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Physical Education & Dance

Important information regarding PE Kit. PE Kit Policy

Broad General Education (BGE)

S1 – Movement skills and competencies

S2 – Cooperation and competition

S3 – Evaluating and appreciating


These are the Significant Aspects of Learning and they are developed throughout our BGE phase and beyond. The Personal Qualities and Cognitive Skills in particular are prevalent throughout the wider school curriculum.

National Qualifications

S3 – Elective course – Fast track course for National 4 and 5.

National 4, National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.

These courses are focussed on 2 units. A practical unit looking at Performance Skills and a theoretical unit looking at the Factors Impacting Performance. Students can see the outcomes they are covering and the course assessment details in the classroom displays. An overview of when assessments are most likely to take place can be found here Physical Education Assessment Dates

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Leadership course
2 Periods per week. Students will develop leadership skills and work towards SCQF Level 5 or 6.


Dance also features as a stand alone subject within the Physical Education faculty. Details can be found below.

Extra Curricular Activities

Craigmount offers one of the largest extra-curricular programmes in Edinburgh and students represent Craigmount in a wide range of competitive and non competitive activities. Details can be found by clicking the link below.


All resources are within OneDrive (sites) where students login using their school username and password. (

CHS Student Resources for N4 – Advanced Higher PE

SQA Physical Education

Education Scotland Physical Education

National 4 PE Information Sheet

National 5 PE Information Sheet

National 4. Course breakdown

National 5. Course breakdown

Higher. Course breakdown

SQA Dance

Education Scotland Dance

BBC Bitesize



 Craig BeattieTeacher
 Michael GrayTeacher
 Joanna MacKayTeacher
 Ingham McGhieTeacher
 Neil RussellActive Schools Co-ordinator
 Rebekah SmithTeacher
 Sheena WoodTeacher

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Information about extra-curricular activities updated here.

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