Trinity High School

Physical Education

Staff and responsibility

Miss R Taylor
Head of PE

Mr T Bristowe
Teacher of PE

Mr J Brooks
Teacher of PE

Mr B Rogers
Teacher of PE

Miss A Henman
Teacher of PE

Physical Education

Physical Education will be taught making maximum use of the excellent facilities. These include: Playing fields, Gymnasium, Sports Hall, Cricket Strip, a Fitness Suite (that is equipped with the latest high specification training machines), Astroturf and a large hard play area.

Core PE (year 9, 10, 11)

All students participate in two hours of ‘high quality’ PE each week.  They follow a programme of sporting activities from Football and Basketball to Trampolining and Fitness, this ensures they have had the opportunity to participant in a range of exciting sporting activities, pitched at the correct level to ensure challenge and progression for them.   Students are grouped based on their practical ability and performance at the start of each year.  The Core PE course enables all students to become; improved performers, reflective learners, to experience officiating roles, to improve self-confidence and make healthy lifestyle choices.

GCSE PE (Key stage 4)

The AQA GCSE PE course covers two main units; Unit 3 Knowledge and Understanding for the Active Participant and Unit 4 - The Active Participant, these units are studied over the two year course.

  • In Unit 3 students gain knowledge and understanding from topics such as, training methods and individual differences, these topics are assessed at the end of the course with a written exam which is worth 60% of student’s final grade.
  • In Unit 4 students will have the opportunity to take part in a range of sporting activities such as Rock Climbing and Handball to Trampolining and Weight Training; students will then choose their strongest activities/sports to be finally assessed in.  At least 2 of these 4 activities/sports must be assessed as a player/performer and this part of the course is worth 40% of their final grade.

OCR Cambridge National - Sport Studies (Key Stage 4)

This Sport Studies qualification is the equivalent to 1 x GCSE and offers students the chance to develop different types of skills through largely practical lessons and activities; communication, problem solving, team work, evaluation and analysis, performing under pressure, and formulating written findings from practical investigation.  These are all transferable skills which can be learnt and assessed throughout the course and utilised on many higher educational courses such at level 3 Cambridge Technical Sport and Physical Activity and sporting employment settings. The course has been designed with practical and engaging ways of teaching, studying the following over the 2 Year course. 

Topics students will study;

  • Developing sports skills – Practical assessment and coursework
  • Sports leadership – Practical assessment and coursework
  • Sport in the media– Coursework/assignment
  • Contemporary issues in sport - 1 hour Exam paper (Year 11).

BTEC in Sport Level 3 – Extended Certificate

This is a two year course which equates to one A Level and recognised by all universities.  Over the duration of the Sport course students will cover 6 units from; Sports Leadership and Practical Performance to Anatomy & Physiology to Fitness Training for Sport.  Students work will be assessed in the form of an exam at the end of year 12 and a range of controlled assessments over the two years.  

OCR Level 3 Sport and Physical Activity –Extended Certificate

This is a two year course which equates to one A Level and recognised by all universities.  Over the duration of the course students will have the opportunity to take part in many practical lessons and different sports. They will also have the chance to lead and coach school sports teams and sporting tournaments.  There are also many theory aspects to the course which are taught in exciting and practical ways.  Over the two years students will study the following units:

  • Body Systems and the Effects of Physical Activity (90 GLH) – Exam paper
  • Sports Coaching and Activity Leadership (90GLH) – Coursework/practical assessment
  • Sports Organisation and Development (60GLH) – Exam paper
  • Practical Skills in Sport and Physical Activities (60GLH) – Practical assessment/coursework
  • Organisation of Sports Events (60GLH) – coursework/practical assessment 

PE Extra Curriculum  

We also offer an exciting range of extra-curricular activities and run many thriving and successful teams and clubs;

Netball

Football

Rugby

Badminton

Basketball

Fitness Suite

Table Tennis

Dodgeball

Trampolining

Rounders

Cricket

Tennis

Athletics

The Physical Education Department provides all students the opportunity to get involved in sports trips and events; Trinity Mile, Sports Relief activities, Sports Day, trips to Manchester United, Loughborough and Worcester Universities, PGL Netball and Football tour, just to mention a few. 

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