Holy Cross is a Catholic High School established by the Catholic Community of the Chorley Deanery.
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Here at Holy Cross we have an extensive curriculum which is built around key stage 3 and key stage 4.
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Our vision is to raise standards of achievement and levels of participation in PE and sport for all our students across the age range.
Our aims are:
All pupils study physical education for two periods per week. Pupils are assessed at regular intervals and are encouraged to accept responsibility for their learning by formal and informal reviews of their progress and performance.
The department offers a broad and balanced curriculum in Key Stage 3.
Activities taught are in line with those studied at GCSE:
Pupils are assessed in the STARS national curriculum strands
Core PE offered to all pupils. Take part in a range of activities.
Core PE themes are leadership, practical sport, health and fitness, NGB/official accredited opportunities, and outdoor education.
Theory – 2 x externally assessed written paper 1hour 30 minutes and 1hour 45 minutes (30% of final mark).
Practical – Assessed in three different activities either as a performer and the production and evaluation of a Personal exercise programme (70% of final mark)
We offer a vast range of extra curricular clubs and activities for ALL of our pupils. Sporting activities and clubs include:
Football, rugby, cricket, basketball, volleyball, dance, dodgeball, indoor and outdoor athletics, netball, gymnastics, stunt cheer, table tennis, swimming, badminton, handball, trampoline, rounders, benchball, rowing, tug of war as well as many other inter tutor and year group competitions.
We encourage every child to take part in some form of extra curricular activity each half term.
Myles Standish Way Chorley, Lancashire PR7 3LS Tel:
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