Subject: Physical Education
Subject Overview:

The purpose of physical education lessons is to ensure that all students are fit, healthy, happy and enjoy participating in physical activity. All students will develop practical skills in a range of activities, leadership skills and personal skills to provide them with the key characteristics required to ensure they all reach their full potential in life.

In Core PE, students will participate in two practical lessons a week in years 7-11. Learners will cover a wide range of sports and activities throughout a year, changing activity every four weeks.

Once opted for PE, students will study BTEC Tech Award in Sport, which will cover a variety of topics across 3 components. Two of which are assessed through coursework and the third a written exam.


Year 7 Football, Trampoline, Table Tennis, Tennis, Cricket, Athletics, E Skills, Rugby, Fitness, Netball, Dance
Year 8 Hockey, Trampoline, Table Tennis, Cricket, Softball, Athletics, Football, Rugby, Fitness, Netball, Dance
Year 9 Basketball, Trampoline, Football, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Athletics, Rugby, Fitness, Netball, Dance
Year 10 Boys Pathway

Football, Trampoline, Table Tennis, Tennis, Cricket, Softball, Rugby, Fitness, Basketball

Girls Pathway

Choice of Creative pathway or Games pathway. Creative includes: E Skills, Dodgeball, Dance, Trampoline, Modern Fitness, Rounders, Leadership, Tennis, Fitness Games includes: Football, Netball, Rounders, Cricket, Fitness, Leadership, E Skills, Dodgeball, Tag Rugby

Year 11 Football, Trampoline, Table Tennis, Striking and Fielding, Rugby, Fitness, Basketball Choice of Creative pathway or Games pathway. Creative includes: E Skills, Dodgeball, Dance, Trampoline, Modern Fitness, Leadership, Fitness Games includes: football, netball, fitness, leadership, e skills, dodgeball, tag rugby
Key Stage 4 Option
Content: Year 10: Year 11:
Autumn Term 1: Components / Testing / Methods / Principles Use of Technology and Limitations
Autumn Term 2: Principles / Training Programmes and Types of Session Attributes of a Leader
Spring Term 1: Nutrition Benefits to Exercise
Spring Term 2: Sports Psychology Methods of Delivery / Success
Summer Term 1: Structure and Function of Body Systems Methods of Reviewing
Summer Term 2: Common Injuries
Revision Links for BTEC Course:

N/A, however, your child will be given a variety of materials to help them revise for the online exam.

How can parents support their child’s progress in this subject?

1. Encouraging learners to participate in physical activity during core PE and extra-curricular activities.
2. Encourage learners to join local sports clubs to further develop their skills
3. Ensure option learners have completed coursework and attend catch up and revision sessions

Extra-Curricular Activities:

1. Clubs take place from 3pm daily.
2. A variety of fixtures take place weekly for all year groups and students.
3. Lunchtime activities are available daily
Extracurricular activities include but are not limited to the following:
Football, Rugby Union & Rugby League, Basketball, Netball, Trampoline, Dance, Fitness, Rounders, Cricket and Table Tennis.

Additional Information:

If you have a question about the PE curriculum you can use the form below to contact the PE department.