Key Stage 4

2 hours of Core Physical Education is also taught to all students in Years 10 and 11. Some of the many sports taught and played at Key Stage 4 are:

  • Football
  • Trampolining
  • Hockey
  • Rounders
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis
  • Netball
  • Gymnastics
  • Rugby
  • Handball
  • Athletics
  • Softball
  • Tennis

In KS4 students have the option to volunteer as a young leader, receiving training and NGB qualifications. Students can use this knowledge and experience to lead at city and county wide sports events organised through the School Sports Partnership.

In year 10 students have the option to study BTEC Level 1/2 Tech award in Sport, Activity and Fitness (Syllabus Number 603/0473/X). During the course students cover topics including Understanding the Body and the supporting Technology for Sport and Activity, The principles of training, Nutrition and Psychology for Sport and activity (exam unit) and Applying the principles of Sport and Activity. The course is assessed through two coursework units worth 60% and one exam unit worth 40% of the final grade.

In year 11 students are studying BTEC Level 1/2 Award in Sport (Syllabus Number 600/4779/3). During the course students cover a variety of topics including; Fitness for Sport and Exercise, Practical Sports Performance, Training for Personal Fitness and Leading Sports Activities. The course is assessed by online examination (25%) and assignment work (75%) which is both internally and externally moderated.