PE at Key Stage 3:
Students will follow a programme of study over 3 years. In year 7 and year 8 students will build on previous skills learnt and will be introduced to new sports. This gives them some of the fundamental key skills they will need throughout PE. Students’ progress through activities on outwitting opponents, accurate replication of skills and maximum performance throughout the remainder of this key stage. They do this through a range of activities including football, basketball, netball, gymnastics, badminton, Trampolining, athletics, rugby, cricket, rounder’s and fitness.
PE at Key Stage 4:
Students study either GCSE PE or BTEC during key stage 4. Pupils will be guided to the best course for them as individuals.
Exam board course details : Edexcel GCSE PE, Pearsons BTEC PE
Assessment at GCSE:
Practical: 60% Assessed in four sports (moderation May of Year 11)
Personal exercise program
Analysis of Performance
Theory: 40% (final examination Summer Year 11)
Assessment in BTEC:
The BTEC is made up of four modules
1 externally assessed exam
3 internally assessed modules covering a range of assignments
PE at Key Stage 5:
The PE Faculty offer OCR AS level PE
Assessment at AS level
The course combines both theory and practical elements.
Theory: 60% (Three modules are covered and examined in one exam in the May of Year 12)
Practical: 40% (Practically assessed in two different sports including some analysis)
Throughout the year there are several inter house competitions across the year groups in cross-country, basketball, netball, football, sports hall athletics and rounders. This is completed by the annual sports day held in the summer term.
St Bede's enters the local Bristol schools leagues and has had many successes across a range of sports. These sports include rugby, netball, football (boys and girls), basketball (boys and girls), sports hall athletics, rounders, cricket and athletics.