Physical Education

Head of Subject: Miss Kirsty Treloar

Redruth School has Sport Specialist Status and is proud to be one of the largest and most successful departments within the school. As a department we deliver excellent PE lessons over a varied and exciting curriculum at all key stages. We link with all of our local Primary schools and local community clubs to promote participation inside and outside of school hours.

We are very proud of all of our sporting successes within our team sports and individual performers. We have large numbers of County and Regional representatives and also have representation at National and International levels.

Key Stage 3

Year 7 and 8 students have four lessons over the two week timetable and work through our curriculum timetable (see attached)

Key Stage 4

The vast majority of our students study a PE qualification starting in Year 9. Our vocational route is the Level 2 Cambridge National Diploma in Sport Studies and our other route is the Level 2 AQA GCSE Physical Education.

  • Year 9 receive one theory lesson and three practical lessons over a two week timetable.
  • Year 10 receive two theory lessons and three practical lessons over a two week timetable.
  • Year 11 receive two theory lessons and two practical lessons over a two week timetable.

Level 2 Cambridge National Diploma in Sport Studies consists of 4 units:

Year 9 - Developing Sport Skills

Year 10 - Sports Leadership and Contemporary Issues in Sport

Year 11 - Sport and the Media

Level 2 AQA GCSE Physical Education is 60% Theory and 40% Practical (Non-exam Assessment)

Paper 1 (30%) The human body and movement in physical activity and sport (1 hour 15 minutes)

Paper 2 (30%) Socio-cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport (1 hour 15 minutes)

NEA (40%) Practical performances are assessed within 3 areas on the role of a player/performer within team sports and individual sports.

Extra-Curricular Sports

Extra-Curricular Clubs and Fixtures change each term. Please see the school calendar for fixture dates.

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