Explanation of what the faculty covers:

Physical Education:  Core PE currently consists of 1 hour per week across Years 7 – 11.  This is increasing from next September (2017) to 2 hours per week at Key Stage 3 and 5 hours a fortnight for Key Stage 4.  The curriculum currently includes:  Football, Rugby, Netball, Dance, Trampolining, VX (Rock-it ball), Rounders, Cricket and Athletics.

New activities to be introduced to broaden the curriculum from September 2017  are Gymnastics including Floor and Vaulting, Handball, Basketball, Volleyball, Fitness, Softball and Ultimate Frisbee.

What we do at Key Stage 3:

1 hour a week currently.  A range of competitive games, dance/trampolining and athletics.  Extra curricular teams enter Mansfield Schools FA competitions, Ashfield district school games competitions and West Notts competitions.

What we do at Key Stage 4:

Core:  1 hour a week currently.  A range of activities – games, fitness, athletics, competitive games, development of leadership and official skills and fitness testing.  Extra curricular teams enter Mansfield Schools FA competitions, Ashfield district school games competitions and West Notts competitions.

What we do at Key Stage 5:

Students in Year 13 are completing the Level 3 BTEC extended certificate in Sport.  Students in Year 12 are undertaking the Level 3 Cambridge Technical in Sport and Physical Activity.  This course is being offered to new Year 12 students next year.

Interhouse sports events take place once per term, this includes Football, Netball, Rock-it ball (VX) and Sports Day competitions in the Summer term.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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