As Physical Education is a national curriculum subject, pupils with SEND have the same entitlement to be taught the curriculum content as any other pupils. We have an obligation to ensure that there are no barriers to pupils’ attainment, and that specialist equipment and different approaches are provided where these are needed.
Our curriculum is ambitious and designed to give all learners, particularly the most disadvantaged and those with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) or high needs, the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in life. This helps to develop a lifelong participation in health whilst developing the whole child. Through our schemes of work Real PE and the PE HUB resources are readily available for teachers to use and incorporate into their planning.
To make physical education lessons inclusive, teachers anticipate what barriers to taking part and learning particular activities, lessons or a series of lessons may pose for pupils with particular SEN and/or disabilities.
To overcome potential barriers to learning in physical education, some pupils may require:
PE resources to support in-school and remote learning for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) can be found by following the link below: