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Welcome to the PE Department

PE Department Vision

Core PE Vision

Delivering world-class learning, which inspires students to pursue a lifelong, healthy, active lifestyle in sport.


Enrichment Vision

Providing outstanding opportunities for students to participate in physical activity; whilst developing the sports stars of the future.

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PE Curriculum

KS3 Curriculum

Year 7 and 8 are following a programme of study which works on the skills needed to successfully complete the KS4 courses. This mastery of skills means that students will be able to embed the skills needed for success at KS4.

Students develop the following skills across a variety of different sports

·         Practical skills performance

·         Tactics and strategies

·         Evaluating and Improving Performance

·         Physical Wellbeing and Fitness


KS4 Core Curriculum

Year 9, 10 and 11 follow a core PE curriculum where the aim is to inspire students to pursue a lifelong, healthy, active lifestyle in sport. Students participate in wide range of sports outlined below;

·         Football

·         Rugby League

·         Rugby Union

·         Netball

·         Handball

·         Badminton

·         Trampoline

·         Basketball

·         Parkour

·         Rounders

·         Fitness

·         Tchoukball

·         Gymnastics

·         Table Tennis

·         Athletics


·         Baseball

·         Tennis

·         Cricket

·         Hockey

·         Outdoor Adventurous             Activities

KS4 Examination Curriculum

Students have the option to study Sport for a formal qualification as well as the lessons they get for core PE. Our aim is to deliver outstanding outcomes that allow students to become the employees of choice in the sports industry.


Students currently study for a qualification in BTEC Sport. Students are assessed through coursework tasks that required students to have a broad range of knowledge of different sports rules, official in a variety of sports and to be able to assess and review their own performance.  Students also become personal trainers where they design their own personal exercise plan, investigate exercise adherence and review how effective their training programme was. Students also look at a more scientific view of how the body reacts to exercise and the energy systems within the human body. As well as coursework assessments, the students also sit an exam which looks at fitness and exercise. Students are required to have a firm understanding of a variety of training methods, fitness tests and components of fitness that they can apply to different sporting contexts’.

How do we assess students in PE?

Each year group will be assessed according to the whole school assessment calendar.

  • Year 7 and 8 are assessed practically and through theory booklets across the four assessment foci
  • Year 9, 10 and 11 complete past papers and coursework tasks as their assessment. 

Examination Information

Unit Title




Unit 1: Fitness for Sport and Exercise

15th February 2017



Homework Expectations

All year 7 and 8 students have a bespoke homework booklet that has tasks which aim to develop students’; knowledge of rules for a vast range of sports, tactics used in different sports, and the ability of students to analyse performance

Year 9, 10 and 11 are given flipped learning homework weekly which allows students to independently research work that they will be learning in upcoming lessons. This gives students the opportunity to go into greater depth within lesson time and develop and build on the knowledge they acquired during the homework.

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Head of Boys PE

Mr A Moore

01482 879967 Ext: 235


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