Physical Education at Ysgol Bryn Elian

Studying Physical Education

This highly successful and productive department is dedicated to facilitating and encouraging all aspects of physical education. From competitive contact sports to personal fitness, our team provides countless opportunities for individual achievement. As the only secondary school PE department to have won the Conwy Sports Award on two occasions we are proud of the many successes achieved by our pupils, including the Conwy and Eryri Under 18 football cups.


Extra Curricular Sports Clubs


Ysgol Bryn Elian prides itself on offering a wide selection of extra curricular sporting and recreational opportunities for pupils.


The school has encompassed the Conwy School Sports programme to encourage pupils to participate in regular physical activities. Ysgol Bryn Elian has its very own CSS Officer who's role is to consult with pupils, listen to their needs in providing exciting recreational opportunities for pupils outside the curriculum.


Qualified coaches and instructors are employed to offer free coaching during lunchtime and after school. Our after school activities finish at 3.45 - 4pm


The latest Conwy School Sports timetable is available here


EDEXCEL BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport

The BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Sport (equivalent to 2 GCSE's) is a practical work related course. Pupils are required to complete a range of continuous assessments covering the following units.


Fitness Testing and Training

Practical Sport

Anatomy and Physiology

Planning and Running a Sports Event


EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport

BTEC Nationals are designed to provide specialist work related qualifications in a range of vocational industries. Successful completion of the BTEC level 3 Diploma in Sport (equivalent to 2 A Levels) allows pupils to progress to employment or continue their studies at university. Students are required to complete a range of continuous assessments covering the following units.


Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport

Assessing Risk in Sport

Sports Coaching

Sports Development

Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise

Practical Team Sports

Practical Individual Sports

Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport