KS5

The PE department delivers the subject at both AS and A2 levels. The emphasis at A level is on the theoretical aspects of the subject with some practical application and oral / written coursework. Each course contains 3 modules as outlined below.

AS

An Introduction to Physical Education

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Acquiring Movement Skills
  • Socio-cultural studies relating to participation in physical activity

A2

Principles and concepts across different areas of Physical Education

Socio-cultural options:

  • Historical Studies
  • Sports Psychology
  • Exercise and Sport Physiology

Scientific Options Resources

Facilities

The sports facilities at the school include a fully-equipped sports hall, a fully equipped gymnasium, two grass pitches and a handball alley.  The school also makes use local facilities for extra curricular activities, e.g. Lough Muckno, driving range, golf course, etc.