Miss Edwards Head of Physical Education

Mr Adegun

Teacher Head of Goddard House

Mr Grantham-Hill


Mr Hancock

Teacher and Duke of Edinburgh Coordinator

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Sports Studied:

Boys Girls
Badminton Trampolining 
Football Basketball
Table Tennis Table Tennis
Athletics Athletics
Cricket/Tennis Rounders/Tennis

Students should be able to:

  • Lead their own warm-ups (pulse raiser and stretches), making these relevant to the sporting activity they are preparing for
  • Assess their own and others performance of more advanced skills
  • Referee using the rules learned & hand signals used
  • Plan and implement their own drills and conditioned practices
  • Plan and implement tactics for set plays in competititve situations
  • Knowledge of more complex muscles in the arms and legs (Deltoids, Biceps, Triceps, Hip flexors, Glutes, Adductors, Abductors, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, Gastrocnemius, Solelus)


Key Stage 4

Core PE

All students will continue to have a double period of 100 minutes each week whereby they have a choice of four sports each half term. Students will begin to take on a greater role in their learning with the main focus to promote lifetime participation in sports/physical activity and to encourage a healthy lifestyle.


Please click below to view what is covered in each year group.


Year 10

Boys Girls
Basketball Trampolining
Trampolining Basketball
Handball Badminton
Table Tennis Bench Ball
Athletics Athletics
Softball Rounders
Table Tennis  

Year 11

Boys Girls
Badminton Badminton
Football Bench Ball
Handball Table Tennis
Cricket Rounders
Softball Trampolining
  Bench Ball

Key Stage 4 Overview


Course: GCSE PE

Exam board: AQA


Students will have 3 periods a week for GCSE PE, one double period and a single period. They will also continue to have their double period of core PE each week.


Career opportunities:


The content of the GCSE PE is to provide an in depth knowledge of not only practical performance and physical fitness but also the sports sciences. This allows students to look at human biology as well as the biomechanics. Giving students a wealth of knowledge, this could lead them to further studies such as A-levels or BTEC’s in these areas, leading to many career paths such as:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Sports massage
  • Sports psychology
  • Coach/teacher
  • Sports official



  What is assessed  How its assessed Percentage of overall GCSE
Paper 1

The human body and movement in physical activity and sport:

  • Applied anatomy and physiology
  • Movement analysis
  • Physical training Use of data 

Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes


78 marks

Paper 2

Socio-cultural influences and well-being in physical activity in sport:

  • Sports psychology 
  • Socio-cultural influences
  • Health, fitness and well-being
  • Use of data

Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes


78 marks

Practical Practical performance in three different physical activities in the role of player/performer (one in a team activity, one in an individual activity and a third in either a team or in an individual activity). Assessed by teachers · Moderated by AQA 30%
Coursework Analysis and evaluation of performance to bring about improvement in one activity. Students will be assessed on their analysis of performance to bring about improvement in one activity. 10%

Course: BTEC Level 2 Award in Sport

Exam board: Edexcel


Students will have 3 periods a week for BTEC PE, one double period and a single period. They will also continue to have their double period of core PE each week.


Career Opportunities:


The content of this BTEC Sport specification is designed to enable students to get a thorough knowledge of sports with a focus on not only practical performance but also other areas that lend themselves well to a wealth of career paths in the sporting industry such as:

Unit Career Paths

Personal trainer, coach, teacher, physiotherapist, reporter

2 Official/referee, sportsman/woman, commentator, lifeguard
5 Personal trainer, coach, instructor
6 Coaching, teaching, organiser, referee or official

It also provides a route to further study, such as; A level, level 3 BTEC, Further and Higher Education in PE and sports.




  What is assessed How it is assessed Percentage of overall BTEC
Unit 1

Fitness for sport and exercise:

  • Components of fitness
  • Principles of training
  • Fitness training methods
  • Fitness testing
  • Data analysis
  • Onscreen exam 50 marks
Unit 2

Practical sports performance:

  • Rules and regulations
  • Scoring systems
  • Practically demonstrate skills, technique and tactics in selected sports
  • Review of personal performance
  • Written coursework
  • Video evidence demonstrating skills, techniques and tactics in two sports.
  • Number of pieces of coursework: three
Unit 5

Training for personal fitness:

  • Design and implement a personal training programme
  • Review personal training programme
  • Exercise adherence factors
  • Strategies for continued training success
  • Written coursework
  • Video evidence of completing training programme
  • Number of pieces of coursework: three
Unit 6

Leading sports activities:

  • Attributes associated with successful leadership
  • Plan and lead two sports sessions
  • Review the planning and leading of sports activities
  • Written coursework
  • Video evidence of leading sports sessions
  • Number of pieces of coursework: 3