Phys Ed

Subject Info

The Physical Education Team consists of Mrs M Quigley (HOD), Mr P Gosling, Mr S Gordon and Miss C Halliday

PE Department

Junior School Physical Education

Physical Education is compulsory for all pupils and Years 8 - 10 are timetabled for the school gymnasium with boys and girls being taught separately. KS3 pupils have four periods of PE per week. The major games of rugby and soccer are taught to boys and hockey and netball to girls. Due to the integrated status of the school it is policy to teach Gaelic Games as time allows.

Senior School Physical Education

Years 11 and 12 are divided into two main groups for PE; Tech and Non-Tech groups and they have an options programme available. It is usual for boys and girls to be taught together in these option groups.  Years 11 and 12 have two periods of PE per week.

Pupils are educated in the skills of various games and leisure activities, learning the rules and being given the opportunity to experience as many as possible.  There is a wide range of activities incorporating: 5-a-side soccer, Table tennis, Fitness suite,      
Health related PE, Hockey, Rounders, Badminton, Netball, Tennis, Basketball, Ten-pin bowling, Volleyball, Unihoc

Whilst much of the leisure programme is based in school the PE Staff may also make use of Craigavon Leisure Centre. Other options have been made available, such as visits to Craigavon Golf and Ski centre and Centrepoint Bowling Alley. Athletics, Tennis, Rounders, Cricket and Baseball, form the major part of summer games.