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Welcome to the Physical Education Department

Physical Education is taught by a team of specialist teachers who oversee development in all of the curriculum areas.

From September 2007 the PE Department has led the school in the development of the new Key Stage 3 Curriculum. Students have been working towards the curriculum aims for all young people to become:

  • Successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve
  • Confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives
  • Responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society.

Staff:

  • Mrs E Wilson
  • Miss J Norman
  • Mr J Harvey
  • Mr L Wilson
  • Mr R Wilson

Key Stage 3

Course title: Physical Education

Course Overview: This is a compulsory subject in the curriculum where students will take part in a variety of different practical lessons over the two years.

Key Areas Of Study: We offer lessons which cover all aspects of the National Curriculum including:

  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Team sports (incl. football, basketball, rugby, netball, hockey, volleyball)
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Cricket

Course Length: 2 years

Progression to: BTEC level 1&2 TECH award in sport, activity and fitness.

Extra-Curricular Activities: Extra curricular clubs run every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

We offer a range of sports throughout the year for all year groups.

Facilities: Sports hall, fitness suite, ICT suite, tennis courts, astroturf, extensive field space.


Key Stage 4

Course title: Level 1 and 2 BTEC TECH Award in Sport, activity and fitness.

Course Overview: This is a 3 year course where they complete 3 components:

Key Areas Of Study:

  • Component 1- Understanding the body and the supporting technology for sport and activity
  • Components 2 -  principles of training nutrition and psychology for sport and activity 
  • Component 3 -  applying the principles of sport and activity 

Assessment:  One task written and marked by persons one assignment and one external assessment 

Course Length: 3 years

Progression to: Level 3 BTEC in sport

Extra-Curricular Activities: Students are encouraged to take part in as many extra curricular activities as possible. As a BTEC student, we would expect the students to represent the school in at least one sport

Facilities: Sports hall, fitness suite, ICT suite, tennis courts, astroturf, extensive field space


Key Stage 5

Course title:  BTEC national extended certificate in sport 

Course Overview: This is a two year course which cover a wide range of units. Students will gain a wide range of knowledge in a variety of different aspects of sport

Key Areas Of Study:

  • Unit 1-  anatomy and physiology
  • Unit 2-  fitness training and programming for health, sport and well-being 
  • Unit 3-  professional development in the sports industry 
  • Unit 7 -  practical sports performance 

Assessment:  1 exam, 1 task written and marked by Pearson, 2 assignments 

Course Length: 2 years

Progression to: University- sport course

Extra-Curricular Activities: Students are encouraged to help out with any primary event through a leadership capacity.

We have football teams for both males and females

Trips: Trip to stadiums, OAA activities, UCFB

Facilities: Sports hall, fitness suite, ICT suite, tennis courts, astroturf, extensive field space

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