Core Physical Education
The Physical Education & Sport Department at Spires Academy offers a variety of sporting opportunities for students. Pupils will receive 6 high quality PE lessons over the duration of the timetable, which will involve activities such as Invasion Games, Dance, Gymnastics, Net & Wall Games, Striking & Fielding, Athletics & Health Related Fitness.
The BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Sport has been developed at Spires Academy to encourage personal development through practical participation and performance in a range of sports and exercise activities. The course encourages our learners to develop their people, communication, planning and team-working skills. There is also a progression route for the learners to continue their development through sport to Level 3.
GCSE Leisure & Tourism
The Leisure and Tourism industry is one the UK's largest employers and this is seen as a step towards long term employability. Leisure and Tourism allows for a variety of opportunities to develop a sound knowledge and understanding of the industry. Learners will look into changing leisure activities and travel behaviour, the changes in patterns of tourism, including the issue of sustainability, issues faced by the industry including health and safety and explore leisure and tourism activities in the UK and abroad.