PE and School Sport

PE at Sunnyside Academy


Sunnyside Academy will provide a high-quality physical education curriculum that inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities. The school will provide opportunities for all pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness. Sunnyside Academy will provide all children with opportunities to compete in sport and take part in other activities that build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect.


Our aims in teaching PE are that children will:

  • Learn an appreciation in being physically active now and in later life
  • Develop their affective, cognitive, physical and social skills
  • Understand the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle
  • Develop positive attitudes to PE which include perseverance, fair play and learning how to cope with failing and succeeding
  • Learn about their bodies and how exercise affects the body
  • Understand how to be safe whilst participating in exercise

PE Progression Document