Pupils have two hours of PE timetabled per week through which we develop the six areas of activity as set out in the National Curriculum – Dance, Games, Gymnastic, Athletics, Outdoor and Adventurous activities and Swimming. Children are given the opportunity to swim during KS2 and we aim for all pupils leaving the school to be able to swim at least 25m. Sports taught include football, tag rugby, netball, basket ball, kwik cricket and short tennis, as well as athletics. All pupils take part in a range of tournaments and sports festivals both within school, between year groups and with other schools.
At Crumpsall Lane we are thinking about Healthy Eating. In particular we want the children's packed lunches to be more balanced and healthy. Due to the high rates of obesity, tooth decay and poor health in Crumpsall and North Manchester, we are encouraging our parents and children to think about what they are eating on a daily basis. Children need to have different types of foods in their packed lunches such as protein, carbohydrates and fruit and vegetables. We hope that parents will fully support us in this important matter and will be sending information home and asking for parental and pupil voice.