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Dunfermline High School

What is PE at DHS?

At every level within the subject, pupils will explore the importance and impact of Physical, Emotional, Mental & Social qualities and characteristics on their participation in PE and life outside of the department.


In addition to developing the skills required to perform in the subject, pupils will also learn about the positive impact PE can have on their Physical, Emotional and Mental wellbeing.


Pupils will experience a variety of activities across their time in the department, which could include:

  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Gymnastics
  • Rugby
  • Fitness
  • Softball/Rounders
  • Table Tennis


The department also offer various courses that pupils can engage with having experienced BGE throughout S1-3. The PE courses currently offered at DHS are:

  • National 3/4/5 Physical Education
  • Higher Physical Education
  • Sports Leadership Award
  • Dance Leadership Award
  • SFA Football Refereeing