Subsequently we seek to ensure that students of all abilities are encouraged to be the best they possibly can.
By this rationale, the department believes that both ' Sport for All' and Elite sporting performance can flourish side by side.
Neptunes Swim Academy have an outstanding reputation around Abu Dhabi and have assisted hundreds of children learn to swim, and coached swimmers who compete in national championships.
We believe that every student should be given the opportunity to achieve their potential.
Key Stage 4 (Years 10 -11) Year 10 and Year 11 consists of two lessons of 55 minute periods a week for the majority of students.
Students will be provided with a number of enrichment opportunities throughout the year in order to further inspire and engage our students into continuing their participation in health-related exercise, sport and physical activity.They will be involved in problem-solving, communication with others and team-building.Students will be encouraged to understand the importance of a healthy life style through participation in and enjoyment of a variety of activities and environments.Co-curricular activities for Dance run throughout the year in a newly-created designated dance space to support our ambitious plans to become the regions’ leading Dance centre of excellence.BIS Abu Dhabi works in partnership with Neptunes Swim Academy to deliver a high quality swim program to our students during lessons.Key Stage 1 (Years 1 – 2) Students are taught one 55 minute lesson of PE and one 55 minute lesson of swimming per week.In order to keep the curriculum varied and broad, students change their activities/units of study after 6 weeks.The GCSE course itself is split 40% practical coursework and 60% theory, which has an external examination paper at the end of Year 11.During the practical element of the course the students are assessed at three practical activities.In order to support the Nord Anglia Education and Juilliard Performing Arts School partnership, the PE department have developed FS, KS2 and KS3 schemes of learning extending the provision for Dance in KS1.Year 1 and Year 2 classes receive a twenty-five minute dance lesson per week delivered by a dance specialist.