Physical Education

Departmental Staff
Curriculum Leader Mr B Hauxwell  
Asst Curriculum Leader Ms L Hudson  
Subject Teachers Mr G Davies
Mrs V Fuller
Mr T James

Miss H Roberts
Mr J Ross
Mr E Whiffin

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.

Download Scheme of Work - Year 7

  • 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.

Download Scheme of Work – Year 8

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.

Download Scheme of Work – Year 9

Gifted and talented students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities and to represent the college in individual and teams 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.

Physical Education KS4

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.
We also offer the opportunity to study the AQA GCSE in Physical Education as well as the BTEC Sport Award (Level 2).
Please refer to the ‘Key Stage 4 Courses Booklet‘ for further details.

Physical Education KS5

At Key Stage 5 we offer a choice between the Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (equivalent to a single A Level) and the Level 3 BTEC Diploma (equivalent to two A Levels) in Sport (development, coaching and fitness).
We are also able to offer the AS and A2 course in Physical Education.
Please refer to the ‘Sixth Form website for details‘ for further details.