Locks Heath Infant School

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Physical development

Physical Development


Children are encouraged to be active and interactive, and to develop their coordination, control and movement. They are helped to understand the importance of physical activity, and to make healthy choices in relation to food.


The Early Years have a structured outdoor play area with a wide range of resources including a trim trail, ‘big toys’ and fenced area for ball games. The children have daily access to this area. In addition to this each class has a weekly PE session in the hall where the children have the opportunity to use the large apparatus.


Children use indoor and outdoor opportunities to learn to move in space with confidence, imagination and safety.


Children learn to use a range of large and small equipment, including pencils, scissors, bats and balls, safely and with control.


They join the rest of the school for an annual competitive sports day.