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Kingsbury
High School

FOUNDATION | EXAMINATION | ADVANCED

Physical Education at Kingsbury High provides the bedrock for all students' physical, mental and social wellbeing. Students will have the opportunity to explore and develop skills in a range of sporting activities inside and outside of their lessons. Through the various activities students will develop their communication, trust, tolerance, independence, team work and understanding of fairness and respect. 

Exam Qualifications

Year 9 Options

Choose this subject if...

• you have a keen interest in sport, health and wellbeing and enjoy your PE lessons.
• you regularly take part in physical activity both inside of school via clubs and teams, or outside of school, recreationally or competitively.
• you want to learn about the human body and the history and sociology of sport, and events like the Olympics.
• you wish to be the very best you can be in a variety of sports, both team and individual.
• you aspire to a career in sport, from physiotherapy to sports development, from professional coaching to sports law.

Future career / further education options...

Sports Therapist; Physiotherapist; Fitness Manager; Sports Nutritionist; Sports Coach; PE Teacher; Sports Development Officer; Sports Scientist; Lecturer; Gym Instructor or Professional Athlete.

Further education options include a Physical Education A-Level or Sports BTEC at 6th Form level and various degrees in the field of sport at University standard.

Assessment...

  Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3
Name: The human body and movement in physical activity and sport Socio-cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport Practical performance in physical activity and sport
Assessment: Exam Exam Non-exam assessment
Weighting: 30% of GCSE 30% of GCSE 40% of GCSE

Enrichment

Clubs

We offer a number of extracurricular clubs that take place before school, during lunch time and after school. These clubs change every half term in order for us to maximise participation, they may range from football, netball, basketball, badminton, dodgeball, tennis, table tennis, cricket, rounders, and athletics. We also offer team training for those who wish to go on to compete against other schools and take part in various competitions.

 

Leadership

We run many additional activities to train students up to become either qualified leaders of indeed specialist training for specific events. 

- Year 7 – Year 9 leadership passport

- JSLA 

- HSLA

- Event organisers

 

Duke of Edinburgh

We offer the Bronze, Silver and Gold award to students starting in Y9 and leading through to Y12. Students take part in 4 -5 different sections including

- Skills

- Physical

- Volunteering

- Expedition 

- Residential for Gold participants. 

 

Trips

We offer a range of trips during the course of the year taking students to fixtures, events and to visit stadiums. Students also have the chance to be part of football, netball or cricket tour. 

 

Links to organisations

We are linked with many local and national sporting organisations meaning that our students get the very best opportunities and the most diverse range of activities allowing all students to access them, some of the projects that we have previously been involved with include

- Active in minds young leaders

- London Youth Rowing

- Middlesex football coaching

- Skateboarding training

- Extreme sports for students

- Baseline tennis program

- Rock climbing for GCSE students

- Wembley stadium tours

 

All students are encouraged to develop their interests by participating in a range of extra-curricular and enrichment activities. Clubs, Competitions and Trips offered at KHS all provide opportunities for students to widen their experiences. 

KHS has a wealth of opportunities for our students to get involved in sport, which range from having a focus on inclusively, mass participation as well as the opportunity to represent the school through competitive teams in a range of sports such as Athletics, Badminton, Basketball,Cricket, Football, Netball, Rounders, Rugby, and Volleyball.  All of which involves taking part in fixtures and tournaments against other schools in the Brent area. 

 We also enter students into Brent Athletics which is held annually at Willesden  Sport Centre. There is also a Gymnastic competition every year where local secondary schools are invited to compete and display their hard work.  In addition we also run three successful tours for the boys' Year 9 Cricket and Football teams and the girls' Year 9 Netball team. We also run a  School Sports Day which takes place on the T field every Summer and a Sports Awards Evening to recognise the efforts and successes of our students throughout the year. 

Staff

Head of Faculty:   Lucy McNeil