Diwali Celebrations & End of Term

Students observing Diwali on 19th October must call the school office if they wish to take one day off for religious observance. Many thanks and we hope you have a wonderful day. Happy Diwali!

Term will end on Friday 20th October and all students will return to the academy on Wednesday 1st November 2017.

Have a safe and enjoyable break.

GCSE Physical Education

Faculty Vision

The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing strives to develop confident, independent role models who demonstrate exemplary practical skills and embrace, and actively promote, the ingredients of a healthy lifestyle.

Studying GCSE PE

Split course meaning 60% theory and 40% practical.

Theory includes:

Applied anatomy and physiology, Physical training

Socio-cultural influences, Sports psychology, Health, fitness and well-being        

Practical includes:

Three activities, one team, one individual, and one from either team or individual.

GCSE Exam Specification Title

OCR GCSE Physical Education

Link to Exam Specification


Future education, training and/or career prospects

The course is an excellent pathway towards A-Level Physical Education but also lends itself to BTEC Sport and other leisure related qualifications.

This will also support entry into various sport related professions from physiotherapist to sports journalist.