Physical Development Foundation

Children are provided with experiences and support which help them to develop in the following ways:


Moving and HandlingTo show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements. To move confidently in a range or ways, safely negotiating space. To handle equipment and tolls effectively, including pencils for writing.

Health and Self CareTo know the importance for good health of physical exercise and a healthy diet and to talk about ways to keep healthy and safe. To manage their own basic hygiene and personal needs successfully, including dressing and going to the toilet independently.

Beyond the EYFS

PE/GamesThe children are introduced to different aspects of fitness including co-ordination, balance, speed and agility.
Through teaching basic games activities the children are taught simple skills and rules and are given their first taste of competition