Name of Course
Physical Education KS3

Outline of Course

Physical Education is a compulsory course for all students in Years 7 – 11 in line with the National Curriculum. Physical education enables students to become confident, connected, actively involved and lifelong learners.

Our aim is promote the benefits of daily physical activity with a goal to establish a life-long passion for a healthy and active lifestyle.

We offer students a wide array of sports on and off-site, all lead by fully qualified members of staff / instructors

What skills can I gain from studying PE?

  • Build on the skills and knowledge of physical activity experienced in earlier years.
  • Gain experiences and confidence to take part in physical activity after they leave school.
  • Active participation highlighting safe participation, the contribution made to a healthy lifestyle and leisure interests.
  • Energises students.
  • Develops teamwork, leadership and interpersonal skills, decision making and builds confidence.

How it’s taught

  • Class size groups
  • Whole school groups

Topic Areas

  • Archery
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis
  • Squash
  • Racket ball
  • Fitness
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Tennis
  • Athletics
  • Walking
  • Golf
  • Orienteering
  • Cricket
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Canoeing
  • Outdoor Adventurous Activities

Facilities used for participation:

Meadowside Leisure Centre

Shobnall Leisure Centre

Beyond Black Belt (Mixed Martial Arts)

Fundamental Fitness (Circuit Training / Fitness)

Burton Bridge Archers (Archery)

Cannock Chase

Hicks Lodge

Wirksworth Leisure Centre

Gailey Lea (Sailing)

Newton Road recreation ground

Inter PRU Sports Competitions in:


Table Tennis




Sporting Visits arranged:

Yonex All England Badminton at the NIA Birmingham

Aegon Womens Tennis at Edgbaston Priory