At The Ruth Gorse Academy, Physical Education and sport plays an integral part in day to day life, students are provided with the opportunity to access a wide variety of physical activities.? We firmly believe that all students should be encouraged to take part in Sport and Physical Activity which provides them with a medium through which they can develop the competence and confidence to participate in lifelong activities.

The Academy offers a diverse curriculum, which allows students to explore a range of activities and skills differentiated to their level of performance.

Staff

Name Role Specialism
Miss C Rhodes Curriculum Leader of PE & Sport and Lead for Extra-Curricular Activities Netball and Tennis
Miss C Oates Teacher of PE & Sport (NQT) Girls Football
Mr B Plummer Teacher of PE & Sport Football
Mr J Smith Teacher of PE & Sport Football and Golf
Mr S Hall Teacher of PE & Sport Rugby
Miss A Finch Rowing Coach Rowing
Mr N Blake Karate Instructor Karate

Advice

Encourage your child to keep as active as possible. Try to ensure they are taking part in at least one one-hour activity a day to keep them fit and healthy.

Clubs

The extra-curricular programme provided by the PE Department is of a very high standard and provides a range of activities and opportunities for every student to be involved in. Rowing, Volleyball, Football, Rugby, Netball, Basketball, Badminton, Dance, Fitness, Cricket and Rounders will all take place throughout the year. A formal presentation is held to celebrate all sporting achievements with a special award presented in the memory of former Head of PE Ruth Gorse for outstanding achievement by a student.

Curriculum – Year 7

  • Baseline assessment
  • Badminton
  • Indoor Rowing / Fitness
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Gymnastics
  • Athletics
  • Baseline assessment
  • Invasion
  • Indoor Rowing / Fitness
  • Trampolining
  • Dance
  • Volleyball
  • Gymnastics
  • Athletics
  • Indoor Rowing / Fitness
  • Volleyball
  • Invasion
  • Athletics
  • Court
  • Indoor Rowing / Fitness
  • Volleyball
  • Dance
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
  • Indoor Rowing / Fitness
  • Rowing – on  water
  • Volleyball
  • Invasion – Football / Rugby
  • Athletics
  • Indoor Rowing / Fitness
  • Rowing – on water
  • Volleyball
  • Dance
  • Athletics