Category : PE

Students at KS3 will receive a double lesson of PE a week. Students study the following topics during the year:

Outwitting Opponents through games such as Football, Netball, Basketball, Badminton and Rugby, Cricket and Rounders.
Accurate Replication through gymnastics and trampolining.
Performing at Maximum Levels through activities such as athletics and Cross Country.
Exercising safely and effectively: done through extensive warm ups and fitness monitoring throughout the year.

Currently KS4 students study BTEC level 2 Diploma in Sport (this is on the option Block); the students in Year 10 receive a double lesson a week of PE. Here we build up on the work done in KS3.

Students will get opportunities to do various Sports Leaders Courses.

In year 11 students will only get 1 single lesson of PE a week and during the year pupils get a variety of sports to choose from, including Football, Badminton, Rugby, Cricket, Rounders, Trampolining, and Fitness.


Inter-Schools Athletics Postponed

July 3, 2013 in Front Page News, PE, Sports, Students by Mrs C O'Brien

Due to weather concerns tomorrow the organisers of the inter-schools athletics have decided to cancel tomorrow’s competition and they have re-organised it for Tuesday 9th July.

All students must come to school tomorrow in normal uniform and go to all lessons as normal.

Practices for the athletics will still go ahead tonight and tomorrow night after school.


Rhyddings triumph over Mount Carmel!

May 3, 2013 in Front Page News, PE, Sports by Mrs C O'Brien

Last night Rhyddings hosted the first Rounders League games for years 7,8,9 and 10. The sun was shining out over the Heys in more ways than one last night as three of the four teams won their first game. It is the first year that the Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Schools have come together for a rounders league, and with 12 schools entered into the competition the weeks leading up to the summer holidays will be jam packed full of rounders fun! Over 40 students represented Rhyddings last night at the Heys and new members are more than welcome to join. Teams will be rotated each week to ensure everyone gets a game. Ask Mrs O’Brien or Miss Delaney about practice times or more information about joining our growing extra curricular programme!


Year 7s WON 12-2 (Captain – Amy Gargan)

Year 8s WON 4-2 1/2 (Captain – Olivia Cryer)

Year 9s WON 3 1/2 – 2 1/2 (Captain – Taylor Mellor)

Yeat 10s Lost (Just) 5 – 4 (Captain – Abby Rogers)

Well done to all players. Next games are TUESDAY 7th May against St Augustine’s, and WEDNESDAY 8th May against Clitheroe Royal Grammar School. Team sheets will be up TODAY!


Fitness For Females!

April 18, 2013 in Front Page News, PE, Sports by Mrs C O'Brien

Starting next week the PE department are offering year 9 and 10 GIRLS the opportunity to participate in a fun, varied, active fitness programme that is completely FREE! Each week we are offering something different. Classes such as Zumba, Tae-Bo, Bollywood fitness and Circuits are just a few of whats on offer. Each class will aim to improve your cardiovascular fitness as well as help you tone up, helping you shape up for summer!

It starts next Wednesday (24th May) and we have Aerobics in the Gym. For a full programme of events please see Mrs O’Brien, and pick up a registration form to join our new and exciting programme!


Girls Football

November 6, 2012 in Front Page News, PE, Sports, Students by Mrs C O'Brien

Girls Football will start NEXT Wednesday, 3-4pm. It is open for ALL years. Please bring football boots (no metal studs), shin pads, and warm clothes (waterproofs) as most practices will be outdoors and on grass. We will try and play in most weather conditions! If you don’t own shin pads or boots, please dont worry or go buying any at this stage, just bring old trainers.

If any year 10 girls would like to help out and coach a team, please come and see me!


Harriet selected for NW Basketball Team

September 25, 2012 in Front Page News, PE, Students, Testimonials by Rhyddings


Old P.E Kit

July 13, 2012 in Front Page News, PE by Mrs C O'Brien

Have you grown this year and in need of a new PE kit for September? If so, and you have no siblings to pass it down to, PE would love to take it off your hands for their spare kit box. Please don’t throw your old kit away, donate it to us!

This also applies to students who are leaving, please pass on your kit!

Thanks, PE