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Introduction

The department aims for all young people to become successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve. It seeks to inspire confidence in students so that they are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives and make a positive contribution to society.


Key Stage 3 Summary

Students will learn to

  • Develop skills in physical activity (techniques, range of skills, precision, control and fluency)
  • Make and apply decisions (tactics, strategies and compositional ideas; create ideas and plans, implement and plan areas in need of practise; recognise hazards)
  • Develop physical and mental capacity (physical strength, stamina, speed and flexibility; mental determination)
  • Evaluate and improve (analyse performances, identify strengths and weaknesses)
  • Make informed choices about healthy active lifestyles (activities, roles involvement in physical activity)
  • Study should include 4 of the following: outwitting opponents, accurate repetition, exploring and communicating ideas, concepts and emotions, performing at maximum levels, identifying and solving problems and exercising safely and effectively.

    Pupils will have the opportunity to get involved in a range of activities, experience different roles, follow pathways to other activities in and beyond school, use ICT to aid performance and make links between PE and other areas of the curriculum.


    Curriculum Overview

    Year 7
    Year 8

    Year 9

    Autumn Term

    Girls
    Netball & Basketball
    Fitness & Rugby
    Boys
    Rugby and Football Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton

    Girls
    Netball & Basketball
    Fitness & Rugby
    Boys
    Rugby and Football Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton

    Girls
    Netball & Basketball
    Fitness & Rugby
    Boys
    Rugby and Football Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton

    Spring Term

    Girls
    Dance, Indoor athletics
    Badminton, Netball
    Boys
    Indoor athlectics, Fitness Rugby/Football

    Girls
    Dance, Indoor athletics
    Badminton, Netball
    Boys
    Indoor athlectics, Fitness Rugby/Football

    Girls
    Dance, Indoor athletics
    Badminton, Netball
    Boys
    Indoor athlectics, Fitness Rugby/Football

    Summer Term

    Girls
    Athletics, Tennis
    Cricket, Rounders
    Boys
    Athletics, Cricket Rounders, Tennis

    Girls
    Athletics, Tennis
    Cricket, Rounders
    Boys
    Athletics, Cricket Rounders, Tennis

    Girls
    Athletics, Tennis
    Cricket, Rounders
    Boys
    Athletics, Cricket Rounders, Tennis

     

    Key Stage 4 Summary

    At Key Stage 4 pupils all students have core PE allocated on their timetable. Some students will follow BTEC PE and others will do practical sport. The BTEC qualification consists of four modules and pupils can achieve a pass, merit, distinction or distinction *.

    Module 1: Fitness for sport and exercise. This module is externally assessed by an online examination which is 1 hour long. This module will involve some practical sessions as well as theory based sessions.

    Module 2: Practical Sports Performance. This will be internally assessed at school. In this unit, pupils will understand the rules, regulations and scoring systems for 2 selected sports. Skills, techniques and tactics must be demonstrated practically. Pupils will also learn how to review sports performance. Much of this module will be practical based.

    Modules 3 and 4: These will be chosen from a possible 4 other units, by the class teacher. Some units will be more practical based and others involve more theory lessons. The teacher will choose the units which best meet the needs of the group. Examples of the units are: The Mind and Sports Performance; The Sports Performer in Action; Training for Personal Fitness; Leading Sports Activities. These 2 units will be internally assessed. Pupils will be expected to bring PE kit at all times and participate in all practical activities. The department will set deadlines for the completion of each module. All work that is undertaken will be recorded in booklets that are kept in school.

    This course can lead onto BTEC Sport National L3 or AS/A2 in Physical Education. Possible universitycourses include Sport Science, Physiotherapy, Sports Development, Sports Coaching and careers include teaching, physiotherapy, sport development, nutrition, coaching and leisure management


    Curriculum Overview

    Year 10
    Year 11
    Autumn Term

    Development of personal fitness Practical sport

    Practical sport

    Leadership

    Spring Term
    Practical sport
    External unit
    Summer Term
    Leading

    Leadership


    At KS4 students can also opt to follow GCSE PE, Edexcel Single Award GCSE leading to grades A*-G

    The course is divided into two units.

    Unit 1: The Theory of Physical Education (40% of the total GCSE) Section 1: Healthy, active lifestyles

    This will include: Healthy, active lifestyles and how they could benefit you; Influences on your healthy active lifestyle; Exercise and fitness as part of a healthy active lifestyle; Physical activity as part of a healthy active lifestyle; Your personal health and wellbeing.

    Section 2: Your healthy, active body

    This will include: Physical activity and your healthy body and mind; A healthy active lifestyle and the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, muscular system and skeletal system. This unit is assessed through an externally set examination which is 1 hour and 30 minutes long. It includes multiple choice, short-answer and longer-answer questions

    Unit 2: Performance in Physical Education (60% of the total GCSE) Section 1: Practical Performance.

    Pupils are required to offer four performances, in the role of either player/participant, official or leader. These will be assessed under controlled conditions. In lessons, pupils will cover a broad range of activities. Selection of the four performances will be made by discussions between the teacher and pupil. If a pupil participates in an activity outside of school that is not part of the school curriculum, it is possible to be assessed in this activity as long as assessment criteria is available from Edexcel.

    Section 2: Analysis of Performance

    Pupils will be required to analyse their own and others performance under controlled conditions. This can be done verbally, written or through a presentation.
    The PE department expect that all pupils bring PE kit and participate in all practical activities. Homework will be set on a regular basis and pupils will undertake end of unit tests.

    What can this course lead onto?

    Students can continue with this subject at A-Level or BTEC Level 3. Possible university courses include Sport Science, Physiotherapy, Sports Development, Sports Coaching and careers include teaching, physiotherapy, sport development, nutrition, coaching and leisure management.

    Staffing

    Mr Corrigan (Head of PE)

    Miss Wilson (Head of Year 7 & 8)

    Mr Roger (Teacher of PE)

    Miss Airey (Teacher of PE)

    Mr Smith (Teacher of PE)