Year 12 & 13 PE


The Team:

Mr Paul Copsey (Curriculum Leader)

Ms Emma Haken

Mrs Kelly Henson

Miss Tessa Ing

Mrs Natalie Lewis (Raising Standards Leader Year 8)

Mr Ross Murphy

Mr Dan Compton (KS3 Leader)

Key stage 5

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport: The course requirement is five A*-C qualifications a minimum C grade at English and PE. You will study a range of different units within the two year course. In year one these consist of Anatomy and Physiology and Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being. In year two students will study Sports Psychology and Professional Development in the Sports Industry. 67% is a written external assessment and 33% is coursework. Coursework will include the use of ICT, practical completion of fitness tests and verbal and written communication.

Gifted and Talented

There are many opportunities for our Gifted and Talented students to represent the Academy in a whole host of activities. We are regular participants in Borough competitions including swimming, football, netball as well as summer sports which include athletics, cricket and rounders. During lessons there are opportunities for our students to excel in coaching and officiating.

Enrichment activities

We have an extensive extra - curricular programme which is posted on the website termly. In addition, the department organises the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Award which has an average of 40 bronze and 40 silver participants go through every year.


The department follows the Academy policy on homework.

At key stage 4 and 5 homework tasks are set and marked weekly.

A statement about literacy

Literacy and key words are an integral part of the P.E. curriculum. Words associated with key concepts are regularly reviewed in a practical as well as theoretical situation.


At Key stage 5 we use the BTEC sport level 3 book ISBN 9781846906510

Websites that students would find useful

Parent support available

We offer parental support by providing opportunities for students outside of the normal working day. We recommend clubs and sporting activities that students can take part in within the community. In addition we welcome parents who have recognised coaching qualifications to volunteer their expertise to support our extra - curricular programme.