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Physical Education

Staff

Mr D Rennie – B.A.(Hons.), P.G.C.E. / Head of Department
Mrs L Bradley – B.A.(Hons.), P.G.C.E. / Subject Teacher
Mrs S Pauley – B.Sc.(Hons.), P.G.C.E. / Subject Teacher
Mr R Clarke - B.Sc (Hons) P.G.C.E. / Subject Teacher

Aims

The PE department at Omagh High School aims to:

  • Deliver the programme of study for PE whilst working towards pupils’ ability to plan, perform and evaluate in PE as set out in the Northern Ireland curriculum.

  • Promote in each pupil a love of, interest in and knowledge of physical activity.

  • Contribute to the physical development of each pupil through the promotion of skill acquisition and competence in a range of physical activities, such as: netball, hockey, football, rugby, basketball, gymnastics, athletics, cross country, swimming, tennis. Other physical activities are also included throughout the year.

  • Many of these activities are further developed through extra-curricular clubs, and pupils also have an opportunity to be selected to represent the school in various sports teams through inter-school competitions.

  • The PE department also offers G.C.S.E Physical Education as an option in year 11 &12. It comprises of both practical and theoretical elements of Physical Education. Pupils can then progress in Years 13 and 14 to study BTEC Level 3 in Sport.

Resources

Assembly hall, Sports hall, Football pitches, Rugby pitches, Astro Turf hockey pitch, Multi Sports Courts, Long jump pit, Shot Putt area, Discus area and Athletics track in summer term.

GCSE Physical Education

Please watch the video to find out what GCSE GCSE Physical Education entails.