Physical Education

Our diverse curriculum, inter-house competitions and extra-curricular programme is central to our focus and a big part of academy life. At KS4, students are able to study GCSE PE and from September 2017 students will be able to study BTEC Level 3 in Sport and Fitness services. 

The PE Team

Assistant Principal and Curriculum Leader,

Mr Phil Lucas

PE Teachers:

Ms Karly Dove

Mr Adam Smith (Head of House - Fletchers)

Ms Nicole Ravenscroft

PE Instructor:

Mr Derrick Nwokeji


If you have any queries please contact – lucasphil@cityacademyislington.org.uk


We aim to ensure that all pupils:

  • Can execute/adapt/refine the skills of different sports fluently in a range of different situations
  • Are physically literate and healthy
  • Have access to a range of sporting opportunities and experiences
  • Are aware of the need and benefits of sport and exercise
  • Have the opportunity to play competitive sport as part of a team

We seek to build conceptual understanding of:

  • Outwitting Opponents
  • Decision making
  • Evaluation
  • Replication
  • Developing physical fitness
  • Application of Strategy/Tactics
  • Health and fitness
  • Anatomy and Physiology

PE – KS3