The PE department delivers a challenging yet enjoyable curriculum across a wide range of sports. There are also numerous sporting opportunities available after school where pupils can attend one of the team practices or attend clubs for enjoyment. Each break and dinnertime the sports hall or astroturf is opened to provide extra opportunities to participate in physical activity.
The aim of the department is to enthuse as many pupils as possible to gain enjoyment from Physical Education and Sport with the hope that pupils will continue participating in sporting activities after leaving School. To enable this PE staff strive to deliver outstanding lessons on a regular basis. Staff also aim to remain at the forefront of developments In PE and introduce new initiatives effectively.
During recent OFSTED inspections and a major department review all lessons observed graded Teaching and Learning as at least good with the majority of lessons outstanding. In 7 out of the last 8 years A*-C GCSE pass rates have been at 100% with 50% of pupils gaining A*/A grades. The aim for examination groups is to gain a 100% pass rate through a personalised curriculum, early intervention and monitoring. The School has various Sports kitemarks including the School Games Mark at Gold award level.
Pupils are encouraged within lessons to progress at the Minimum Acceptable Level with many encouraged to aim for Challenge Levels. The department aims for high numbers of pupils to attend extra curricula clubs and opt for the GCSE PE course in the year 9 options choices as well as gaining leadership experience.
The department is supported in its aims with excellent facilities which include a 6 badminton court sportshall, two astroturf pitches, dance studio, fitness suite, outdoor basketball and netball courts and grass pitches.
The department aims to celebrate successes and develop positive working relationships with pupils. The department aims to make PE enjoyable for all pupils and staff through lessons, extra curricula sessions and trips abroad.
Subject Key Aims
Engage pupils in Physical Activity
Develop pupils’ skills in a range of sports
Increase knowledge of a healthy active lifestyle
Give pupils the skills to be fit for life
Provide pupils with a range of extra-curricular activities and competitive sports opportunities
Aerobic And Anaerobic Activity
Analysis Of Performance
Anatomy And Physiology Of Bones And Joints
Comparing Two Types Of Training Session
Different Ways That Muscles Contract
Different Ways To Train
Drugs In Sport
GCSE Theory Guidelines
Health And Exercise
Immediate Effects Of Exercise
Muscular Strength And Muscular Endurance
Practical Activities And Analysis Of Performance
Practical Grading Criteria
Reasons For Taking Part In Physical Activity
Rugby League 3-4
Rugby League 5-6
Rugby League 7-8
Safety Aspects Of Physical Education
The Composition Of Blood
The Principles Of Training Part 1
The Principles Of Training Part 2
The Respiratory System
Warm Up Main Activity And Cool Down
What Does It Take To Be A Champion In Sport
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Respiration And Circulation