PE: Physical Education

Mr A. Ingham – Subject Lead PE

Compelling Learning in PE

Within the PE, pupils demonstrate an enthusiasm for sport/physical activity as they understand the wide ranging benefits. Pupils are provided with opportunities to develop the competence and confidence needed to excel in a range of sports/activities. Pupils work collaboratively to develop their own and others performances. Teamwork is evident throughout. Pupils demonstrate intrinsic motivation to improve their performance. The success, commitment and effort of pupils is celebrated. Our learning experience develops and celebrates leaders/role models.


Level 1/Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sports Studies

At KS4, pupils are offered the opportunity to study OCR Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sports Studies.

Within the Sports Studies qualification, pupils have the opportunity to…

  • Develop their understanding of contemporary issues in sport, including; why people do or do not participate in sport, the promotion of ethics and values, the impact/roles of National Governing Bodies & high profile events, as well as how technology is used within sport
  • Develop skills as a performer in two different sporting activities and learn how to lead sporting activity sessions
  • Explore the relationship that media has with sport and understand how linked they are.


KS4 – Core PE

Our KS4 Core PE curriculum is designed to inspire pupils to engage in lifelong participation of sport/physical activity. It allows pupils to develop the competence and confidence to excel and compete in a range of sports/activities. We ensure pupils understand the long-term health benefits of sport/physical activity so that pupils make informed decisions about how to develop their health and fitness.

Pupils have the opportunity to participate in Badminton, Football, Rugby, Netball, Trampolining, Cross Country Running, Basketball, Rounders, Athletics and Cricket.

Cultural Opportunities

The faculty offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, such as Football, Netball, Cricket, Rounders, Cross Country, Badminton, Basketball, Handball, Boxing, Golf and Trampolining. We also offer enrichment in Health Related activities through the use of our Fitness Suite.

Curriculum Maps
Expert Assessment

Key Stage 3 – for each unit of work pupils will complete a practical expert assessment which assesses key skills related to each activity area. Pupils are also assessed in their ability to use tactics/strategies in conditioned and opposed game play.