PE and Sport Funding
Physical Education and Sport are very important at our school and each class has at least two, one hour sessions of physical activity a week. We believe that physical ability and sport can greatly contribute to the holistic development of a child - 'inspiring God's children to achieve their full potential'.
Our vision for P.E. in our school is to provide children with a movement foundation for lifelong participation in physical activity. We support all children to be physically literate and encourage their development to be competent and confident movers.
It was first announced in 2013 that the government would be providing funding for physical education and school sport. We started to receive this funding from September 2014.
NC Swimming Requirement
Year 3 pupils need swimming aids 22.2%
Year 4 pupils need swimming aids 25%
Year 5 pupils need swimming aids 0%
Year 6 pupils need swimming aids 0%
Year 3 pupils can swim 10m unaided 77.8%
Year 4 pupils can swim 10m unaided 100%
Year 5 pupils can swim 10m unaided 90%
Year 6 pupils can swim 10m unaided 100%
Year 3 pupils can swim 25m unaided 66.7%
Year 4 pupils can swim 25m unaided 100%
Year 5 pupils can swim 25m unaided 70%
Year 6 pupils can swim 25m unaided 62.5%
62.5% of Year 6 children in March 2020 (COVID19) and leaving St Stephen's to move onto high school in September 2020 could swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of 25 meters using a range of stokes effectively including front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke.
62.5% of Year 6 in March 2020 (COVID19) and leaving St Stephen's to move onto high school in September 2020 could perform safe, self-rescue in different water based situations.