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Woodbridge High School

Woodbridge High School

Physical Education

Physical education is a great way to experience new activities, have fun and get active. The curriculum at Woodbridge is designed to allow students to have a go at lots of new activities and improve their skills in more familiar sports.

Activities offered through the years at Woodbridge are:

Athletics Fitness Netball
Badminton Football OAA
Basketball Futsal Parkour
Boxercise Gymnastics Rugby
Cricket Handball Table Tennis
Dance Hockey  

We also offer a range of extra curricular activities:

Athletics Football Parkour
Badminton Fitness Rugby
Basketball Handball Table Tennis
Cricket Hockey  
Cross Country Indoor Athletics  
Dance Netball  

Kit Expectations

All students are expected to wear PE Kit for lessons. This includes any non-participants. The Woodbridge PE Kit consists of:

  • White or house polo shirt
  • Black tracksuit bottoms or shorts
  • White socks
  • Suitable trainers (please note converse are NOT suitable for PE as they offer no ankle support)
  • For Rugby gum-shields are compulsory
  • Students are advised to also purchase either a school tracksuit top or plain black tracksuit top without a hood to keep warm during outdoor activities.
  • Students that are on football or hockey may also wish to bring astro boots and shin pads.


In KS3 students develop knowledge, tactics and skills in a range of sporting related activities. As a department we look to build upon the fundamental movement skills developed in primary school. We do this through a range of invasion games, aesthetic activities and racket sports. Additionally, in the summer term we provide students with the chance to learn and play in striking and fielding activities as well as athletics. All KS3 students have two hours of PE a week.


In years 10 and 11 students engage in physical activity to help create lifelong healthy habits. Students are given the autonomy to pick and choose the sports/activities they take part in. Staff provide guidance and structure to these lessons while allowing students the opportunity to independently lead, officiate and manage their activity.

Students will have the opportunity to change activities after each half-term.

At Woodbridge, we offer a range of examination courses in Physical Education to suit our wide variety of students.


The course explores a range of areas including how exercise affects the body, participation in sport, healthy active lifestyles and analysis of performance.

Students can be assessed as a performer, coach or official giving you the chance to achieve your highest possible grade.

Cambridge National

The Cambridge National in Sport and Physical Activity qualification provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge, understanding and skills of the essentials of sport. There is a blend of coursework and exam assessment offering students the chance to demonstrate a variety of learned skills.


At Key Stage 5 we offer two options in PE. The Cambridge Technical in Sport and Physical Activity and the traditional PE A Level (AS and A2).


A level PE gives our students the chance to study the subject in depth. The course all students to understand and learn about the socio-cultural and scientific elements of sport. A Level PE links well with, Psychology, Biology and Sociology.

Cambridge Technical in Sport and Physical Activity

We offer single, double and triple Cambridge Technical qualifications in Sport and Physical Activity. Students study a range of units ranging from anatomy and physiology to business and sport. Some units are coursework based, others examined.

PE Kit

Please click HERE for the PE kit.

Sports Team Kit

Please click HERE to order items for students studying GCSE, A-level, CTEC and CNAT.