Physical Education

The Physical Education Department aim to provide high quality fun, learning and fitness for all ages,abilities and genders through physical education. In line with the Revised Northern Ireland Curriculum, PE prepares the pupils as contributors to the society in which they live, to the world of work and also as individuals.

PE Department
Sports Day 2018 Gallery

Teaching Staff:
Mrs L Muldoon (Head of Department)
Mr D Parker







KS3 Brief Overview

In KS3 PE, the department follows guidelines in the NI Revised Curriculum

Year 8

Pupils will be introduced to a number of different activities including; invasion games, net and wall, Swimming, Gymnastics/Dance and Athletics.  They will also be encouraged to lead a fit and healthy lifestyle and try to improve their overall level of fitness.


Year 9


Pupils will have the opportunity to build upon the skills they acquired in Year 8 in various team games and individual activities.  They will be encouraged to take responsibility for their own fitness and health and look at ways in which they can improve.

Year 10

Pupils will continue to build upon the skills acquired in Year 8 & 9 and develop concepts of team play and the fitness levels required for different activities.  They will look at ways they can improve their own level of fitness for activities they may wish to pursue.

Activities offered include:

  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Gymnastics
  • Athletics
  • Health & Fitness
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Rounder's


BTEC Sport Level 2 in Sport

Cover a range of coursework units and an online exam;

Unit 1: Fitness for Sport and Exercise online exam.

Coursework units - Unit 2: Practical Performance in Sport, Unit 3: Applying the Principles of Personal Training and Unit 5: The Sports Performer in Action.

Where will this take me?

If you are interested in taking your study of sport further, the subject-specific knowledge
and skills outlined above, and developed through studying this qualification, will give you a strong foundation for academic or vocational study at level 3, including apprenticeships.


Occupational studies in P.E

Environment and Society

Pupils will study two mandatory units of work across year 11 and 12. This work is portfolio based


  • Sports leadership
  • Running a Leisure Event


Student Support Materials


Aims of the Department

  • to allow all pupils at school the opportunity to be physically active
  • to allow all pupils to have an enjoyable experience of PE and sport
  • to develop positive attitudes towards sport, both competitive and non-competitive
  • to promote and develop the physical, social and moral well being of students through sport and group interaction
  • to promote active and healthy lifestyles, during and beyond the curriculum
  • to provide learning that takes place in a safe environment
  • to pursue links with the local community so that pupils can access sport post 16.