Physical Education

Departmental Staff
Curriculum Leader:Mr B Hauxwell
Assistant Curriculum Leader:Ms L Hudson
Subject Teachers:Mr G DaviesMr J Ross
Mrs V Fuller (p/t)Mr E Whiffin
Mr T JamesMiss E Pitt
Miss P Shine
SLT Line Manager:Mr E Whiffin

Key Stage 3 

At Key Stage 3 students have five lessons each fortnight and are taught in form groups. The main programmes of work in each year of Key Stage 3 are summarised as follows with further details contained in schemes of work: 

Year 7 

  • Games activities including netball, rugby, hockey and badminton. 
  • Gymnastics (travelling) and health related exercise. 
  • Athletics and swimming. 
  • Dance. 

Year 8 

  • Games activities including netball, football, rugby, basketball, hockey and badminton. 
  • Gymnastics (balance) 
  • Health related exercise (circuit training and fitness testing) 
  • Athletics 
  • Tennis, rounders or stoolball and cricket. 
  • Outdoor Adventurous Activities. 

Year 9 

  • Games and activities including netball, football, rugby, hockey, badminton and trampolining. 
  • Gymnastics (vaulting) 
  • Health related exercise including circuit training and endurance activities. 
  • Athletics. 
  • softball or stoolball. 
  • Rounders, cricket and tennis. 

Gifted and talented students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities and to represent the college in individual and team sports.  Further extension projects include exploring rules regulations and scoring systems of different sports and to investigate different jobs / vocations available in the sporting world. At lunchtime and after school, students can attend a variety of PE related sports and activities. 

Key Stage 4 

During Key Stage 4 students follow a structured and balanced course that aims to cater for the interests and need of all students. The aim is to foster positive and enthusiastic participation in a wide of sports and activities. This is a non-examination course. It is, however, a compulsory element of Key Stage 4 under the requirements of the National Curriculum, details can be found here. (see OneDrive Curriculum folder for KS4 Booklet, please place #page=10 at end of link) 

At Key Stage 4 we offer a choice of the following courses: 

Key Stage 5 

At Key Stage 5 we offer a choice of the following courses (please click on the links below to visit the Sixth Form Website):