Physical Education

Welcome to the PE Department.

Curriculum Leader:  Miss C Hugo
Assistant Headteacher / Safeguarding Officer: Mr T Smith
Progress Leader Year 10 and Year 11:  Mr N Pritchard
Lead Teacher of Dance:  Mrs K Wilson
Classroom Teacher:   Miss E Wells
Classroom Teacher: Mrs R Harman
Classroom Teacher (PE and Dance): Ms J Emery
Director of the Football Academy: Mr C Jones
Assistant Directorof the Academy: Mr D Altendorff


Physical Education is a compulsory subjects from Years 7 through to 11, During KS4 pupils can choose to study GCSE PE or Sports Studies as an option. We also offer Level 3 Sport Studies in our Sixth Form.


Subject Overview

Years 7 and 8

Throughout these first two years we look to embed core skills, knowledge of rules and tactics for a variety of sports covering a wide range of activities including games, aesthetic, and fitness based lessons.


Years 9 to 11

From Year 9 all students will continue to have a core PE lesson each week which will focus on continuing participation and offering a variety of activities that pupils may not have experienced in the past.Students also have the option to choose GCSE PE or Sport Studies.

Exams for GCSE PE and Sports studies will take place during year 11. Sports Studies comprises of 3 coursework units and 1 examined unit.


Years 12 and 13

We offer Level 3 Sports Studies in the sixth form and follow the OCR Cambridge Technical syllabus. Due to the demands of the subject, we recommend that students achieve at least a Grade C in GCSE PE if they would like to continue the subject at this level.