We aim to develop a wide range of fundamental and transferable skills.
These skills allow students to take part in and develop their confidence in physical activity, giving them the tools to maintain a healthy active lifestyle and build an enjoyment of sport and physical activity.
pe curriculum map
GCSE – Cardiovascular
GCSE – Components of Fitness
GCSE – Diet & Nutrition
GCSE – Effects of Exercise
GCSE – Fitness Testing
GCSE – Health Fitness
GCSE – Methods of Training
GCSE – Movement Analysis
GCSE – Muscular System
GCSE – Participation rates
GCSE – PEDs & Injury Prevention
GCSE – Principles of Training
GCSE – Respiratory System
GCSE – Skeletal System
GCSE – Sports Psychology
GCSE Exam Board: Pearson
You can find the current GCSE specification here and the Practical specification here
Students who choose GCSE Physical Education will be assessed in two areas; Theoretical Knowledge (70%) and Practical Performance (30%). It is a nationally-recognised qualification for pupils who wish to follow a career in sport or continue their studies onto A levels or other Further Education pathways.
Students are able to continue studying Physical Education at A Level – You can find out more about PE at Dereham Sixth Form here
Below are a number of links to resources available to support independent learning:
Assessment in PE
Personal Development and Cultural Capital in PE
Autumn Term – Netball and Benchball (Girls), Football and Dodgeball (Boys)
Who Teaches PE
Head of Department: Mr. R. Phillis, B.Sc. (Hons), P.G.C.E.
Email: rphillis followed by @ng6.unity-ed.uk
Second in Department: Mrs. A. Holt, B.A. (Hons), Q.T.S.), P.G.C.E.
Email: aholt followed by @ng6.unity-ed.uk
Other Staff: Mrs. A. Green, B.Sc. (Hons), P.G.C.E.
Email: agreen followed by @ng6.unity-ed.uk
Mrs Green has a Sports Science degree from Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge and completed her PGCE at UEA. Mrs Green specialises in athletics and netball.
Other Staff: Mr . J. Llewellyn, B.Sc. (Hons), P.G.C.E.
Email: jllewellyn followed by @ng6.unity-ed.uk