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Performance and Participation

Learn about a wide range of areas related to sport and develop and apply your knowledge, skills and understanding of Physical Education.

The Sport and Physical Education Curriculum

Physical Education (A Level)

Sixth Form (Years LVI-UVI), Key Stage 5

You will investigate the reasons why some people outperform others both mentally and physically in Key Stage 5. Paying particular attention to the ethical considerations behind the use of drugs and the influence that modern technology is having on physical activity and sport.

Physical Education (GCSE)

Years IV - V (14-16 years), Key Stage 4

In Key Stage 4, Applied Anatomy and Physiology involves the study of bones, muscles, respiration and biomechanics. This is complemented with Sports Psychology looking at information processing, feedback and aggression in sport and socio-cultural influences in physical activity and sport.

Sport (Key Stage 3)

Years I - III (11-14 years), Key Stage 3

Key stage 3 students have the opportunity to experience and develop a number of sports both within the curriculum and as co-curricular enrichment activities. Depending on the season, Hockey, Lacrosse, Netball, Tennis, Cricket and Rounders are taught alongside Athletics, Swimming, Gymnastics and Cross Country. Students enjoy a packed fixture list full of competitions either at home or further afield, giving girls many opportunities to hone their skills.

Physical Education not only teaches you about having good physical health but it also aims to deal with different aspects of society putting Sport in to context.

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