Curriculum Leader: Adam Rosser

Sport, Health and Nutrition

The Sport, Health and Nutrition faculty comprises of two subjects: PE and Health and Nutrition.

PE and sport have a high profile around the school. We have four members within the department and boast superb facilities including a sports hall, gymnasium, spacious changing rooms, PE computer suite and a floodlit multi-use games facility.

The PE department feels passionately about getting every child to fulfil their potential and we have an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities, both at lunchtime and after school with teams and clubs covering all the main sports.

We have very good links with the local sports clubs, which enables us to bring in professional coaches to deliver expert tuition in a number of different activities.

At Key Stage 3 students receive three hours of Physical Education every week. Activities taught in these lessons include:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Trampolining
  • Athletics
  • Rounders
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Cricket.

Health and Nutrition is taught to Key Stage 3 students once a week. During these lessons students are educated about the benefits of eating a healthy, balanced diet and are able to apply their knowledge through numerous practical cooking lessons. Hospitality and Catering is also offered as a GCSE.

PE is compulsory for all students at Key Stage 4, which includes a combination of theory and practical lessons.

The school has representatives in numerous teams and events at various levels.