Miss C. Willis (Head of Dept)
Mrs J. Graham
Miss J. Clarke
Mrs R. Sutherland
Mrs H. Mairs
Physical Education in the Belfast Model School for Girls is an inclusive Department, which aims to provide a varied and enriching curriculum for all pupils across each Key Stage.
The Department programme aims to develop physical, mental and social skills through active participation in a range of physical activities. It also aims to promote and foster the love for physical activity in all children and the understanding of its importance for a healthy lifestyle, so that purposeful physical activity may be continued into adult life.
The range of activities offered should encourage self-discipline thus creating a safe environment for all pupils.
Physical Education in the school, aims to provide pupils with opportunities to develop personal skills and thinking capabilities as well as numeracy, literacy and ICT skills.
The Department aims to provide an enjoyable and challenging extra-curricular programme which promotes values of sportsmanship and mutual understanding, as well as opportunities for further skill development and experiences.
The Physical Education Policy encompasses the overall aims of the Belfast Model School for Girls.
Pupils who do not come to PE with appropriate kit are provided with trainers (and clothing where appropriate) so that all pupils participate in PE.
|Year 8-10||Year 11-12|
|Red polo shirt with school crest||Pupils are given the opportunity to|
|Navy track bottoms with school crest||select suitable sportswear|
|Trainers & socks|
|Towel (Year 8 only)|
|Optional items||Team kits|
|Red hoodie jumper with school crest||Navy skirt (issued for matches only)|
|Red Polo shirt with school crest||Red Socks|
|Dance kit: Black trousers & black vest top||Basketball & Football team kits (issued|
|Rock Challenge/School Production t-shirts||for matches only)|
The PE Curriculum:
The Physical Education Department provides a range of opportunities for participation in core and examination courses, which is complimented by an extensive extra-curricular program.
|Year 8||Year 9||Year 10|
Key stage 4:
Core curriculum – Year 11 & 12 pupils are given the opportunity to choose from a range of activities throughout the year. They then work towards a certificate in each activity they chose.
GCSE PE – Pupils are offered the opportunity to study the 2 yearGCSEPE course. We currently follow the AQA board specification.
Key Stage 5:
AS/A2 PE – Pupils attaining the required grade at GCSE level can opt to follow the AQA AS and A2 PE course over two years. Pupils are required to have demonstrated a high level of commitment to their chosen sport(s) and a suitable academic standard for this demanding course.
PE Enrichment course – This is an optional course for pupils in year 13. It is a varied course which offers pupils the opportunity to engage in a range of activities, eg. Dream & Teams, sports leaders awards, first aid.
To find out more information about the Girls’ Model PE department, click on the links below:
- Assessment in PE
- Extra curricular programme – Spring term
- House system
- Student PE Leadership Team
- House and Sports Representatives