"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 C Gray

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

GCSE PE 60% practical 40% Written Exam

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:

GCSE PE. Practical – experience new and old   sports to develop skills and tactical play. Learn about the body systems and   reasons why to participate in sport. Contemporary issue, women in sport,   drugs etc.

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.

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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