Aughton Junior Academy

Turnshaw Avenue, SHEFFIELD, England, S26 3XQ
Aughton Junior Academy is a primary school for children from ages 4 to 11. We are situated in the South Yorkshire in Rotherham and we are part of the Aston Community Education Trust (ACET).

Within ACET, we are dedicated to providing our children with an exciting and stimulating learning environment. We believe that physical activity (during lessons, play and extra-curricular) is essential when developing the whole child, as a motivating factor for academic learning and in educating pupils for life long healthy living. We strive to deliver outstanding sports provision that engages all pupils in a variety of sports and recreation activities at school and beyond.


The Intent of Physical Education Curriculum at Aughton Academy is to develop PE to ensure that all students, including those with SEND, will learn in a way that is differentiated and personalised to meet their needs.  In doing so all pupils:

  • Are passionate, engaged and enthusiastic about sport and being active, having a keen interest in PE with a willingness to participate eagerly in every lesson and the ability to make informed choices about engaging fully in extracurricular sport.
  • Have the opportunity to experience a balanced and varied curriculum allowing students to participate in a wide variety of activities covering the development of fundamental skills in KS1 and then progressing to sport specific skills in KS2; including, invasion, striking and fielding, aesthetics and athletics sports. 
  • Can swim at least 25 meters before the end of Year 6 and know how to remain safe in and around water.
  • Use sport specific terminology with confidence, building up an extended specialist vocabulary. 
  • Have and maintain high levels physical fitness.
  • Lead a healthy lifestyle which is achieved by eating sensibly, being aware of the dangers of drugs, smoking and alcohol, exercising regularly and understand the importance of mental well-being.
  • Are able to remain physically active for sustained periods of time and have an understanding of the importance of this in promoting long-term health and well-being.
  • Are willing to practice skills in a range of different activities and situations, alone, in small groups and in teams, and to apply these skills in chosen activities to achieve high levels of performance.
  • Take the initiative and become excellent young leaders, organising and officiating, evaluating what needs to be done to improve, and motivating and instilling excellent sporting attitudes in others.
  • Employ imagination and creativity in their techniques, tactics and choreography.
  • Are able to improve their own and others’ performance.
  • Can work independently for extended periods of time without the need for guidance or support.
  • Have a sound understanding of different sports, their origins, including British and  world-wide sporting role models. 
  • Are prepared  to transition from KS1 to KS2 and then KS2 to KS3 with the skills, knowledge, self-esteem and character to excel in KS2. 
  • Attitudes and the ability to make informed choices about engaging fully in extracurricular sport. 

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Aughton Junior Academy achieved Gold award in the most recent year School Games Mark was awarded.

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