The Physical Education department are passionate about developing a lifelong positive attitude towards physical activity, exercise and sport, for every student in the school. We aim to provide and broad and balanced curriculum that motivates and inspires all students to engage in a healthy active lifestyle within school and beyond.
An important part of Physical Education at The Whitby High School is the massive extra-
The school is one of the leading providers of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme in Cheshire. With the help of the PE department, students are able to participate in the DofE Bronze, Silver and Gold awards
The PE department also run a number of school trips throughout the year, including an annual ski trip to Italy. Annual charity events are also organised by the PE department with pupils raising money for great causes by completing a Sports Relief Mile and The Wirral Coastal Walk
KEY STAGE 3
The Physical Education department provides Year 7 students with two hours of PE per week and three hours per week in Year 8 and 9. Autumn/Winter sports on offer to Key Stage 3 students include volleyball, cross-
The department believes that competition is an important learning experience and it holds four sets of House competitions, in which ALL students take part. In the autumn term, there are rugby, netball and cross-
KEY STAGE 4
Pupils continue to take part in core PE in Year 10 and 11 where additional activities are on offer, which include table tennis, badminton, trampolining and dodgeball.
Current Year 10 and 11 students are also provided with the option to choose PE or Dance as one of their examination subjects. PE students study the BTEC First Award in Sport and Dance students study the GCSE syllabus.
Alongside developing their sport specific skills and improving their fitness, pupils develop a range of inter-
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