makes a performance effective and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. Pupils should aim to engage with wider sporting opportunities to help improve performance and to help them understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.