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Contact: Head of PE - Mr A Brown              


Subject Overview:

A high-quality physical education curriculum at Rivington and Blackrod High School will inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities. It should provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness. Opportunities to compete in sport and other activities build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect. 

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 Key Stage 3 Overview:

Pupils should build on and embed the physical development and skills learned in key stages 1 and 2, become more competent, confident and expert in their techniques, and apply them across different sports and physical activities. They should understand what makes a performance effective and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. They should develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity. 

Key Stage 4 Overview:

Pupils should tackle complex and demanding physical activities. They should get involved in a range of activities that develops personal fitness and promotes an active, healthy lifestyle.

Pupils can follow two pathways for academic Physical Education. These being GCSE PE and Sport Studies Cambridge National. 

Key Stage 5 Overview:

Pupils should continue their love for Physical Education and choice to develop their understanding of Physical Exercise and sport. They can choose to do these via our A Level PE route or our coaching lead Cambridge Technical in PE and Sport.