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Physical Education

Facilities

Westholme School is very fortunate to have an extensive range of facilities for sports including:

• Sports Hall – four badminton courts, gymnastic equipment, netball, volleyball & basketball courts.
• All weather astro-turf pitch – multi-sports, full size hockey pitch & tennis courts.
• Sports field – grass pitches for hockey and football. Athletics track and rounders pitches.
• Rugby pitch/cricket field.
• Five netball courts/ six tennis hard courts.
• Swimming pool with learner pool.
• Sixth Fform lecture theatre is used for various activities including aerobics.
• Sixth Form dance studio and fitness gym.
• Cross country running and orienteering around the school grounds and fields.

Facilities

The Physical Education Curriculum

• Years 7 & 8 have 2 double lessons a week (a single lesson is 45 minutes long).
• Year 9 have one double and one single lesson a week.
• Years 10 & 11 have one double lesson per week.
• The 6th form has a Wednesday enrichment afternoon.

Curriculum for Girls

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Activities include:

Year 7 and Year 8

Autumn/Spring terms: Dance, Gymnastics, Swimming Hockey and Netball
Summer term: Athletics, Rounders and Tennis

Year 9

Autumn/Spring terms: Hockey, Netball, Swimming, Health Related Fitness and Badminton
Summer term: Athletics, Rounders and Tennis

Year 10

Autumn/Spring terms: Aerobics, Badminton, Health Related Fitness, Volleyball, Personal Survival Swimming & Water Polo
Summer term: Athletics, Rounders and Tennis

Year 11

The students have the opportunity to study Physical Education at both GCSE and A Level. In Year 11, they have some element of choice in the activities they wish to do.

P.E. Options: Badminton, Fitness Work, Water Aerobics, Water-Polo, Synchronised Swimming, Golf, Ju-Jitsu, Life Saving, Rugby, Football and Sports Hall Games.

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Sixth Form

Please click here to view the Sixth Form PE Curriculum

 

Curriculum for Boys

Activities include:

Year 7

Autumn/Spring terms: Football, Rugby, Badminton, Gymnastics & Swimming
Summer term: Athletics, Cricket and Tennis

Year 8

Autumn/Spring terms: Football, Rugby, Badminton, Gymnastics & Swimming
Summer term: Athletics, Cricket and Tennis

Year 9

Autumn/Spring terms: Football, Rugby , Swimming, Health Related Fitness and Badminton
Summer term: Athletics, Cricket and Tennis

Year 10

Autumn/Spring terms: Football, Rugby, Swimming, Health Related Fitness and Badminton
Summer term: Athletics, Cricket and Tennis

Year 11

The students have the opportunity to study Physical Education at both GCSE and A Level. In Year 11, they have some element of choice in the activities they wish to do.

P.E. Options: Badminton, Fitness Work, Water Aerobics, Water-Polo, 

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House and School Sports Competitions

There is also a wide range of Inter House Sports Competitions and School Sports Competition for the pupils to take part in.

House Sports Competitions

• Cross-country running
• Netball
• Hockey
• Football
• Rugby
• Swimming
• Water Polo
• Badminton
• Tennis
• Rounders
• Cricket
• School Sports Day – Inter- house athletics competition for all age groups

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School Sports Competitions

• Westholme Association Rose Bowl for swimming.
• The Neat Dive Trophies
• Westholme Badminton Competition
• Westholme Tennis Competition

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 Sports Trips

• Ski trips
• International sports matches e.g. netball & athletics
• The tennis championships at Wimbledon.
• Various sports tours for sports teams.

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Westholme Sports Awards Evening

A social 'Sports Awards Dinner', for both parents and pupils, is held annually to celebrate the efforts and achievements of our sports squads and teams. This has proved to be a successful and enjoyable event.

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Senior School News

Choir Tour 2018

29 Aug, 18

High notes and high spirits... 

GCSE Results 2018

23 Aug, 18

A superb set of results!

Summer Swim Camp 2018

07 Aug, 18

Keeping fit and having fun!

Millie's Mark Award!

24 Jul, 18

Winning the quality mark for Nursery and Infant School

Super Student of The Term

12 Jul, 18

Superb ambassadors!