During key stage 3, pupils become more expert in their skills and techniques and learn how to apply them in different activities. They start to understand what makes an effective performance and how to apply these principles to their own and others' work. They learn to take the initiative and make decisions for themselves about what to do to improve performance. They start to identify the types of activity they prefer, and take a variety of roles, such as leader and official.
The programme of study identifies six areas of activity:
Our aim for all of our pupils is to gain a life long enjoyment of sport and the knowledge needed to continue participation after they leave the school. Students will be evaluated on all programs of study using the National Curriculum levels (pdf copy here).
In order for the students to be successful, they need to be prepared for PE. To be prepared for PE, a student should have their PE uniform kit. The P.E Kit should include:
The kit is set up so that all students can participate to their best ability without risk of injury or being uncomfortable. The kit should always be clean for each PE session.