The Physical Education department consists of 4 full time teachers. We have a good range of facilities including sports hall, gym, fitness suite, 4 court indoor tennis centre, 3G Astroturf and extensive fields.
We believe in designing our curriculum to suit students in order that their Physical Education lessons are enjoyable and promote a healthy and active lifestyle. In years 7 & 8 we cover a broad and balanced curriculum so all our students have a taste of a wide range of sports. We encourage students to develop their, leadership and social skills through their physical education lessons.
Students are introduced to key concepts in health and fitness along with an introduction to muscular and skeletal systems linked to the KS4 curriculum.
The department offer a wide range of extracurricular activities and fixtures for students to participate in, entering local, regional and national competitions.
The BTEC Level 1/2 First Award in Sport is a practical, work-related course. Students learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. Each unit is introduced and delivered with a clear set of deadlines for all work to be submitted.
Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Sport Unit Mandatory units:
Fitness for Sport and Exercise External 30 hours
Practical Performance in Sport Internal 30 hours
Applying the Principles of Personal Training Internal Synoptic 30 hours
Optional specialist units:
The Mind and Sports Performance Internal 30 hours
The Sports Performer in Action Internal 30 hours
Leading Sports Activities Internal 30 hours
Learners must complete the three core units (Unit 1 is an online exam) and one choice of optional specialist units.