Walter Evans Church of England Primary & Nursery School

Physical Education

Physical Education


"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."

John F. Kennedy

Physical Education: Our Intent for the subject.

At Walter Evans, we inspire all our children to develop a love of physical activity and a joy of movement, which will lead to their engagement in physical activity for life.


We develop physically competent children who have the knowledge and understanding of how physical activity contributes to their physical and mental health. We aim to ensure that our delivery of physical education is personalised to the needs of all our children, so that they feel confidant and motivated to participate. Competition in a safe and positive environment helps nurture resilience in our children, and encourage them to strive for their personal best, as individuals, in groups and in teams. We provide them with the skills to collaborate, communicate, show creativity and think critically. These positive attitudes provide the basis for children’s life-long learning and enable them to face the challenges of secondary school and life beyond. 

 PE Progression Grid

Skills and Knowledge Physical Development Progression Ladder  

Physical Development (PD) Progression Grid for Early Years

 How it fits within our school vision.

Our school vision is rooted in the Christian faith. As a proud Church of England school, our vision is underpinned by the Church of England’s vision for education. This vision identifies four interlinking aims for all our pupils and, at its heart, lies LOVE (Luke 10:27).

It is this LOVE for God, for our neighbours and ourselves, that forms our Christian foundation to underpin all that we do.

School Vision Statement

At Walter Evans we believe in a broad and balanced curriculum where all subjects are valued. A broad and balanced curriculum will equip our children with a breadth of knowledge and skills in all areas of the curriculum. We aim for our pupils to ‘Persevere, be curious and inspired through their learning’.