The Physical Education department at Rydal Penrhos School is both large and diverse, drawing upon a wealth of expertise and experience from within the immediate department and from academic staff across the school. Academic PE courses look at developing all aspects of knowledge from the scientific to the sociological. There is certainly a strong influence on personal development with regards to physical fitness, but also in terms of participation and aspirations.
A rounded PE and games programme is delivered throughout the school, with it becoming an academic, examined option at GCSE and Cambridge Technicals at Sixth form for pupils interested in developing their knowledge further.
Why study Physical Education?GCSE and Cambridge Technicals at Sixth form provide contemporary and challenging qualifications, relevant to today’s Higher Education and job opportunities. The subject constitutes an excellent combination for scientific or sociological study, in addition to a career in the growth of recreation and leisure.
Physical Education is the ideal choice for pupils who are interested in sport, although, excellence in performance is not essential. The developmental nature of the subject at advanced study delibers the Key Skills recognised by UCASE namely communication, improving learning and performance, problem solving and working with others through this up-to-date, vibrant subject.
Head of Department
Mr M Leach BSc
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Physical Education Teaching Staff
Mr T Cashell BEd
Mrs N Cosgrove BA
Mr P Mather BEd
Mr B Proudlove BA