"The PE Team Department at John Whitgift Academy are a consistently professional and proactive team, who deliver effective teaching and learning that inspires young people to achieve the outcome of leading a life-long healthy and active lifestyle."

Subject Area:


Head of Subject:

Mrs N Sowerby

Teaching staff:

Mrs N Sowerby

Mr H Gill

Mrs A Wardle (PE Technician)

KS4 Course Title

BTEC Sports Award

KS4 Exam Board and Course Number

Edexcel BTEC Sports Award

Coursework and Exam Percentages

Edexcel BTEC Sports Award. 2 compulsory units to   pass. 4 units to be completed to gain the award. One unit an online   examination. Three units controlled assessments.

KS4 Course Details:

BTEC Sport – Look at Fitness for sport and   exercise. Practical Sport. Lead Sport activities and qualities of a   successful leader and training for personal fitness.

Topics: The Sports Performer – short and long term effects on exercise and the different energy systems used during exercise.

The mind and the Sports performer – Investigate personality and its effect on sport performance, motivation and self – confidence.

KS4 Number of lessons per week:

GCSE PE – 2 hours (1 practical & 1 theory)

BTEC Sport Award (2 hours)


Activities within subject area:

Netball Friday after school.

Rugby Thursday after school.

Netball Tuesday

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