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Physical Education Department

The departmental aims - Our Aims

  • We work to provide all students, regardless of age, ability or gender, the opportunity to take part in a diverse range of practical activities throughout the year.
  • We encourage teamwork and interaction with others, fair play attitudes and controlled determination.
  • Learning experiences are designed to help students of all levels succeed, thus resulting in sense of personal achievement and mental well-being,
  • We have an extracurricular programme which changes each half-term.

Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 Provision:

KS3 and KS4

  • We have a very broad curriculum, including badminton, netball, rounders, football, rugby, cricket, basketball, dance, gymnastics, tag rugby, tennis, athletics, dodgeball, futsal, Ultimate Frisbee, softball, handball, squash, golf, trampolining, volleyball, fitness and tchoukball.
  • At KS4 all students attend core PE once a week and GCSE PE or B-tec Sport 6 lessons per 2 week timetable.
  • KS4 students also assist with sports clubs, work as Young Ambassadors and Young Leaders, and work through sections of their Duke of Edinburgh Award.
  • There is very high uptake of Year 9 students who choose to do to GCSE PE (AQA full Course)or B-tec Sport (Edxcel course)
  • Students make good progress. KS3 NC Levels and GCSE practical scores are high.
  • At KS3 all students attend PE 3 twice a week.
  • At KS4 all students have 1 core PE lesson a week.
  • KS4 GCSE/BTEC PE students have 1 theory and 1 practical lesson a week.

KS5

  • A/S and A2 Physical Education.
  • BTEC National Level 3 qualification in Sport.
  • Sixth Form students may arrange to use the fitness suite facilities during lunchtimes or after school with PE staff.
  • Sixth Form after-school sport
  • Teaching assistant award delivered trough PE

Expected outcomes:

  • PE a subject area where the students develop social skills, teamwork, gross motor/fine skills and are directed towards leading an active healthy lifestyle.
  • Students enjoy and achieve in Physical Education.
  • They will enjoy life-long health for an increased interest in sport and exercise.
  • They feel safe.
  • Students enjoy PE and are learning the virtues of 'exercise for life' in PE to prevent illness later in life.
  • Students work very well together and obtain a sense of achievement from PE lessons.

What is on offer at each key stage (no of lessons, organisation of curriculum etc)

  • At KS3 all students attend PE 3 lessons per 2 week timetable. We hoping to increase this to twice a week.
  • At KS4 all students attend core PE once a week and GCSE PE or B-tec Sport 6 lessons per 2 week timetable
  • Units of work tend to last 4 weeks/6 lessons approx with final assessments.
  • The GCSE PE timetable is split up into 3 theory lessons and 3 practical lessons per 2 week timetable.
  • At KS5 the students attend 9 lessons per 2 week timetable and voluntary core PE once per fortnight.

Accommodation and specialist resources

  • Effective links with school SENCO and identification of student medical/behavioural/emotional problems.
  • Identification of talented students through the departmental gifted and talented database.
  • Use of Gym, All weather-surface, Dance studio, Fitness Suite, grassed area, Badminton courts and off-site facilities including Dudley Leisure Centre, David Lloyd Centre, and Tipton Sports Academy.

Extra Curricular activities

  • We have a very wide range of extra-curricular clubs and teams who compete within the Dudley Area. These include badminton, netball, rounders, football, rugby, cricket, basketball, dance, gymnastics, tennis, athletics (including sporsthall athletics), softball, trampolining, volleyball, fitness and cross-country.

Bishop Milner Catholic College PE Department - Active Lunchtimes

DAY ACTIVITY VENUE
MONDAY Basketball - all years
Fit club - girls, all years
GYM
FITNESS SUITE
TUESDAY Badminton - boys/girls, all years
Fit club - boys/girls
GYM
FITNESS SUITE
WEDNESDAY Volleyball - Y7 boys/girls GYM
FITNESS SUITE
THURSDAY Sixth form activities - 6th Form (wk 2 only)
Fit club - boys/girls
GYM
FITNESS SUITE
FRIDAY Gymnastics - girls
Fit club - Y10/11
GYM
FITNESS SUITE

* Kit is compulsory when using the fitness suite.

Bishop Milner Catholic College PE Department - After school activities

DAY ACTIVITY VENUE
TUESDAY NETBALL - ALL YEARS GIRLS OUTSIDE
WEDNESDAY BASKETBALL - ALL YEARS BOYS GYM
THURSDAY FOOTBALL - Y8 BOYS
FOOTBALL - ALL YEARS GIRLS
TRAMPOLINING - ALL YEARS MIXED
OUTSIDE
OUTSIDE
GYM

* FULL PE KIT IS COMPULSORY AT ALL PRACTICES AND CLUBS AFTER SCHOOL

Bishop Milner Catholic College PE Department - Active Lunchtimes

DAY ACTIVITY VENUE
MONDAY Y7 Multi-sports
Fit club - girls, all years
GYM
FITNESS SUITE
TUESDAY Badminton - boys/girls, all years
Y8 fit club - boys/girls
GYM
FITNESS SUITE
WEDNESDAY Multi-sports - boys/girls, all years
Rugby fit club - boys, all years (kit)
GYM
FITNESS SUITE
THURSDAY Sixth form activities - 6th Form
Y9 fit club - boys/girls
GYM
FITNESS SUITE
FRIDAY Gymnastics - girls
Fit club - Y10/11
GYM
FITNESS SUITE

* Kit is compulsory when using the fitness suite.

Bishop Milner Catholic College PE Department - After school activities

DAY ACTIVITY VENUE
MONDAY KICKBOXING GYM
TUESDAY BADMINTON - ALL YEARS MIXED GYM
WEDNESDAY BASKETBALL - ALL YEARS BOYS GYM
THURSDAY TRAMPOLINING - ALL YEARS MIXED GYM

* FULL PE KIT IS COMPULSORY AT ALL PRACTICES AND CLUBS AFTER SCHOOL