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
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.
1. Clubs take place from 3pm daily.
If you have a question about the PE curriculum you can use the form below to contact the PE department.