In Years 7 and 8 pupils follow a programme of activities which enables them to develop skills, communication, teamwork and decision making. Activities include football, netball, hockey, badminton, orienteering, fitness, dance, cricket, athletics, rounders and rugby. Pupils have the opportunity to develop skills in extra-curricular activities including competing against local schools in the Charnwood Schools Sports Competition and county schools tournaments

In recent years, there have been developments in the PE curriculum. Currently in Year 9, pupils opted to do GCSE PE or GCSE Dance as part of the Humphreys  Pathways. All pupils in Year 9 also have Core PE. In Year 10, pupils were guided  towards either GCSE PE, Cambridge National, Level 1/2 in Sport Studies or Core PE. In Year 11 pupils opted within PE to do either GCSE PE, BTEC First Award Level 2 in Sport, GCSE Dance or Core PE.  

Year 7 (2017/2018)

Year 8 (2017/2018)

Year 9 (2017/2018)

Year 10 (2017/2018)

Year 11 (2017/2018)

Core PE

Core PE

GCSE PE (Option Pathway)





GCSE Dance (Option Pathway)

Cambridge National Level 1 / 2 Sports Studies

BTEC First Award Sport




Core PE

Core PE





GCSE Dance


OCR GCSE PE- This course is assessed in two parts; theoretical exam worth 60% of the overall marks, written coursework worth 10% and 3 practical activities worth 30% of the overall mark. Pupils will sit two written exams at the end of Year 11.Theoretical topics covered include; Anatomy & Physiology, biomechanics , socio-cultural issues in sport and Sports Psychology.

BTEC FIRST AWARD LEVEL 2 IN SPORT – This is a four unit course with both practical and written elements to it.. The units are as follows; Unit 1 – Fitness for Sport and Exercise (on line exam), Unit 2- Practical Sports Performance, Unit 5 – Training for Personal Fitness and Unit 6 – Leading Sports Activities 

CAMBRIDGE NATIONAL LEVEL 1/2 IN SPORTS STUDIES- This is a four-unit course, which includes practical assessment, a written exam and coursework to do with current issues in sport. Pupils will be assessed in the following unit ; Contemporary Issues in Sport, Developing Sports Skills, Sports Leadership and Sport and the Media.

AQA GCSE DANCE-This is assessed through a set dance performance as a solo and group as well as an evaluation of choreography skills. They will also be examined on their Knowledge and understanding of choreographic processes and performing skills, Critical appreciation of own work.  And Critical appreciation of professional works

CORE PE – Pupils continue to develop their skills in invasion games, net and wall games, athletics and striking and fielding games. They also have the opportunity to develop leadership and officiating skills through Sports Education and Sports Leadership. We actively encourage pupils to take on other roles than performer to inspire pupils to engage in a health active lifestyle following their time at Humphrey Perkins School.

The PE Department is eagerly looking forward to building on the continued outstanding results that our pupils achieve in Years 7 and 8 each year as we provide new and exciting opportunities to cater for the needs of all our pupils from 11 to 16. Extension 280 Extension 233 Extension 241 Extension 271 Extension 332 Extension 115