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Wrekin College

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

The aim of the Physical Education Department at Wrekin College is to enable every pupil to participate in a wide range of sporting and physical activities. The subject provides pupils with the necessary skills to pursue sport throughout life, at whatever level, from recreation to excellence.

'Pupils' physical development is strong in response to excellent facilities, which they are given ample opportunity to enjoy both within and outside the curriculum.' 

ISI Educational Quality Inspection 2017

The department is also responsible for delivering health education, personal and social education and fostering aesthetic awareness. It encourages pupils to develop analytical skills, helping them to evaluate their own and others’ work. Pupils learn to work independently and collaboratively and in doing so develop their verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

At Wrekin College all pupils have the opportunity to participate in a broad and balanced sports programme and have the option to study PE at GCSE and A Level. The contribution that Physical Education makes to the curriculum goes far beyond creating a balanced education. It helps to shape the school's ethos and provides a focus for all pupils to be involved and to develop a lasting interest and enthusiasm for sport.

Staff

Head of Department    

Michelle Warner 

BSc University of Liverpool

mwarner@wrekincollege.com

David Winterton 

BA University College of Wales

dwinterton@wrekincollege.com

Caroline Ritchie-Morgan

 

critchiemorgan@wrekincollege.com

Jonathan Mather - Head of Boys' Games

PGCE in Physical Education and Geography, University of Exeter

jmather@wrekincollege.com

Luke Swann - Cricket Coach - Cricket Performance Programme

UKCC Level 2, UKCC Level 2 (plus) and UKCC Level 3 lswann@wrekincollege.com


Full details of the curriculum are available in the GCSE and Sixth Form Curriculum guides.