Physical Education

Welcome to the PE Department.

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.

Sports Studies comprises of 3 coursework units and 1 examined unit which will be assessed in year 11. 

GCSE PE (AQA exam board) which has a weighting of 40% practical assessment of 60% theory assessment (2x 1 hour 30 minutes exam papers). 

 

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 5 in GCSE PE if they would like to continue the subject at this level.