Head of Department
Mrs A Goodall

KS4 Specification - OCR

In the Physical Education department there are four subject specialists who teach a wide variety of activities. Our aim is for the students to experience enjoyment whilst achieving the highest possible standards of which they are capable as well as developing their self-confidence and self-esteem.

During Key Stage 3, our students will develop their skills in various games activities, gymnastics, dance, orienteering, fitness and athletics. At Key Stage 4, all students follow the core Physical Education programme but are also offered the opportunity to study GCSE Physical Education. For those students who want to extend their interest and knowledge in the subject we also offer A-level Physical Education to our sixth form students.

Our facilities include a gymnasium, dance hall (with iTV technology), an astro-turf pitch, five netball/tennis courts and playing fields. We encourage all students to participate in our extensive extra-curricular programme. We have representative teams in a wide variety of sports and have achieved success at county, regional and national level. Throughout the year we also enhance the curriculum by offering trips to the theatre, international sports matches and gymnastic and dance performances.

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examination results


of GCSE students achieved grades 9-7


of GCSE students achieved grades 9-6


of GCSE students achieved grades 9-4

What we've been up to...

06Feb '23

We would like to congratulate Vivien (#WKGSY7) who has just completed 3 weekends at County Swimming Championships. She achieved medal positions in 15 races + 1 gold and 3 silvers in team relays together with Anya (Y7). Overall, she claimed 2nd place for girls (age 12 category). https://t.co/XcruywnNm0

01Feb '23

There are still a final few tickets available for the forthcoming production of Grease. Performances are on Wednesday 8th, Thursday 9th and Friday 10th February at 7:00pm. The matinee performance is at 2:30pm on Saturday 11th February. ticketsource.co.uk/west-kirby-graโ€ฆ #greaseistheword https://t.co/IPakwlb3JB

28Jan '23

We were delighted for our #WKGS Eco-committee this week when they were awarded the Eco-schools Global Citizens award in an online ceremony; our students show real passion about environmental and sustainability issues and we are really proud of them for achieving this award. https://t.co/XxzuKscQV4

27Jan '23


24Jan '23

Some of our Y11 GCSE PE students at the Upton Trampolining competition tonight performing their routines, ready for practical evidence submission ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ @WestKirbyGS https://t.co/TrY3UKrlOG

24Jan '23

I just uploaded โ€œWest Kirby Grammar School - Global Citizenship Award.MOVโ€ to #Vimeo: vimeo.com/792179445

23Jan '23

Well done to the Y7 netball team on their win against Birkenhead School tonight. Some fantastic skills on display ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ #WKGSY7 @WestKirbyGS https://t.co/xcBoDsxWTr

20Jan '23

We are pleased to announce that our #WKGS Robotics Club is up and running with our first session taking place today. Lots of exciting projects using BBC Microbit, Servo Boards and Move Motor kits. Friday at 1:30 in C3 (D&T Block). All welcome. #STEM #Robotics #WomenInSTEM https://t.co/S6lCsCXI5D

20Jan '23

Well done and good luck everyone. A record number of students have qualified this year. twitter.com/WKGS_Computingโ€ฆ

19Jan '23

Limited Grease tickets still available! We are pleased to offer a fully licensed bar service, along with soft drinks, sweets and confectionery. The bar will be open before the performance and during the interval with cashless payment available. Book now: ticketsource.co.uk/west-kirby-graโ€ฆ https://t.co/WlM7brfQTM

18Jan '23

Great running from Isla, Holly, Orla, Annabelle and Lucy today at the Merseyside Schools XC Champs. Isla gained automatic selection for the English Schools Champs ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ @WestKirbyGS https://t.co/tV4trnFo3H

18Jan '23

Well done to Cosette, Sophie, Isabella, Adela, Orla and Olivia for their performances in the Merseyside XC Champs today. Automatic selection to the English Schools Champs for Cosette ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘@WestKirbyGS https://t.co/pbMDI8Cs19

18Jan '23

Fantastic runs from Bonnie, Isla, Poppy and Maisie in the Merseyside Schools XC Championships today in tough conditions. Bonnie and Isla selected to represent Merseyside v Cheshire in March ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ @WestKirbyGS https://t.co/U6qyLZxTqG

18Jan '23

Our #WKGSCommunity have celebrated #ChineseNewYear2023 this week in their assemblies with Mr Vane. Special thanks to Claudia, Melissa, Georgina and Isabella in their fantastic efforts at restoring our Chinese lion at Model Club, ready in time for the assemblies. https://t.co/JoKzYdz3R4

18Jan '23

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and able Receptionist who will also work as the First Aid Lead for the school, supporting the work of the Front Office and Administration staff, with immediate effect. wkgs.org/latest-news/vaโ€ฆ https://t.co/jsnKRbfBeG