Physical Education Department
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Courses

Courses in the PE department:

S1-3 Broad General Education
S3 SMART course
National 4/5
Higher
Advanced Higher
Leadership course

 

S1-3 Broad General Education

Our pupils have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of physical activities.
Pupils will experience different roles such as team captain, warm up coach, skills development coach or choreographer.
Pupils, through progressive learning contexts will embrace the Significant Aspects of Learning in Physical Education.

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S3 SMART course

The S3 SMART course is offered to S3 pupils who want to study physical education in greater depth.  The course articulates closely to work that pupils would cover at National 4 and National 5.

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National 4/5

Pupils will have the opportunity to:

- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of factors that impact on personal performance in physical activities
- develop personal performance in physical activities
- evaluate the performance development process.

The activities focused on are badminton, basketball, gymnastics and football.

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Higher

Pupils will have the opportunity to:

- display a high level of control and fluency.
- demonstrating precise body and spatial awareness.
- work co-operatively with others.
- use well-established techniques and tactics
- make appropriate decisions in challenging contexts.

The activities focused on are badminton, basketball gymnastics and football.

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Leadership Course

Pupils will have the opportunity to:

- build confidence in their own leadership abilities.
- develop leadership skills and values necessary for working cooperatively with others.
- understand the impact they can have on others and on the success of an activity.

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