S5 Physical Education is a compulsory class which helps towards young people achieving the 2 hours of physical activity recommended by the Scottish Government.

This course provides senior pupils with the opportunity to participate in a wide range of physical activities and experience a variety of roles.

The pupils will be invited to select the facility they will work at for the year and from this, pupils will decide which activity they will engage in.   The block will include the development of pupil’s fitness, the refinement of skills and techniques as well as pupils gaining a greater knowledge and understanding of these activities throughout the whole year.  Some of the options are listed below:

Indoor Hall Basketball
Badminton
Handball
Volleyball
Dance Studio Level 1 UK Dance Leader Award
Astroturf Football
Hockey
Tennis
Tag American Football
Tag Rugby
Bat and Ball
Grass Pitch Football
Tag American Football
Tag Rugby
Bat and Ball
Warrender Gym (Edinburgh Leisure) Gym

For more information on the Dance Leader course please go to the Leaders in Sport section.