Physical Education S1/S2 Course


  • To allow every pupil to experience success at their own level.
  • To promote a practical understanding of the range of activities in which they will participate.
  • To make all lessons as physically active as possible, thereby contributing to the pupils' overall health and fitness.
  • To encourage the pupils to accept responsibility for their own learning.
  • To promote positive attitudes toward working with others in group and team situations.
  • To engage the pupils in a wide range of activities which may provide foundation for participation outwith physical education and beyond into adult life.

Activities in S1 & S2

  • Basketball
  • Hockey
  • Dance
  • Fitness Testing
  • Cricket
  • Lacrosse
  • Gymnastics
  • Creative Dance
  • Athletics
  • Tennis
  • Social Dance
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Volleyball

Kit required for P.E

The following guidelines should be adhered to for all PE classes:

  • Clothing should be comfortable and practical.
  • Warm sports clothing should be worn for outdoor activities.
  • Sports clothing should not advertise alcohol or drink related products.
  • Football/rugby boots will be required for rugby, football and hockey.
  • Training shoes should be clean for indoor use and should have non-marking soles.
  • Pupils should change before and after PE. They should not travel to or from school in their PE kit or go to other classes in their kit.
  • Pupils are encouraged to shower after lessons, so a towel should be brought to all PE classes.
  • Pupils should bring a note explaining any reason for missing PE on medical grounds.

Kit required for extra curricular Rugby and Hockey

Emerald green polo shirt
Navy blue games skirt
Navy blue knee length socks
Hockey stick
Football boots
Tracksuit (predominantly blue)
Royal blue rugby strip
Black shorts (S1-S3); Seniors wear white
Royal blue socks
Rugby boots

(PE kit can be purchased from Intersport, Galashiels & polo shirts from the PE Dept.)

Meet the PE Staff