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  • Mrs Irving (Physical Education)
  • Mr Roberston (Physical Education)
  • Mr Shepherd (Physical Education)
  • Mrs Johnstone (Health Food & Technology)
  • Miss McLaggan (Health Food & Technology)
  • Ms Ramsay (Health Food & Technology)
  • Mr Colhoun (Active Schools Coordinator)

Mr Vernon

PT Health Improvement

Mr Robertson

Physical Education

Mrs Irving

Physical Education

Mr Shepherd

Physical Education

Mrs Johnstone

Health Food & Technology

Ms McLaggan

Health Food & Technology

Ms Ramsay

Health Food & Technology

Curriculum Overview

Physical Education

What is my child learning in BGE PE?

Pupils will learn and take part in a wide variety of sports and physical activities in BGE PE.  Blocks of sports include football, rugby, netball, swimming, badminton, health & fitness and athletics.  Pupils also get the opportunity to choose how they want to learn, options include climbing, dodgeball, golf, volleyball, walking, table tennis, dance, gymnastics and many more.

Planning is based on the Curriculum for Excellence HI E&Os - https://education.gov.scot/Documents/hwb-across-learning-eo.pdf

Assessment is based around the PE Benchmarks - https://education.gov.scot/nih/Documents/HWBPhysicalEducationBenchmarksPDF.pdf

Kit -

Pupils need a top, shorts or sport leggings, socks and trainers for inside PE, no particular colour or styles are required. If outside then jumpers/ hoodies and tracksuit bottoms could be worn. 

Football boots are recommended for football/ rugby blocks but not essential.

Mouthguards are recommended for rugby if taken part in full contact activities. 

Swimsuits/ shorts are required for the swimming block (generally Jan-April).

Extracurricular Activities -

There are lots of extra curricular activities offered in PE, including football, rugby, netball, climbing, and much more.  Follow our Instagram page for news on all things extra curricular - @brechinhighpe

There are lots of information around local sports and clubs on the Active School Website - https://www.angus.gov.uk/schools_and_young_people/active_schools


What is my child learning in Senior PE?

All Senior Pupils will take part in two periods of Core PE.  

Seniors can also choose certificate PE from National 5 to Advanced Higher level. Pupils learn how to develop their performance in sport and are assessed through practical and theory components.Seniors can also choose Certificate PE. See also National Qualifications - Physical Education

Seniors can also choose Sports Leaders Award L5 for their Wider Achievement in S5 or S6.  This is for those interested in developing their coaching skills and to help the PE dept deliver Extra Curricular clubs - https://www.sportsleaders.org/qualifications-programmes/sports-leadership

Sports Awards 2021 

Every year we hold our Sports Awards.  All the winners, including the BHS Hall of Fame and our Athletics Records, can be found here: https://sites.google.com/angus-ed.org/bhspe-sportawardrecords/home

Watch presentations on BHS Sports Highlights 2019/20 and the Sports Awards 2020

Click here for the BHS Sports Awards Records website.

Health Food and Technology

What is my child learning in Health Food and Technology?

BGE Health and Food Technology gives pupils the opportunity to learn about food and textiles, developing their skills in a practical setting.  They develop their knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of different areas, covering topics such as Eating for Health, Convenience vs Homemade, Food Science, Foods of the World  and Farm to Fork.

Generally pupils cook every second week and ingredients are paid for by the school.  

Pupils are required to bring in their own container when they are cooking and it is their responsibility to take the dish home and not waste the food.


Follow the Health Food and Technology Dept's Instagram page for news and examples of great work - @brechinhigh_hft


What is my child learning in Senior HFT

There are a number of course options that are available in the senior phase.

Practical Cookery National 4/5: https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/47439.html

Practical Cake Craft National 5: https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/56929.html

Health and Food Technology National 4 - Higher: https://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/47899.html 






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