PE & Performing Arts
The PE & Performing Arts Faculty (PEPA) offer a wide range of both practical and theory based subjects through Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5. The PEPA Faculty consists of the following subject areas:
- Physical Education & Sport
- Performing Arts
Each department offers the students a wide range of activities both within the National Curriculum and as part of an extensive Extra-Curricular Programme.
All students during Key Stage 3 will study the following subjects:
- Physical Education
As students move into Key Stage 4 students will continue to participate in Physical Education as part of their timetable, and will also have the opportunity to choose to study a range of GCSE's and BTEC courses which the PEPA Faculty offer. Key Stage 4 options include:
- GCSE Dance
- GCSE Drama
- GCSE Music
- GCSE Physical Education
- BTEC Sport
- Creative & Media Diploma
If students wish to continue their studies into Key Stage 5 there are a range of courses offered:
- A-Level Dance
- A-Level Music
- A-Level Drama
- BTEC Sport & Performing Arts.
For all subjects offered within the PEPA Faculty (Key Stage 3-5), departments will be organising trips and visits from outside speakers to enable students to consolidate and apply their learning.
The PEPA Extra-Curricular Programme includes: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, BTEC Sport, Choir, Cricket, Dance, Drama, Fitness, Football, GCSE PE, Handball, Hockey, Keyboard Club, Netball, Rounders, Swimming, Tennis, Trampolining and Wind Band.
Students choosing to study subjects and/or attend clubs offered within the PEPA Faculty will also have the opportunity to represent the Academy throughout the Academic Year in one of the following:
-Physical Education: Medway Secondary School Games Competitions
-Performing Arts: Concerts
-Performing Arts: Shows