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PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 

 

Curriculum Overview

 
  

S1/S2/S3

Pupils follow a 3 year course in line with the BGE Health and Wellbeing Experiences and Outcomes. The activities covered will prepare them for entry into National 4/5 P.E. With 3 periods of P.E. for S1 and 2 periods for S2 and S3 pupils will develop skills, knowledge and understanding in Orienteering, cross country, dance, football, rugby, volleyball, basketball, badminton, trampolining, athletics, netball and hockey.
 

S4

Pupils selecting Nat 4/5 PE are allocated four periods of P.E. to develop knowledge and understanding, critical thinking skills and performance skills.
Core PE pupils are allocated 2 periods of P.E. Pupils have personalisation and choice in activities to permit specialisation as well as a degree of diversification.
 

S5/S6

Senior students will be able to study Physical Education at either Higher or National 5 Level. S5 core P.E are allocated 2 periods of P.E. Pupils have the opportunity to achieve further accreditation by completing Sports Leader 4 and Wellbeing Award. There is also the opportunity to pursue coaching awards in certain activities.
 Course Entry - Higher
Pupils who are interested in Higher P.E. would normally have achieved one of the following:
 

Higher

National 5 Award
Other relevant experience in Physical Education                                         
 

National 5

Pass at National 4 award
Other relevant experience in Physical Education