What skills are gained from studying the subject?
Cognitive - or intellectual skills that require thought processes
Perceptual - interpretation of presented information
Motor - movement and muscle control
Perceptual motor - involve the thought, interpretation and movement skills
What careers could it lead into?
Physical Education Teacher
School Sports Co-ordinator
Sport Development officer
Leisure centre manager/worker
What trips/visits are available to students?
Hagg Farm –
As Physical Education hill walking trip to the Peak District
What courses are offered at KS4 and KS5? How are they assessed?
Key stage 4 –
BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport – 100% coursework (equivalent to 2 GCSEs)
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Sport - 100% coursework (equivalent to 4 GCSEs)
Key stage 5 –
As PE – 60% theory and 40% practical
A2 PE - 60% theory and 40% practical
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (equivalent to 2 A-Levels) - 100% coursework
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (equivalent to 2 A-Levels) – 100% coursework
What extra curricular opportunities are there?
See the extra curricular timetable.
What provision is there for SEN/Gifted and Talented students?
Gifted and talented trips to universities and other sports venues
Please note that the PE staff cannot be responsible for mobile phones while they are left in the department.