Merrydale Infant School

Merrydale Infant School

One school, many strengths

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Bumblebees PE days are Wednesdays and Thursday!

Ladybirds PE days are Tuesdays and Fridays!

Butterflies PE days are Mondays and Thursdays!


Make sure you come to school dressed in your PE kit on this day every week.



PE kit

  • Plain black joggers, tracksuit bottoms or leggings
  • A plain white t-shirt or polo shirt.
  • Blue school jumper.
  • A pair of trainers (not plimsols)
  • No jewellery of any kind should be worn on a PE day for safety reasons.


Autumn term PE will consist of:


Real PE

  • Static balances - seated balances.
  • Dynamic balances - jumping and landing.


Real Gym

  • Flight - exploring jumps and leaps.
  • Rotation - exploring rolls and spins


Spring term PE will consist of: 


Real PE

  • Static balances - stance
  • Dynamic balances - on a line
  • Coordination
  • Ball skills
  • Counter balance with a partner
  • Team games- simple defending and attacking tactics



  • Shape theme


Summer term PE will consist of: 

Real PE

  • Static balances - floor work
  • Coordination - sending and receiving
  • agility - ball chasing
  • Counter balance with a partner



  • Sports day activities, running races, obstacle courses, throwing activities …



  • Focus on team games and developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.


Go Noodle and BBC Supermovers are great resources to help children (and adults) stay fit and healthy at home.

School Information

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  • Merrydale Infant School
  • Claydon Road,
  • Leicester,
  • LE5 0PL