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How much P.E. in year 1?

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sailorsgal Tue 13-Sep-11 09:40:20

Is an hour a week enough? Ds's timetable is one hour one week then 2 hours the following week, one of these sessions is swimming.

Just wondered what other schools offered. smile

CocktailQueen Tue 13-Sep-11 09:48:48

2 sessions a week here - 45 mins each - but also 2 outdoor playtimes each day!

bigbadwolf Tue 13-Sep-11 09:58:26

Three sessions a week here - 45 minutes each I think. Plus lots of sporty after school clubs.

TheNationalTruss Tue 13-Sep-11 10:00:21

DD is in reception so a year younger but she does 2 x 45 minute PE sessions a week, plus swimming once a week and then outdoor play at least twice a day.

She's shattered. grin

sailorsgal Tue 13-Sep-11 10:03:08

This is on the timetable? not counting outside activites.

redskyatnight Tue 13-Sep-11 11:23:09

DD has 2 sessions a week - 1 is meant to be indoors and 1 outdoors, but they tend to do mainly indoors if it is cold outside. I'd like to see more, but there is so much else in the timetable I can't see where it would fit.

My niece goes to a private school (DD is state) and she does sport every day - but this is only achieved by an having an extra 50 minutes on the day - think I'd rather have the shorter school day and do "active things" out of school.

redskyatnight Tue 13-Sep-11 11:24:16

Oh and in Y1 I still get the impression that the bulk of the lesson is changing into PE stuff and then changing back grin

CMOTdibbler Tue 13-Sep-11 11:26:20

ds has an hour of games, and 45 mins of PE a week.

elphabadefiesgravity Tue 13-Sep-11 11:27:28

In year 1 it was one 45 min session of PE per week an 1 double session of swimming per fortnight

Now ds is year 3 it is PE once week, games once a week and swimming once a week.

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

2 hours of PE is compulsary a week.

mrz Tue 13-Sep-11 20:08:19

2 hours PE is a target not compulsory

livinonaprayer Tue 13-Sep-11 20:16:06

DC get one session of indoor and one session of outdoor (approx 45 mins each) a week in ks2 and the same plus a music and movement type session in ks1. Plus they have a block of swimming at some point!

I stand corrected mrz, always been told it is compulsary. Maybe I have worked in schools which consider it so?!

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