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Anyone else hate PE?

SubrooSubroo Posts: 11 Fast Newbie
Any advice on how to get out of it? 

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  • SubrooSubroo Posts: 11 Fast Newbie
    I mean a decent excuse. Tried the forgetting kit excuse, but it didn't go well 
  • ShaunieShaunie No one. England 🏠Posts: 3,839 Ultimate Poster
    edited April 4
    I used to fake a note from my parents and write that ive hurt my leg or that im unwell so cant take part. Though you cant use that for long & i think is illegal to fake someone signature. But my parents said i could lol. Could ask your parents to write it for you?

    Though my PE teacher hated me for finding ways of getting out of pe lessons but yeah they used to make us go out in the freezing cold even when was snowing. And in the end i used to get too many detentions for it and realised it was probably easier if i just did the PE aha

    how comes you hate PE?

    Kindness begins from the understanding that we all struggle.
  • AidanAidan Clever idiot Posts: 948 Incredible Poster
    Hey,

    I used to hate PE as well, I was unfit and had a bad body image so doing exercise in exposing, tight clothing was a nightmare for me.

    I wouldn't recommend dishonesty in retrospect, but I once broke down about PE in front of my parents and they ended up writing notes saying I've injured my shoulder and needed time off for me to show the PE teachers. I did this until the term was over.

    Is there someone you can talk about in school about why you can't do PE? I know at my school some people were excluded from PE for medical reasons (physical, and mental) so it is possible.
  • SubrooSubroo Posts: 11 Fast Newbie
    Its just horrible.  I don't find it fun.  I didn't have my kit last week and she made me do it in my pants as its the 3rd time I didn't have my kit!  Its just evil
  • ShaunieShaunie No one. England 🏠Posts: 3,839 Ultimate Poster
    edited April 4
    Subroo said:
    Its just horrible.  I don't find it fun.  I didn't have my kit last week and she made me do it in my pants as its the 3rd time I didn't have my kit!  Its just evil
    Um think would not be right if did if in your pants. Dk probs complain. 
    Kindness begins from the understanding that we all struggle.
  • SubrooSubroo Posts: 11 Fast Newbie
    Shaunie said:
    Subroo said:
    Its just horrible.  I don't find it fun.  I didn't have my kit last week and she made me do it in my pants as its the 3rd time I didn't have my kit!  Its just evil
    Um think would not be right if did if in your pants. Dk probs complain. 
    How would I go about complaining? They will just say its my fault for not having my kit 
  • AidanAidan Clever idiot Posts: 948 Incredible Poster
    I'd try to settle things informally with admin or the teachers first.

    If nothing changes still, ask for your school's complaints procedure and follow that. Maybe student services or the headteacher can help you with it. Every school in England must have one.

    If that goes nowhere either, then I'd write a letter to the head teacher, and then a letter to the governor/ academy trustees.

    The final step if absolutely nothing goes anywhere, is a complaint to the department of education. Hopefully it won't get this far :)

    https://www.gov.uk/complain-about-school/state-schools
  • MsBingoMsBingo Posts: 49 Cool Newbie
    I absolutely hated PE too, the teachers were horrible and I did not like people in the class. Not a great way to encourage young people to get in to sport!

    I never tried to get out of it though. Instead a found other people in my class that hated it too and we all sulked about it together.

    What you said about the teacher making you do it in your pants is awful. Its wrong that someone, especially a professional, has done that to you. Its professional incompetence in my opinion and I think you have the right to complain. Fair enough that you should get punished if you forget your kit, but maybe by detention or something. Forcing you to be exposed is not a suitable punishment and is counter productive if you are forgetting your kit because you hate PE.

    This must have been really difficult but i'm glad you have felt able to share what happened. I hope you're feeling ok <3
    Subroo
  • SubrooSubroo Posts: 11 Fast Newbie
    MsBingo said:
    This must have been really difficult but i'm glad you have felt able to share what happened. I hope you're feeling ok <3
    I'm ok.  I've broken up for Easter now anyway!  I just thought it was out of order having to do the PE lesson in just my bra and knickers!
  • Invisible_meInvisible_me Posts: 136 The Mix convert

    Hi there,

    I've read through the posts. You doing PE in your Garments is completely unacceptable!- There's no 2 ways about that. Have you told your parents about this?

    I understand you don't like PE- Not many people do, but is important. I hated PE as well, caused me much misery etc... and honestly 3 years went by crying everytime I had PE then in the end I mustered the courage to talk to my head of year- and one the best decisions I ever made.  Think why you don't like it, then talk to someone?

    I think to be fair after that incident, its completely understandale you don't like it- Your going to feel exposed and so much anxiety after that. Choose a nice teacher and tell them- tell your parents etc...

    Take care,


  • JellyelephantJellyelephant Posts: 394 Rampant Poster
    I hated PE. I just went and spent the lessons in my English teachers room with her instead as she didn’t have a class when I had PE. 

    Anyway, it is completely inappropriate for a teacher to make you do it in your underwear. They need to be reported 
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