The department looks develop the students physically, intellectually and social as part of the national curriculum. Lessons provide students with the opportunity of participating in, and understanding, a variety of physical activities.


The Department also aims to promote the following:

  • Develop a variety of physical skills

  • Learn how to enjoy sporting activities

  • Develop good self-discipline and a sense of pride and self-confidence in themselves and their work

  • Develop an understanding of the benefits of exercise and the importance of physical fitness in the maintenance of good health

  • Solve problems and make decisions

  • Exchange and develop ideas

  • Develop inventive and creative thought

  • Work in different sized groups

  • Compromise and co-operate


Key Stage 3

The Key Stage 3 curriculum provides a range of challenging and meaningful opportunities for students of all abilities. Students will be encouraged to achieve their potential in a caring and supportive environment.                                                                                  


Sports and activities that pupils will have the opportunity to participate in throughout the year:

Football, Basketball, Rugby, Hockey, Table tennis, Dodgeball, Long ball, Curling, Boxing

Pupils will also receive the opportunity to participate in sports and activities off-site, such as:


Swimming, Outdoor Action Adventure, Badminton, Fitness suite/Gym, Frisbee Golf

Key Stage 4


Students continue to develop their skills previously learnt within key stage 3 PE.

They will continue to have the opportunity to participate in a range of sports and activities.


Alongside core PE. Pupils will be able to gain qualifications in the following as option choices:


Sport Leader Award UK


Gateway Level 1 Award In Skills for Sport and Active Leisure


Gateway Level 2 Sport and Active Leisure

Teachers: Mr Murphy, Mr Davis

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