At Rosehill School we believe that physical education, experienced in a safe and supportive environment, is vital and unique in its contribution to our students physical and emotional development and health. The physical education curriculum aims to increase students self-confidence through an ability to manage themselves successfully in a variety of situations. The school is working to make outdoor education an integral part of physical education across the key stages. Aims of PE:
- To develop a sense of fun and talent spot individuals.
- To foster an enjoyment, and positive attitude to, the subject in and out of school.
- To promote positive attitudes towards health, hygiene and fitness.
- To foster an appreciation of physical exercise and movement activities to increase wellbeing and participation.
- To develop an ability to adapt and apply knowledge, practical skills and concepts in a variety of movement based activities.
- To develop communication skills, to promote effective co-operation.
- To enable students where possible to work towards independence and to communicate positively towards others
- To give our students the opportunities to develop and practice sporting activities skills.
To give our students the opportunity to try new activities, develop new skills and grow in confidence through an outdoor education programme.
- To follow the Olympic and Paralympic legacy by continuing to follow the values and ethos throughout the school and maintaining a knowledge of our countries sportsmen and women, including major sporting events leading towards Rio 2016 (which the school were recently involved in - follow this link to view our contribution to the Rio Torch Tour.