Curriculum

Physical Education

Physical Education is taught within form groups and ability sets in all years.  The department focuses on improving a student’s personal best while maintaining a balanced and active healthy lifestyle.

Key Stage 3: Years 7-9

Students follow a broad range of different activities throughout the year.  In Years 7, 8 and 9 they have 1 hour of Physical Education a week and 2 hours of Games off-site predominantly at our extensive sports fields on Sandy Lane.  Both sessions follow a 6 week rota system.

Term Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Physical Education Gymnastics, Table Tennis, Dance and  Fitness Gymnastics, Table Tennis, Dance and  Fitness Gymnastics, Table Tennis, Dance and  Fitness Tennis and Rounders
Games Hockey, Netball and X-County Hockey, Netball and X-Country Hockey,  Netball and X-Country Athletics, Tennis and Rounders

Key Stage 4:  GCSE

All students may take GCSE Physical Education as an option at the start of Year 10.  They will follow the AQA Specification and work towards attaining their four highest scoring activities (from a range completed throughout the course) and undertaking a controlled assessment task on improving their own or another students sporting performance.

In Year 10 all students receive a three hour block of Physical Education and Games per fortnight.

Term Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Physical Education Badminton, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Fitness Suite Badminton, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Fitness Suite Badminton, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Fitness Suite Tennis and Rounders
Games Hockey, Netball and X-County Hockey, Netball and X-Country Hockey,  Netball, Tag Rugby and Football Athletics, Tennis and Rounders

In Year 11 all Students receive two and a half hours of Physical Education and Sport over a fortnight they get to choose their own activities in 7 week blocks

Term Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Physical Education Fitness Suite, Zumba, Canoeing Indoor Football, Badminton, Volleyball, Table Tennis and Fitness Suite Indoor Football, Badminton, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Running  and Fitness Suite Tennis, Athletics and Rounders

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Over 20 clubs and practices run on a weekly and fortnightly basis across all year groups.  All students are welcome to attend to gain a place on a sports team or to improve their own personal skills.
  • Fixtures take place both during the school day, afterschool and on some Saturday and Sunday mornings

Clubs on offer during lunchtimes:

  • Badminton
  • Netball
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • X-Country
  • Rounders
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis

Team Practices after school:

  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Badminton
  • Swimming
  • Rounders
  • Tennis
  • Athletics