Welcome to PE

Our staff ensure that students experience a range of fantastic sports that develop a broad set of skills, from cross-country and football to orienteering and gymnastics, with other sports including netball, basketball, rugby, trampolining, athletics, fitness, striking and fielding on the way.

The academy has fantastic sports facilities, including our new 3G pitch, fully-equipped sports hall, dance studio, running track and athletics area. 

  • PE collage

Curriculum overview

  • Years 7-8: All students have two lessons of PE per week
  • In the spring of Year 8, students choose the options subjects they will take from Year 9 to Year 11. Students and their families are guided through this process through taster lessons, assemblies, our options online guide and a special options information evening. We support all students to choose subjects they will enjoy and which they will succeed in, and which will unlock future opportunities.
  • Years 9-11: All students have two lessons of PE per week. Students can choose to take a PE course that results in a qualification. 

Qualifications entered in Year 11

BTEC PE (Edexcel)

Topics covered

Extra-curricular activities

The PE department has one of the academy’s busiest timetables of after-school activities – have a look at the Extra-curricular page and see the displays in the Sports Hall to see what’s currently on offer. 

Our 2017 Sports Day was a highlight of the year and took place at the Manchester Regional Arena.

  • Sports Day