Physical Education



Examination Board: AQA

Sixth Form students are welcome to participate in any of the activities running on a Wednesday afternoon. They also help organise and run various inter-house and fundraising events throughout the year.

The AS/A2 course is 60% theory and 40% practical. Pupils are assessed in two activities towards their AS grade and one activity plus a written piece of coursework at A2. Theoretical components include analysis of movement, skill acquisition, aggression in sport and the concept of sportsmanship.

Possible Careers

Physical education, physiotherapy, sports science, sports psychology, sports management, sports coaching, fitness training.


We compete against local schools in fencing, football, cross-country, rugby, athletics and cricket. We are involved in numerous ISA events throughout the year, including the athletics which we host at Norman Park. We have recently established the U14`s Challoner Rugby 10`s at Beckenham Rugby Club that is attended by 12 local schools.


We have established numerous links with local clubs including Shortlands House Fencing, Millwall FC, Beckenham Rugby Club, Blackheath and Bromley Athletics Club and Shortlands Golf Club