Physical Education

At Ark, PE forms an important part of the curriculum and incorporates areas such as ball skills, gymnastics, dance, invasion games (football, basketball, netball, handball), striking and fielding games (rounders, cricket), net-and-ball sports (tennis), swimming, wthletics and fitness training. Through these varied sports, children develop their core skills of agility, co-ordination, balance, fitness and teamwork. Competition and individual performance also form part of our commitment to high expectations. We strive to provide a learning experience that will enable all students to achieve beyond their potential and ultimately develop a lifelong passion for sporting participation and physical wellbeing.

We wecome qualified coaches into school to support the teaching of Physical Education and also to prpvide lunchtime and after school activities for children: 6.0 Coaching and Boom Active:


Louis Bradbury

Louis is the director of 6 love sports coaching and is responsible for the expansion of the company from tennis to multi-sports. Louis created 6 love sports coaching in July 2014, with the help of 6 love owner Jack Graham, after returning from the Bahamas, where he co-ordinated sports in an international school for a year. Louis' main role is delivering PE in various primary schools around Hastings. His main focus is to develop children's self esteem and improve inclusion through playing sport.

He has a degree in sports coaching and development, is FA level 2 qualified, rugby level 1 qualified and also tennis level 1 qualified. Along with this, he is first aid qualified and DBS checked.