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Physical Education and Sport
The ethos of the PE department is to encourage participation and promote excellence.
We aim to provide the highest quality physical education and school for all students of all abilities.
Extensive sports fields, on both sites which provide areas for Football, Rugby, Hockey, Athletics, Cross Country, Cricket and Rounders.
Three sports halls which accommodate sports to include: Basketball, Badminton, Volleyball, Gymnastics, Dance and Personal Fitness Training.
Tarmac courts with eight Tennis courts and six Netball courts.
Fitness suite with a range of equipment to suit different training requirements
Outdoor fitness equipment on the Ruskington Campus.
Key Stage 3 - Core Curriculum
All students receive two hours of high quality physical education each week.
Key Stage 4 - Core Curriculum
All students receive two hours of high quality physical education each week in year 10 and one hour in year 11.
ACTIVITIES TAUGHT INCLUDE: Football, Rugby, Hockey, Netball, Basketball, Badminton, Handball, Cricket, Softball, Rounders, Athletics, Cross Country, Tennis, Gymnastics, Orienteering, Health Related Fitness, Boccia, New Age Kurling
Key Stage 5
Our 1st Rugby XV, Football, Basketball and Netball teams compete in regular fixtures on Wednesday afternoons. Other sports facilities are available for use during this time on a recreational basis.
Examinations / Qualifications
GCSE PE (AQA)
OCR Cambridge Nationals Level 2
Sports Leaders Level 1
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A level PE (AQA)
Sports Leaders Level 2
OCR Cambridge Technicals Level 3
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Activities and sports clubs take place at lunch time and after the Academy day, and are open to all students. There are opportunities to represent the Academy in the majority of activities taught within the curriculum. Students are also encouraged to represent their House in the Academy Inter-House sports competitions.
Elite Sport Development Programme
The Academy also runs an Elite Sport Development Programme designed to improve the performances of students in our targeted sports. These currently include Athletics, Girls Football, Gymnastics and Boys Rugby. The programme has been very successful with teams reaching County, Regional and National Finals in these activities.