Secondary > Physical Education

Physical Education Welcome

Physical Education is a popular subject at The Bemrose School and all students across Key Stages 3 and 4 are timetabled 4 hours of PE per fortnight.

The department aims to develop students’ physical skills across a range of sports, as well as their understanding of fitness, health and their ability to organise and lead sporting activities for others.

Our aim is to encourage lifelong participation in sport and physical activity for an active healthy lifestyle.

School PE Kit

  • Red T /Polo/rugby shirt
  • Black shorts or tracksuit bottoms
  • Red or black sweatshirt
  • Trainers
  • Shin pads
  • Red or black long football socks
  • Football boots for boys
  • No Coats, hoodies or zipped jackets

For more information please speak to a member of staff in the PE Department.

Sports Captains:

Chatsworth – Sunita & Safyan

Haddon – Nikolett & Adam

Hardwick – Nadia and Yayha

Kedleston – Divani and David

Sports Award Winners:

Year 7 – Zak & Yasmin

Year 8 – Muhammad & Casey

Year 9 – Sahil & Morgan

Year 10 – Nafis & Sunita

Year 11 – Marshall & Chloe

Outstanding Achievements:

Marshall – Trailblazers

Nafis – Derbyshire CC

Saad – Derbyshire CC

Charlie – English schools cross country

Team of the Year:

Y9 Futsal Team

Physical Education Links

Derby City School Sport Partnership –

Click here for information about Key Stage 4 Core PE Option

Click here to view Key Stage 4 Sport Option Booklet

Click here to view our Sixth Form Brochure

NCFE level 1/2 Health and Fitness –

Level 3 BTEC Sport –

Click here to see our PE Curriculum Timetable of Activities

Click here for information about our PE Uniform & Rules

National Curriculum for PE –

Physical Education Staff

  • Mr P Thompson : Learning Director of PE
  • Mrs N Wilkinson : 2nd in PE
  • Mrs A Warrior : Pupil Progress Lead and Teacher of PE
  • Mr J Dachtler : Assistant Headteacher and Teacher of PE
  • Miss L Kellogg : Teacher of PE
  • Mr D Minto : Pupil Progress Lead and Teacher of PE
  • Miss K Thompson : Trainee Teacher of PE

Physical Education Course Outline

Students follow the National Curriculum for Physical Education. The study of PE includes activities that cover at least four of the following in Key Stage 3, and at least two of the following in Key Stage 4:

  • Outwitting opponents, as in games activities (football, rugby, cricket, badminton, netball, hockey, rounders)
  • Accurate replication of actions, phrases and sequences, as in gymnastic activities (gymnastics, trampolining)
  • Exploring and communicating ideas, concepts and emotions, as in dance activities (dance)
  • Performing at maximum levels in relation to speed, height, distance, strength or accuracy, as in athletic activities (athletics)
  • Identifying and solving problems to overcome challenges of an adventurous nature, as in life saving and personal survival in swimming and outdoor activities (cross country)
  • Exercising safely and effectively to improve health and wellbeing, as in fitness and health activities. (fitness)

Interhouse Activities

Interhouse Activities
Autumn 1NetballFootball
Autumn 2DodgeballBasketball
Spring 1Cross countryCross country
Spring 2UnihocDodgeball
Summer 1RoundersCricket
Summer 2AthleticsAthletics

Physical Education Assessment

Students are assessed in each of the different activities that they study throughout the year. These assessment grades are all taken into account to generate their national curriculum level. Students are assessed in their ability of:

  • Developing skills in physical activity
  • Making and applying decisions
  • Developing physical and mental capacity
  • Evaluating and improving
  • Making informed choices about healthy, active lifestyle

Physical Education Qualifications

Year 10 & 11

Students study the NCFE Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness course during Key Stage 4, which is equivalent to 1 GCSE.  This qualification is designed for learners with a general interest in health and fitness or an interest in any of the health and fitness contexts such as exercise, lifestyles and diet.

Students will complete the following units:

Unit 1 – Introduction to body systems and principles of training in health and fitness

Unit 2 – Preparing and planning for health and fitness

Year 12 & 13

Students study the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Sport, which is equivalent to 1 A Level.

Learners will study 3 mandatory units.

  • Unit 1 – Anatomy and Phsiology
  • Unit 2 – Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Unit 3 – Professional Development in the Sport Industry

Learners will also choose one optional unit from a range which has been designed to support choices in progression to sport courses in higher education, and link with relevant occupational areas.