Welcome to the PE Department

The PE department at St. Peter’s provides a high-quality P.E curriculum which enables all pupils to enjoy and succeed in many kinds of physical activity. Pupils learn to reflect on their own and others performances and find ways to improve them. They develop the confidence to take part in different physical activities and learn about the value of healthy, active lifestyles. PE helps pupils develop personally and socially as they work in groups and teams, Pupils have the opportunity to take on different roles and responsibilities, including leadership, coaching and officiating. Through the range of experiences that PE offers, they learn how to be effective in competitive, creative and challenging situations.

 

National Curriculum Aims

  • To develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
  • Ensure pupils are physically active for sustained periods of time
  • To engage pupils  in competitive sports and activities
  • To work to ensure pupils lead healthy, active lives.

 

CORE PHYSICAL EDUCATION

At Key Stage 3 pupils in Year 7 & 8 have 2 X 50 minute lessons a week and in Year 9 they have 4 X 50 minute lessons a week. Pupils take part in games, gymnastics, athletics and health and fitness activities. Pupils will have their individual PE timetable in their journal.

At Key Stage 4 all pupils continue to study PE and have 2 X 50 minute lessons per week.  Pupils take part in games, gymnastics, athletics and health and fitness activities. They also experience new and exciting activities such as self-defence, boxercise, exercise classes and they an also follow leadership courses and attend sessions at a local fitness club.

PE is also offered as an option subject. Pupils can opt to follow PE at GCSE Level. Year 10 pupils are following the new OCR 2016 syllabus (www.ocr.org.uk/physicaleducation) and in Year 11 pupils are following the Edexcel syllabus. P.E. results are consistently excellent well above the National Average.

 

GCSE RESULTS

2016

96% of all pupils achieved A*-C.

35% of our pupils got an A* or A,

73% of pupils gained A* – B.

 

2015

98% of all pupils achieved A*-C

48% of our pupils got an A* or A, nearly double the target.

88% of pupils gained A* – B.

 

2014

98% of all pupils achieved A* - C.  36% Achieved A* or A                      

79% of pupils achieved A* - B

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

St Peter’s PE department is highly successful in extra curricular activities and year on year have consistently achieved the highest levels. A wide of range of sporting opportunities are open to all pupils in the school and a large number of teams participate in matches against other schools. Teams are entered for local, regional and national competitions/ tournaments in Rugby League, Football, Netball, Hockey, Cross Country, Athletics, Girls Football and Rugby, Rounder’s, Basketball, Badminton, Cricket, Dance and Trampolining.

The PE department also hosts an annual Sports Day, Primary Mini Olympics and many primary school festivals. We also run a Sports Tour to Holland and a whole school Ski trip to the USA.

Click here for the Extra Curricular Timetable

 

PE DEPARTMENT STAFF

Miss A Jackson: Head of PE

Mrs K Unsworth: Second in Department

Ms C Slater: PE Teacher / Assistant Head of Year 11

Mr P Santus: PE Teacher / Assistant Headteacher / Head of Year 10

Mr C Pollitt: PE Teacher/ Assistant Head Teacher

Mr N Ashton: PE Teacher/ Assistant Head Teacher

Mr M Seddon: PE Teacher/ Primary PE Teacher

Mr S Callow: PE Teacher and Department Technician