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Physical Education

P.E., Dance, Gymnastics, Athletics and Sports all feature as key components of the Kender Curriculum. The promotion and leadership of health and well being is vital to ensure children’s opportunities to learn through physical activity are embedded. All children have access to swimming lessons and the school is proud of its achievements in this important area of learning. We have developed a good working relationship with a local Secondary school to enable swimming teaching to happen every week.

Our annual Sports Day happens at the sports field at Goldsmiths University, balancing competitive racing and team participation.

The introduction of House Teams has been a real success, supporting healthy competition within school. Participation in wider well-being events includes: Sports Relief; Greenwich 2k; Lewisham Football league; locally organised Athletics competitions; and mini-marathons.

Sports teams at Kender have a long tradition of excellent sporting attitudes and considerable success.

Since 2014 the school has received the PE and Sport Premium. Allocations for 2014/15 and 2015/16 are included below.

Impact to date. How the PE/sport premium has made a difference to participation and attainment in PE/sport:

All year groups access to high quality teaching in dance

Increased participation in sports clubs: after school and lunchtime

Raised participation in competitions and success

Specialist PE sessions being taught to all year groups: Football, Netball, Basketball, Hockey, Cricket, Tennis, Athletics, Gymnastics and Dance

Football team reached the final of the Mary Bennett Cup

In the results of the Best Sports School 2014/15(Recognition for Provision, Participation and Success) Kender came 11th out of 33. The results provided by Association for Lewisham School Sports

Swimming attainment/progress improved – PE Subject Leader maintains details of all individual achievements

School – for the first time - entered a group of children in the Saxon Crown Swimming Gala at Glass Mill Leisure Centre