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About Consilium

Consilium Academies is a multi-academy Trust working across the North of England. It has nine academy schools located in Yorkshire, the North West, and the North East. Consilium is dedicated to enriching lives and inspiring ambitions for both students and colleagues.


Curriculum Intent

Our curriculum vision applies to all our young people, regardless of background, gender, sexual orientation or ability.

Our young people will develop a life-long love of learning through our rich, broad and balanced curriculum and expert delivery.

All students at Heworth Grange School are, without exception, entitled to a world-class education that is holistic, ambitious and aspirational.

It is vital that we prepare our young people so that they are empowered to become engaged, positive and respectful citizens, through a dedicated focus on professional development.

We are responsible for ensuring our young people are confident to pursue ambitious next steps in education, employment or training, which will support their future careers.

Knowledge and skills:

Through our curriculum, students:

  • Develop a love of sport and physical activity and an appreciation of their importance in our lives for social, mental and physical health and fitness.
  • Develop technique and improve performance in a broad range of activities.
  • Develop a range of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents or physical challenges.
  • Analyse performance compared to previous ones to improve personal bests.
  • Develop the qualities necessary for success in sport and life, including determination, resilience, empathy and respect.
  • Learn to work independently, collaboratively, cooperatively and competitively.
  • Experience participation in extracurricular events, compete as part of a representative team and have the opportunity to adopt leadership roles.
  • Learn about the sporting and physical activity world around and inclusive contexts.
  • Build knowledge and understand how concepts and skills link between topics and subjects.
  • Develop confidence in communication skills and have opportunity to adopt a variety of roles.

Curriculum Overview

Click on the document at the bottom of this page to view and easy read version of the full curriculum overview


Physical Education


Physical Education is a compulsory subject in the National Curriculum and is undertaken by all pupils in KS4.  It is essential that suitable kit and appropriate footwear is worn for lessons. The school PE uniform of plain navy remains the requirement in Year 10 and 11.

A degree of choice in selecting which activity pathway to follow is usually possible, with the aim of ensuring pupils are well motivated to enjoy their participation, to make progress in their chosen activities and to develop healthy active lifestyles.

We offer a very wide range of sports:

  • Team Games – Basketball, Football, Futsal, Hockey, Netball, Rugby
  • Striking/Fielding Games – Cricket, Golf, Rounders, Softball
  • Net Games – Badminton, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball            
  • Gymnastic Sports – Gymnastics, Trampoline
  • Fitness Activities – Aerobics/Circuits/HIIT, Indoor Rowing, Athletics, Yoga
  • Alternative Games – Dodgeball, Pop Lacrosse, Rock-it-ball, Ultimate Disc

Additional Information & Who to Contact

If you require any further information or have any questions, then please contact Mr Beresford on

Sport BTEC First Award


‘BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Sport’ (2018) is the option to study for a qualification in sport and is additional to Core PE. Those opting for ‘BTEC Sport’ should have a keen interest in the study of fitness and training, as well as a commitment to sport and practical performance.

Course Structure

There are four units of study, each worth 25% of the course – Unit 1 is an exam and the other three units are assessed by school staff through coursework assignments. 

The Award can be achieved at: Level 1 Pass and Level 2 Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*.


  • Unit 1 - Fitness for Sport and Exercise – an on-screen test that covers training concepts, training methods and fitness testing. 
  • Unit 2 - Practical Sports Performance – candidates will study two selected sports and produce projects that contain both written and practical coursework. 
  • Unit 3 - Applying the Principles of Personal Fitness – students design, implement and evaluate a personal fitness training program, so assignments are both written and practical.
  • Unit 4 - The Sports Performer in Action – candidates will produce written assignments on the short-term and long-term effects of exercise on the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems.

Additional Information & Who to contact 

Click here to view the BTEC Sport Specification

If you require any further information or have any questions, then please contact Mr Beresford on