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Physical Education


Subject Overview:

Physical Education is predominantly a practical based subject. Year 8 and 9 pupils get more than 2 hours per week with senior school receiving just over 1 hour.

Key Stage 3 Programmes of Study:

In Key Stage 3 students will study basketball, dance, football, hockey, netball, judo, table tennis, badminton, athletics, rugby, fitness training, boxercise and cross country.

Key Stage 4 Qualification Courses and Programmes of Study:

In Key Stage 4 throughout years 11 and 12 students can choose to/will study BTEC Sport Level 1/2 as an academic pathway. At vocational level pupils will be offered Occupational Studies sport which if passed is equivalent to a C at GCSE.

Key Stage 5 Qualification Courses and Programmes of Study:

In Key Stage 5 students can study BTEC Sport Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma worth the same UCAS points as an A Level. The programmes of study will be anatomy and physiology, risk assessment, fitness training and programming, Fitness testing, a work experience unit, outdoor and adventurous, and sports nutrition.



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