Based in the Jonathan Fox Sports Hub
Head of PE
Head of House & Teacher of PE
Teacher of PE
Teacher of PE
Teacher of PE
Key Stage Three
At KS3 pupils are taught the Key Processes of PE. These are:
- Developing Skills
- Making and Applying Decisions
- Developing Physical and Mental Capacity
- Evaluating and Improving
- Making informed choices about healthy and active lifestyles
These key processes are delivered during the core PE lessons, through the following activities:
- Health related fitness
- Problem solving
Key Stage Four
At KS4 pupils can opt to extend their core PE by studying for:
The Junior Sports Leaders Award: This award is a nationally recognised award that helps young people over the age of 14 develop their leadership skills. Core values of the award are:
- Developing leadership – teaching people the ability to organise activities, to lead, motivate and communicate with groups.
- Developing skills for life – helping people reach their true potential.
- Providing a stepping stone to employment – offering a qualification to get started.
- Encouraging volunteering in communities – motivating others to organise safe sporting activities in their communities.
- Reducing youth crime – keeping young people engaged in positive activities.
- Supporting more active, healthier communities – by providing Sports leaders to organise a range of physical activity sessions.
GCSE PE: This course builds on the areas covered in KS3 and develops them, with pupils being assessed on their practical ability, analysis of performance and leadership skills. Pupils will also study individual differences, health, fitness and training, physiology and making informed decisions about a lifetime of healthy and active participation.
BTEC Sport: Sport and leisure is a growing industry, with opportunities in practical areas such as coaching, instructing and leading outdoor and adventure activities, as well as in facility management and administration. The BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Sport is designed to introduce learners to working in the sector or prepare them for further study, such as a BTEC National qualification or an appropriate NVQ.
Clubs and Trips
The PE department run a comprehensive selection of sports teams and clubs that alter throughout the year according to the playing seasons. The school competes in local, county and national competitions and produce competitive teams in most sports. To supplement their sports diet the PE department run sporting trips to events that have included:
- Bath Rugby Club
- Saracens Rugby Club
- Watford Football Club
- West Brom Football Club
- The Rugby Premiership Final
- The Ballet Boys