Physical Education

PE Department Policy 2018/2019

PE Kit List

September - October Extra-Curricular Activities

Key Stage 3

Core Physical Education
During year 7, 8 & 9 pupils become more expert in their skills and techniques, and learn how to apply them in different activities. They start to understand what makes an effective performance and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. They learn to take the initiative and make decisions for themselves about what to do to improve performance.

Pupils throughout the years will take part in some or all of the following activities: Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Association Football, Badminton, Gaelic Football, Table Tennis, Dance, Athletics, Cricket, Tennis, Rounders, Swimming, Cross-Country and Health Related Exercise.


Key Stage 4

Core Physical Education

All pupils in year 10 & 11 have 2 hours of core Physical Education each week as part of the National Curriculum requirements.

During Key Stage 4 pupils tackle complex and demanding activities applying their knowledge of skills, techniques and effective performance. Their involvement is mainly focused on acquiring and developing skills, tactics and compositional idea; learn to further evaluate and improve performance; increase their knowledge and understanding of fitness and health.

Pupils will have the opportunity to undertake a variety of roles that best suit them, including performer, coach, choreographer, leader and official. The overall aim is to develop their skills, physical competence and the confidence to get involved in exercise and activity out of school and in later life. During Key Stage 4 pupils will be taught the knowledge, skills and understanding within all of the following activities:
• Dance activities
• Games activities
• Athletic activities
• Outdoor and Adventurous activities



GCSE Physical Education

Content and assessment overview
Pearson Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 GCSE (9-1) in Physical Education

overview PE Components curriculum



Upcoming Events

10 Dec

Year 13 Mock Exams

10 December, 2018 – 20 December, 2018
12 Dec

Year 11 Art Trip Curwen

All Day
18 Dec

Year 7 Art Workshop Animation Nation

All Day
18 Dec

St Mary's Catholic School Advent Service

7:00pm - 9:30pm