Physical Education is taught throughout the school by subject specialists.
The aims of the department are:
- To encourage enjoyment and satisfaction through physical activity
- To reach a standard which reflects each student’s ability
- To motivate each student to take regular exercise
- To foster a lifelong interest in physical activity
Physical Education is a compulsory subject in Years 7-13 and a variety of skills are acquired within lessons.
Years 7-9 follow programmes in gymnastics, dance, hockey, lacrosse, netball, football, swimming, badminton, tennis, athletics and rounders.
Years 10 and 11 follow programmes in volleyball, badminton, basketball and football and sports leadership, alongside those sports covered in Years 7-9.
Years 12 and 13 follow more leisure based courses which this year through the Quest Programme of activities include ice skating, yoga and Pilates.
Read an interview with Netball coach Miss Wykes here.