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.
An Introduction to Physical Education
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Acquiring Movement Skills
- Socio-cultural studies relating to participation in physical activity
Principles and concepts across different areas of Physical Education
- Historical Studies
- Sports Psychology
- Exercise and Sport Physiology
Scientific Options Resources
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.