Physical Education at Nelson is an important and integral part of the children’s development within the structure of the National Curriculum.
A full range of physical activities takes place, including games and gymnastics, dance and athletics, outdoor and adventurous pursuits. We aim to promote a healthy lifestyle through the enjoyment of physical exercise, nurturing the ethos of fair play and team spirit, always teaching safe practice and good use of sports apparatus. Nelson is lucky in having a large playing field. During the year, specialist teachers from various sporting associations coach the children in football, cricket and table-tennis. These, together with after-school clubs each term and a full calendar of sporting fixtures within the borough, ensure that Nelson children can develop their physical skills to the full.