Physical Education

The PE Curriculum aims to promote, in all students, an understanding and appreciation of the positive benefits of health and physical activity.

What students gain:

Course details

We offer a varied range of qualifications to all students, as well as the surrounding community and other schools.

Key Stage 4

Currently being offered in Years 9, 10 and 11 we have BTEC Level 2 in Sport and GCSE PE.

Key Stage 5

Students will be offered the opportunity to access the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.

Academically the Curriculum area offers the VTCT Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Studies.

Core Physical Education programme

All students in Years 7-11 receive one hour of PE lessons each week and the curriculum continually develops to suit the needs of every student.

Key Stage 3

A wide variety of traditional and non-traditional physical activities, including football, rugby, handball, swimming, basketball, netball, athletics, rounders, cricket, zumba, pilates, boxercise, trampolining, cheerleading, cycling and gymnastics are offered.

Key Stage 4

A combination of the development from the KS3 curriculum with Heart start/Life support and alternative certification.
Students may represent the school in a large number of sports/activities, including:

Football, basketball, cricket, rugby league, swimming and athletics (indoor and cross country).

Football, netball, rounders, swimming, cheerleading, trampolining, athletics (indoor and cross country)

How we teach:

The PE/Performing Arts Zone is a thriving area offering an extensive variety of curricular and extra-curricular activities. The team is made up of five full time staff members, including a swimming specialist.

We promote the high quality provision of Physical Education at Tong and across the Bradford School Sports Partnership, which is a sustainable sporting framework for primary schools locally.

We have developed local sport partnerships with a varied network of local sports institutions and increased the contribution that they bring to student achievement at Tong Leadership Academy.

Our partners include the Bradford Bulls, Bradford City FC, Halifax Town Football Club, Bradford Park Avenue, West Bowling Cricket Club, East Bierley Cricket Club, Dudley Hill Rugby League Football Club


The sporting facilities are state-of-the-art with a full size, floodlit, 3rd generation astro-turf pitch two floodlit multi-use games areas, which include three full size basketball courts (6 baskets/stands), and four tennis/netball courts.

There is also an extensive grassed area with a rugby pitch and two football pitches.

Further sports fields include an extra rugby pitch, a cricket/athletics area and more training areas. The indoor facilities include a 25m swimming pool, fitness suite (all Techno gym equipment), large sports hall and gymnasium, a dance studio and climbing wall. In addition, there is a designated PE classroom with interactive whiteboard.

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