The Pilgrim School


I have come in order that you might have life - life in all its fullness. (John 10:10)

This is the precept upon which our Pilgrim School is founded. We are committed to enabling each member of our community to flourish.

 Following the role model of Christ, we constantly strive to be His pilgrims:

  forever compassionate, caring and inclusive,

forever trustworthy,

forever aspiring and adventurous,

forever respectful,

forever thankful,

forever us

… forever Pilgrim.


Our Intent

Our Physical Education curriculum at Pilgrim aims to equip children with the tools and skills they need to develop their physical health and well-being. We develop children’s interests and curiosity through a broad and balanced curriculum which covers a variety of sports to engage all, taking in account individual differences. We implement the National Curriculum through both knowledge and skill-based activities and promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Children are given the opportunity to engage in competitive sports and activities in teams, pairs and against themselves; promoting self-esteem, character building and the resilience that comes with both success and failure.  

Our Pilgrim vision supports us in exploring the questions, ‘Who are we?’ and ‘How do we live?’. The Pilgrim PE curriculum enables us to develop a sense of identity and place, reflecting on our school community and our place within it as Pilgrims. We provide children with opportunities to compete in sport which builds character and helps embed our Christian values along with fundamental British values such as tolerance and respect.   



Our Physical Education curriculum builds on the fundamental movement skills of: 

  • Running 
  • Jumping 
  • Coordination 
  • Balance 
  • Agility 
  • Throwing 
  • Catching  

Children are given opportunities to apply their skills and knowledge to different sports within the categories of: 

  • Net and wall  
  • Striking and fielding 
  • Invasion games 

By exposing children to primary rules, fundamental skills and tactical problems associated with each category of sport they become literate in a variety of games and activities and develop an understanding and competency of different skills and tactics. 



The Pilgrim Progress for Physical Education forms the backbone of our assessment, ensuring appropriate coverage and expectation whilst providing personalised learning for individuals. Our Pilgrim Progress spreadsheets are used throughout our lessons by teachers, teaching assistants and sports coaches as a form of recorded assessment, where we review, teach and practice skills and knowledge against our intent statements. 

Other ways we measure the impact of our Physical Education curriculum: 

  • Monitoring of teaching through lesson observations. 
  • PE subject lead attends meetings with other local schools to share practice. 
  • PE Scrapbook monitoring 
  • Pupil voice interviews.   


What does Physical Education look like at Pilgrim


Pilgrim Progress & Physical Education Policy



Our PE Scrapbook is a celebration of PE and Sport at Pilgrim. Each class have a double page spread with photos, comments from children and links to our skill progression document and Pilgrim Progress curriculum.

Take a look below to see what each year group at Pilgrim have learnt in Term 1!



During Term 2, the children in KS2 (years 3-6) took part in the Pilgrim Games. 
They completed 5 activities: speed bounce, bean bag throw, vertical jump, long jump and shuttle runs.

The children took ownership of scoring and timing.

Take a look at some of the photos below:



Working from home this week? No need to worry, Year 6 have created an alternative to the Santa Dash...the Santa Home Workout!

Enjoy the activities and don’t forget to send us lots of pictures!



Take a look at some of our sponsored Santa dash pictures below!