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As a PE department, we aim to provide a challenging, disciplined and safe environment for high quality learning and teaching which is ambitious for all students. Pupils experience a balance of sports and activities which has the necessary coherence and breadth to enable pupils to succeed. 

The pupils of Coal Clough Academy experience a knowledge rich curriculum that is designed to be enjoyable, vigorous, purposeful, and progressive. We aim to provide positive experiences which aim to build a lifelong interest in physical activity.

In PE pupils progress through the following pillars:

  1. Motor Competence- focusing on their fundamental motor skills.
  2. Rules, Strategies and Tactics- allowing them to move in accordance with the demands of the context they are in.
  3. Healthy Participation- making the connection between the knowledge of health and how it applies to physical activity.

At Key Stage 4, pupils have the opportunity to undertake a sport qualification, in year 10 pupils complete Level 1 in Active, Healthy Living and in year 11 pupils complete a Level 2 qualification in Sport. There is a core PE available to all students in Key Stage 4. 

Throughout their time at Coal Clough Academy, pupils have the opportunity to take part in competitions with other AP and PRU schools in Lancashire. 

Curriculum End Point Documentation 2023-2024

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11

Please note more detailed Curriculum Overviews are available on request and, in depth, ‘live’ curriculum thinking documents are held in school by teachers and continually reviewed. 

Francesca Wilkinson

Head of PE

fwilkinson@coalclough.org

Qualifications Offered

NCFE Occupational Studies in the Workplace (Sports Units)

 

“Pupils experience a balance of sports and activities which has the necessary coherence and breadth to enable pupils to succeed”