Staffing of the department
Dr Woodward – Head of Drama & PE
Ms Franklin – Teacher of PE
Ms Andres – Teacher of PE
Educational philosophy / Aims of the curriculum
“The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure we are courageous; be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble”Serena Williams
PE at St Ursula’s is very popular and is where pupils seem to really thrive. PE is a compulsory core subject.
There are also many opportunities for pupils to get involved with extra-curricular clubs, fixtures, dance shows, reward trips and much more throughout the year.
Our curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all students:
- Develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
- Are physically active for sustained periods of time
- Engage in competitive sports and activities
- Lead healthy, active lives.
KS3 Programme of study
Each student has 100 minutes of active PE per week. In Key stage 3 the pupils will be required to take part in the following sports:
We currently offer the following extra-curricular opportunities:
Trampolining, Rounders, Football. We also offer Dance, Athletics and Basketball facilitated by professional choreographers and coaches, in order to enrich the students’ experience.