Our aim in PE is to develop a lifelong love of sport and physical activity and to foster a healthy and active lifestyle. Through PE we teach the key skills of co-operation, leadership, team spirit, perseverance, competition, friendship, creativity, communication, confidence and respect for others, as well as the technical and tactical elements of the full range of sports.
What will students study?
Students take part in a range of activities and sports at Key Stage 3, such as: netball, football, rugby, softball, handball, lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, dance, gymnastics, rounders, athletics, cricket, fitness, table tennis and tennis.
We have opportunities to use local facilities such as Gosling Sports Park and Stanborough Lakes.
As part of core PE in Years 9,10 and 11, students can choose to follow any of the following routes.
GCSE PE: controlled practical assessment contributes 40% and written examination is 60% of the final edexcel award.
Level 2 BTEC in Sport: controlled assessment contributes 75% of written and practical coursework and the exam is 25% of the final edexcel award.
A Level PE (Edexcel exam board): 30% practical coursework and 70% written exam.
Community Sports Leaders Award (CSLA) and Higher Sports Leaders Award (HSLA) are on offer as part of the enrichment programme.