There are 4 full time specialist Physical Education teachers at Bishop Douglass School.
Ms. K Hughs
|Head of P E|
Deputy Head of PE
PE Teacher and Head of Year
The Physical Education Department aims to provide a curriculum that develops pupils' competence and confidence to take part in a range of physical activities that embeds the value of leading healthy, active lifestyles that become a central part of their lives both in and out of school.
- We aim to ensure that our pupils become successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve
- Confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives
- Responsible citizens who make a contribution to society
Our curriculum is designed to enable all pupils to enjoy and succeed in many different activity areas whilst developing a wide range of skills and techniques in order to both perform and analyse successfully.
The pupils undertake a variety of roles and responsibilities that include leadership, coaching and officiating. By working as individuals and as part of a team the pupils develop personally and socially whilst fostering concepts of fair play and of personal and social responsibility.
Core PE Curriculum
There are a number of key concepts that underpin the study of PE. Students need to understand these concepts in order to deepen and broaden their knowledge, skills and understanding.
Healthy active lifestyles
With the following essential skills and processes that pupils need to learn to make progress
Developing skills in physical activity
Making and applying decisions
Developing physical and mental capacity
Evaluating and improvingMaking informed choices about healthy active lifestyles
Activities across Key Stage 3 - 5 include
- Badminton/Table Tennis/Tennis
- Outdoor and adventurous
- Athletics - Running/Throwing/Jumping
- Health Related Fitness
Extra Curricular Activities
Bishop Douglass is committed to an extensive extra-curricular programme. All students have an opportunity to engage in outside of curriculum time sports and activities which include many practice sessions as well as the opportunity to join one of our many sports teams as listed below.
Updates to our extra-curricular programme can be found in the school newsletter
Intra school competition
Throughout the year students from different House groups also compete against each other in competitive tournaments across a range of different activities that include Basketball, Table-tennis, Rounders, Softball and Football.
Qualifications in PE
We currently offer the following examination classes
- GCSE Physical Education
- BTEC Level 2 - First Sport (equivalent of 2 GCSE)
- BTEC Level 3 - Sport and Exercise Science Certificate (equivalent of 1 AS)
- BTEC Level 3 - Sport and Exercise Science Subsidiary Diploma (equivalent of 1 A Level)