Mr J Endersby – Curriculum Leader
Miss L Hacking – PE Teacher
Miss A Miles – PE Teacher
Mrs J Pollock – PE Teacher
Mr T Wandless – PE Teacher
Mr S Lisgo – PE Teacher
Miss. E Bentley – Cluster PE Lead
The department offers a wide range of activities that cater for all abilities and ages led by a highly motivated team of staff. From September 2014 the department will be delivering lessons under the new national curriculum. Lessons will challenge students physically, mentally and socially. The team teaching staff support students to lead a healthy active lifestyle and develop their skills, knowledge and understanding of all activities offered.
|Sports Hall||Badminton, Volleyball, Cricket, Dodgeball, Netball, Basketball, 5 a-side Football, Indoor Athletics, Trampolining|
|Fitness Suite||Weight Training, Health and Fitness|
|Table Tennis Room||12 Table Tennis Tables|
|Rear Playground||Netball, Cricket, Athletics, Ball Games, 5 a-side Football, Rounders, Hockey, General Ball Games|
|Playing Fields||Football (Junior and Senior Pitches marked out), Rugby League, Rounders, Softball, coaching grids for skill/athletic development|
New National Curriculum from September 2014
The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all students:
- develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
- are physically active for sustained periods of time
- engage in competitive sports and activities
- lead healthy, active lives.
PE in KS3
Year 7: 4 x 1 hour lessons
Year 8: 4 x 1 hour lessons
Year 9: 3 x 1 hour lessons
Curriculum Time over a 2 week timetable. Students are taught each activity for a block of 6-8 weeks.
In KS3 students will be taught to:
- use a range of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in direct competition through team and individual games (E.g. Netball / Football / Rugby)
- develop their technique and improve their performance in other competitive sports (e.g. Gymnastics / Trampolining)
- analyse their performances compared to previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best
- Through lessons, extra-curricular activities and whole school trips students will also have the opportunity to:
- take part in outdoor and adventurous activities which present intellectual and physical challenges and be encouraged to work in a team, building on trust and developing skills to solve problems, either individually or as a group
- take part in competitive sports and activities outside school through community links or sports clubs.
Curriculum time over a 2 week timetable. Students are taught activities on a half-termly basis.
PE in KS4
Year 10: 2 x 1 hour lessons
Year 11: 2 x 1 hour lessons
- use and develop a variety of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in team and individual games (E.g. Netball / Football / Rugby)
- develop their technique and improve their performance in other competitive sports, [E.g. Trampolining], or other physical activities [E.g. Dance]
- evaluate their performances compared to previous ones and demonstrate improvement across a range of physical activities to achieve their personal best
Through lessons, extra-curricular and whole school trips student will also have the opportunity to:
- take part in further outdoor and adventurous activities in a range of environments which present intellectual and physical challenges and which encourage students to work in a team, building on trust and developing skills to solve problems, either individually or as a group
- continue to take part regularly in competitive sports and activities outside school through community links or sports clubs.
KS4 Examination Pathways
Each pathway course is delivered in 5 lessons over the 2 week timetable. This is in addition to the 2 lessons of core PE in KS4.
Sports Events and Sponsorship
Sponsorship Accounts Manager
Sales within sport for a governing body e.g. The FA
Sports Nutritionist – Sports Science
Sports Psychologist – Sports Science
Sports Physiologist – Sports Science
The department is extremely active in offering a wide range of extra-curricular activities. We are committed to providing students with an enriching experience of playing sport in a competitive environment to enhance their performance. As well as competitive sport the PE department also offers students an opportunity to use our modern fitness suite to improve their fitness, muscular endurance and strength and well as losing weight as part of our commitment to healthy active lifestyles.
All clubs and teams run throughout the academic year. An extra-curricular timetable will be displayed every half-term with what is going on.
Extra-Curricular activities offered: Boys Football, Girls Football, Boys Rugby, Girls Rugby, Netball, Rounders, Basketball, Indoor Athletics, Fitness Club.
The PE department also regularly runs trips to give students an opportunity to experience professional sport or an experience to develop their social, moral and cultural development. Previous trips include Wimbledon, Rugby League Grand Final and World Cup, Tall Ship Experience and St. Georges Park. Plans are also in place to expand our trips to other sporting experiences.
Good effort awards and distributed to one student from each group after every lesson.
Future Career Pathways
- Sports Coaching
- Personal Training / Fitness Instructor
- Sports Management
- Sports Marketing and Public Relations
- Physiotherapy / Masseuse
- Disability and Inclusion within Sport
- Sports Events and Sponsorship
- Sponsorship Accounts Manager
- Events Management
- Sales within sport for a governing body e.g. The FA