At St Bartholomew’s all children have access to 2 hours of Physical Education a week. Each class is allocated one hour lesson in the MUGA and 1 hour in the hall. We are currently using GetSet4PE scheme which has provided staff with lots of new ideas and a variety of different sports for the children learn.

We continue to update our sports equipment to ensure each child has the correct equipment for the lesson and to ensure fun, engaging lessons. We provide equipment and have an outside gym for break and lunch times to promote physical activity. The school has bought into Leeds Well School partnership which gives us access to lots of different sporting events which are aimed at all abilities. The Leeds well school partnership also offers CPD opportunities to enable the professional development of our own staff. We also invest in sports coaches who deliver lessons and provide daily extra-curricular activities. 

We are committed to providing enrichment opportunities and take all of year 3 and 4 ice-skating as well as year 5 and 6 mountain biking.

Curriculum - Physical Education - Key Documents

Curriculum - Physical Education - Useful Links

5 Minute Moves

Association for Physical Education

Active Families

Go Noodle

Joe Wicks

Curriculum - Physical Education - Olympic Event Winners

Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Armley/Farnley Olympic event. The children were fantastic and there were some outstanding performances. The children came in 1st place and were rewarded with medals as well as the Olympic trophy.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Sports Day 2024

Classes 5 and 7 had a great time during their sports day. They loved al the different activities. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Puzzles & Tasks

During PE, class 11 have been given a set of puzzles and tasks. This week they have had to follow a set course on a map. At each different cone they had a different action to perform e.g. start jumps etc. It was the job of one child to direct the other to complete the course and tell them the actions they should complete. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Tennis Sessions

Today we have had a tennis coach in to deliver sessions to all of year 3 and 4. The children will be coming home with leaflets offering free coaching 2 nights a week at Armley park.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Rugby Taster

All year 3 and 4 girls took part in a rugby taster session delivered by a coach from Leeds Rhinos. The sessions were to promote the Rugbees programme which aiming to get girls aged 7-11 into rugby. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Ball Skills

In PE this half term, reception are developing their ball skills, trying to keep the ball under their control. So far we have practiced with a tennis ball, rolling it with our hands and stopping it safely. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Panathlon Event

What a fantastic afternoon we have had. Some of our KS1 pupils have represented the school in a Panathlon event. They did fantastically well and came in 2nd place. The children had lots of fun and worked together as a team on a variety of event. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Basketball Tournament

Class 14 completed their basketball topic by recapping over all the skills covered in the topic before playing in a three team tournament.  


Curriculum - Physical Education - Dodgeball Competition Winners!

Congratulations to the year 5 and 6 dodgeball team who won a competition against the local schools this week. There were some fantastic individual performances as well as working together as a team. Well done!


Curriculum - Physical Education - Ice Skating (Class 9)

Class 9 were fantastic on the ice this week. The coaches played some games with them then allowed the children to have some free time.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Mountain Biking

Class 13 braved the weather this week and enjoyed their mountain biking session at urban bike park.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Basketball

Well done class 17 on an excellent basketball lesson. We learnt how to dribble and chest pass. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Dancing

Due to the weather, outdoor PE was cancelled, but that didn’t stop class 16. We moved all of the tables and chairs in the classroom and had lots of fun dancing to just dance in the classroom! 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Sports Hall Athletics Semi Finals

Last Friday we competed in the semi final of the school sports hall athletics competition. The children were fantastic and gave it their all. There were some excellent individual performances and they were unlucky not to progress to the final. Well done everyone who took part!


Curriculum - Physical Education - Ice Skating (Class 8)

Class 8 had an excellent time ice skating today. The children grew in confidence throughout the session.


Curriculum - Physical Education - 6 A Side Football

Congratulations to the year 3 and 4 football team who won the 6 a side competition against schools in the local area. They showed superb teamwork and scored some well worked goals. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Mountain Biking (Class 14)

Well done to all the children in class 14 for braving the weather at mountain biking. The children were great even in the wet and windy conditions.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Sports Hall Athletics

Congratulations to the year 5/6 athletics team for qualifying to the final of the sports hall athletics competition. They were fantastic and showed great athleticism in numerous events. Good luck in the final.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Balances

Class 11 have enjoyed practicing balances in pairs. They were giving the opportunity to work together to put a routine together involving a balance, travel, jump, travel and balance. There were some very original ideas and solid balances. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Body Letters

Today in PE we did gymnastics. In this lesson we were using our body’s to make letters and shapes. We all started off by making the letter y and then went on to try and make other letters on our own and with a partner. Can you guess any on the letters we are making in the photos?


Curriculum - Physical Education - Joe Wicks Session

Last week, class 16 had to do PE in the classroom because of the weather and the hall being in use. That won’t stop us though, we had a fun morning completing a Joe Wicks PE lesson!


Curriculum - Physical Education - Gymnastics

Class 3 have really enjoyed gymnastics with their PE coach Shay! Today they have learned lots of different gymnastic positions. The children are demonstrating the pike and the straddle in the pictures. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Girls Football Tournament

Last week the girls’ football team were fantastic in a competition at Bodington. They played some excellent football and scored some amazing goals.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Ice Skating (Class 10)

Today class 10 have been ice skating. At the beginning there were lots of nervous children but they grew in confidence throughout the session. Well done!


Curriculum - Physical Education - Mountain Biking (Class 15)

Class 15 braved the weather today and were fantastic on the bike trails. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Mountain Biking (Class 16)

Last week class 16 had a fun morning out mountain biking. They didn’t let the puddles put them off and they all tried their best.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Ice Skating

Last week class 11 went ice skating. There was some excellent skaters on show and they improved a lot through the session.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Ten Pin Bowling

Today we have been ten pin bowling. The children were fantastic and were very well behaved. The children were awarded medals for their participation. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Dance Machines

In PE this half term we are doing dance with the theme of machines. This week we thought about how machines move when they break down. Children worked together to create 8 counts of actions and then showed through their actions how the machine broke down. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Tennis Skills

We had a great time this morning at our tennis session. This week we worked together in our teams and encouraged each other. We also practiced throwing, catching and hitting the ball up in the air.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Rugby

Class 17 have started working with sports coaches from Leeds Beckett university. We had a fun first session with them introducing the class to rugby. Well done class 17.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Ice Skating Session

Class 11 were great on the ice this week. They listened to the coach and learnt new techniques on the ice. Well done!


Curriculum - Physical Education - Dodgeball Tournament

Poland won the end of half term class 8 dodgeball tournament, beating the traditional powerhouses of England and Portugal and narrowly overcoming dark horses Slovakia. More importantly, all the teams demonstrated great teamwork, communication and co-operation. The tournament was played with respect, and good sportsmanship. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Football Tournament

Well done to the year 4 football team who were amazing last night. They played 3 games, drawing 2 and winning 1 and scoring 10 goals in the process. They were very unlucky to miss out on 1st place and came 2nd by 1 point. Keep up the hard work!


Curriculum - Physical Education - Beats & Rhythms

Class 16 enjoyed their first PE lesson of dance this week. They worked together and created a whole class routine working on beats and rhythms.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Inclusion Athletics

Last week, pupils from years 4, 5 and 6 took part in an inclusion athletics event. The pupils had a fantastic attitude and gave it their all in a variety of different events. Well done!


Curriculum - Physical Education - Movement Skills

Today we developed our movement skills by stopping and starting and changing directions quickly in our warm up. We also played a mini tournament. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Chest Passing

Class 3 loved their pe session with the coach, Katie. They learned how to use a chest pass and really enjoyed all of the games.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Dodgeball Competition

Well done to our year 5/6 dodgeball team who came 2nd in a local competition against 6 other schools.


Curriculum - Physical Education - Dodgeball (Year 4)

Class 11 have enjoyed honing their dodge ball skills to enable them to play some games. They have tried hard to think about their techniques and how best to dodge a ball. It was a good first attempt at some games. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Volleyball

This week in volleyball we have been practicing our throwing skills and did some target practice with moving targets. We played a tournament using all the rules we have learnt so far. 


Curriculum - Physical Education - Golf

Some year 5 and 6 pupils had a fantastic opportunity to try golf this week. All the children enjoyed themselves and grew in confidence throughout the afternoon. 


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