The importance of regular physical education and sporting opportunity is recognised at King Edward VI Aston. The PE curriculum provides opportunity for all pupils to develop mentally,physically and socially. Students grow in confidence, acquire leadership skills and learn lifelong healthy lifestyles and habits. The PE department aims to provide opportunity for all students of all abilities to represent the school in a variety of sports.
Staff Names and Roles
- N.Ibbetson – Subject Leader, i/c Cricket & Badminton
- M. Downing – Assistant Head, i/c Basketball
- D.Smart – Assistant Head & i/c Athletics
- S.Wright Smith – Head of Rugby
Additional staff supporting the Games programme
- A.Loveridge – i/c Hockey
- B.Hall – i/c Football
- A.M.Smith & P.Bennett – Hockey Coaches
- I.Davis – Rugby Coach
Useful Websites to support your son’s learning
Opportunities outside of lessons
Inter school matches regularly take place during Games afternoons, after school and on Saturday mornings. The PE Department offers school teams in the following activities – Rugby, Hockey, Badminton, Tennis, Athletics, Football and Basketball.
Every 3 years – International rugby tour (2 weeks) – Recent countries visited include Canada (2014 & 2011) South Africa (2003 & 2009) and Australia (2007). Next international tour planned for Oct 2017