Physical Education

KS3 Curriculum

Key Themes/Topics Year 7:

Students will cover 2 activities each term from a variety of activities e.g. football, netball, basketball, rugby, rounders, cricket, softball, tennis, badminton, gymnastics, dance, health-related fitness and athletics.  Students build upon the physical development and fundamental skills covered at Primary school.  They are encouraged to become more confident, competent and refined in basic physical skills, while being introduced to wider roles within sport

Assessments (e.g. students will be assessed each half term with topic tests, and a final assessment at the end of each year)

Students are assessed in their practical performance but also their ability to apply skills and techniques and the knowledge of rules and components of fitness after each activity and within each lesson

 

Key Themes/Topics Year 8:

Students will cover 2 activities each term from a variety of activities e.g. football, netball, basketball, rugby, rounders, cricket, softball, tennis, badminton, gymnastics, dance, health-related fitness and athletics.   Students focus on developing the skills and techniques of current activities/sports to a higher standard and progressing these in competitive/aesthetic performances.  Students work on their ability to work as an effective performer and are encouraged to take a leadership role during the warm-up or skill activities as a result students become more confident and competent performers.

Assessments (e.g. students will be assessed each half term with topic tests, and a final assessment at the end of each year)

Students are assessed in their practical performance, ability to apply skills/tactics/ knowledge of rules and training methods after each activity and within each lesson

 

 

Key Themes/Topics Year 9:

Students will cover 2 activities each term from a variety of activities e.g. football, netball, basketball, rugby, rounders, cricket, softball, tennis, badminton, health-related fitness and athletics.  Students develop their use of strategies and tactics in competitive situations.  They are encouraged to analyse their own and others performance, and consequently develop greater knowledge and understanding of how to progress at the same time experiencing different roles.

Assessments (e.g. students will be assessed each half term with topic tests, and a final assessment at the end of each year)

Students are assessed in their practical performance, applying skills/techniques and knowledge of rules, components of fitness, training methods and aspects of leadership after each activity and within each lesson

 

KS4 Curriculum

Exam board and Qualifications (If you offer more than 1 qualification and exam board, please list all)

BTEC Level 1/2 sports award which combines a mix of academic and vocational ways of learning.  Units are taught through ‘learning outcomes’ and each assignment will concentrate on testing and extending students’ knowledge and understanding.  The exam assessed unit is completed on the computer with a range of numbered marked questions.  It is assessed externally.  The award is a level 2 qualification; however it is graded at Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction, Level 2 Distinction*, Level 1 and Unclassified

Assessment: (e.g. 3 x 90 minute written examinations in year 11)

25% exam unit 1.  Three additional units which are internally assessed and externally moderated.  Each unit is assigned 30 hours of learning

Key Themes/Topics Year 10:

Unit 1: Fitness for Sport and Exercise External – 30GLH

Unit 5: Training for Personal Fitness Internal 30GLH

Key Themes/Topics Year 11:

Unit 2: Practical Sports Performance – 30 GLH

Unit 6: Leading Sports Activities – 30 GLH

or

Unit 4: The Sports Performer in Action – 30 GLH

Recommended revision materials and websites:

Reading List

Textbooks

Adams M, Beashel P, Hancock J, Harris B, Phillippo P, Sergison A and Taylor I – BTEC Level 2 First Sport Student Book (Pearson, January 2010) ISBN 9781846906220

Commons R, Rizzo G, Swales M – Level 2 BTEC Firsts in Sport Student’s Book (Folens, May 2010) SBN 9781850085157

Dalglish J, Dollery S – The Health and Fitness Handbook (Longman, 2001) ISBN 9780582418790

Davis J – Fitness for Games Players (NCF, 1996) ISBN 9780947850104

Franks B D, Howley E T – Fitness Leader’s Handbook (Human Kinetics Europe, 1998) ISBN 9780880116541

Fulcher K, Fox P – Your Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Fit for any Sport (Metro Books, 2002) ISBN 9781843580027

Hazeldine R – Fitness for Sport (The Crowood Press, 2000) ISBN 9781861263360

Moran G T, McGlynn G – Cross Training for Sports: Programmes for 26 Sports (Human Kinetics, 1997) ISBN 9780880114936

Sharkey B J and Gaskill S E – Fitness and Health (Human Kinetics, 2006) ISBN  9780736056144

Websites

Brianmac.co.uk – a Level 4 Performance Coach and Coach Tutor/Assessor with British Athletics, the UK’s National Governing Body for Track and Field Athletics.

BBC Bitesize – Key Stage 3

BBC Bitesize – Key Stage 4

http://www.pearsonschoolsandfecolleges.co.uk/demos/aaVocational/BTEC2012/BTECFirstSport/Intro.html

https://flipquiz.me/u/mrhart/btec-sports-unit-1

https://www.brainscape.com/flashcards/flexibility-5882567/packs/8833692

 

KS4 core PE

At key stage 4 students participate in one lesson per week, this enables them to continue to refine their performance and enhance their involvement with other roles within sport.  Students are offered a varied curriculum which is based around the groups strengths and sporting preferences as much as possible.  Students are assessed within their ability to perform, officiate and lead activities.