Physical Education

 

Years 7, 8 & 9 (Key Stage 3)

 

Units taught:

  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Badminton
  • Fitness
  • Gymnastics/Trampolining
  • Athletics
  • Rounders
  • Cricket
  • Tennis
  • Handball

Main Skills Developed:

Individual skills which are needed to perform each of the activities. The application of the skills in different game situations and evaluation skills which are needed to review own and others performances.

Students will gain an understanding of the key concepts required to play a range of sports, what basic rules are involved in these sports, and how to compete in invasion games and individual sports.

Students will understand the basic techniques needed to play or take part in a range of sports.

We also learn how to use the different equipment in the gym and what the different components of fitness are, how to test these and the links to performance in sports.

How can parents help to support learning?

Encourage students to bring their PE kit to every lesson, even if they are not taking part for a medical reason.

Encourage students to attend one of the many extracurricular clubs we offer or to represent the school in one of the competitive teams.

Useful Websites:

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/physicaleducation

Extra-Curricular opportunities:

Years 7, 8 & 9 (Key Stage 3) are welcome to attend one of our many extracurricular clubs which run for the following activities:

  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Rounders
  • Cricket
  • Tennis
  • Gymnastics/Trampolining
  • Handball

SMSC & British Values:

  • Explore creativity through producing routines in gymnastics and trampolining.
  • In games activities the students are given the opportunity to create and develop attacking/defensive strategies.
  • In every lesson students are encouraged to reflect on and critique their own and others’ performances.
  • Students are expected to respect other students’ views of their performances.
  • In all lessons we promote fair play and team work.
  • Sportsmanship is encouraged at every opportunity.
  • The students are taught about the rules and laws of each activity and why it is important to follow these to play each sport successfully.

  

Year 10 BTEC Sport

 

Units Taught:

  • Component 2 - Taking Part and Improving Other Participants Sporting Performance

Main Skills developed:

This component focuses on learning about sport through participation as a player, understanding the roles of an official and learning about practical ways to improve other participants' sporting performance.  This will help students to develop their own sporting skills as well as give students a good understanding of the rules of the sport so that students are able to adhere to these rules when participating.  In addition, it will also help students to understand and apply different methods to improve other participants' sports performance.

In this component, students will develop transferable skills, such as communication, problem solving and analytical skills.  It will give students opportunities to develop and improve their own and other's sporting performance, which will support their progression to Level 2 or 3 vocational or academic qualifications.

How can parents help to support learning?

By encouraging students to complete all of their e-revision homework.  Ensure attendance to school is high, particularly during assessment windows (these will be clearly communicated).  Helping students revise when they have an end of unit test and ensuring they always have their PE kit for practical lessons.

By encouraging students to attend any extra-support and revision sessions that take place outside of school hours.

Useful websites:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/home.html

https://erevision.uk/

Year 10 are welcome to attend one of our many extracurricular clubs which run for the following activities:

  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Rounders
  • Cricket
  • Tennis
  • Gymnastics
  • Trampolining

SMSC & British Values:

  • Explore creativity through producing routines in gymnastics and trampolining.
  • In games activities the students are given the opportunity to create and develop attacking/defensive strategies.
  • In every lesson students are encouraged to reflect on and critique their own and others’ performances.
  • Students are expected to respect other students views of their performances.
  • In all lessons we promote fair play and teamwork.
  • Sportsmanship is encouraged at every opportunity.
  • The students are taught about the rules and laws of each activity and why it is important to follow these to play each sport successfully.

 

Year 11 BTEC Sport

 

Units Taught:

  • Component 1 - Preparing Participants to Take Part in Sport and Physical Activity
  • Component 3 - 

Main Skills developed

Component 1 - Students will explore the different types and provision of sport and physical activity available for different types of participants, barriers to participation and ways to overcome these barriers to increase participation in sport and physical activity.  They will also research equipment and technological advances in a chosen sport or physical activity and how to prepare our bodies for participation in sport and physical activity.  In this component, students will develop transferable skills in the different technologies used in sport and activity, which will support students' progression to Level 2 or 3 vocational or academic qualifications.

Component 3 - Students will be introduced to and develop an understanding of the importance of fitness and the different types of fitness for performance in sport and physical activity.  They will also develop an understanding of the body and fitness testing.  This external component builds on knowledge, understanding and skills acquired and developed in Components 1 and 2 and includes synoptic assessment.  Learners will apply their applied knowledge and understanding of the body's reaction to participants taking part in physical activity and the components of fitness to develop fitness.

How can parents help to support learning?

By encouraging students to complete all of their e-revision homework.  Ensure attendance to school is high, particularly during assessment windows (these will be clearly communicated).  Helping students revise when they have an end of unit test and ensuring they always have their PE kit for practical lessons.

By encouraging students to attend any extra support and revision sessions that take place outside of school hours.

Useful websites:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/home.html

https://erevision.uk/

Extracurricular opportunities:

Year 11 are welcome to attend one of our many extracurricular clubs which run for the following activities:

  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Football
  • Badminton
  • Rounders
  • Cricket
  • Tennis
  • Gymnastics
  • Trampolining

SMSC & British Values:

  • Explore creativity through producing routines in gymnastics and trampolining.
  • In games activities the students are given the opportunity to create and develop attacking/defensive strategies.
  • In all lessons students are encouraged to reflect on and critique their own and others’ performances.
  • Students are expected to respect other student's views of their performances.
  • In all lessons we promote fair play and teamwork.
  • Sportsmanship is encouraged at every opportunity.
  • The students are taught about the rules and laws of each activity and why it is important to follow these to play each sport successfully.

 

Year 12 BTEC Sport

 

Units Taught:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Fitness testing, training and programming for health, sport and well-being
  • Professional development in the sports industry
  • Sports leadership
  • Coaching for performance

Main Skills developed:

Students will develop a range of skills in the form of applied learning that brings together knowledge and understanding with practical and technical skills. This is achieved through learners performing vocational tasks that encourage the development of appropriate vocational behaviours and transferable skills. Transferable skills are those such as communication, teamwork, research and analysis, which are valued in both higher education and the workplace.

How can parents help to support learning?

Support students with their time management when completing coursework tasks. Encouraging students to complete revision tasks in the lead up to their external assessments.

Encourage the students to attend any extra support classes that are provided for the students out of school time.

Useful websites:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/BTEC-Nationals/Sport/20161/specification-and-sample-assessments/9781446939482-BTEC-nationals_L3_diploma-sport-spec.pdf

Extra curricular opportunities:

Sixth form students are welcome to attend any of the sports clubs we have on offer.

SMSC and British Values:

  • Use of a variety of international athletes from different cultures as examples.
  • Students are encouraged to show respect for different cultures through experiencing different activities.
  • Students are taught to appreciate the differences between male and female roles in sport.

  

Year 13 BTEC Sport

 

Units Taught:

  • Application of fitness testing
  • Sports injury management
  • Investigating business in the sport and active leisure industry
  • Skill acquisition in sport

Main Skills developed:

  • The ability to learn independently
  • The ability to research actively and methodically
  • Being able to give presentations and being active group members
  • Reading technical texts
  • Effective writing
  • Analytical skills
  • Creative development
  • Preparation for assessment methods used in degrees

How can parents help to support learning?

Support students with their time management when completing coursework tasks.  Encouraging students to complete revision tasks in the lead up to their external assessments.

Encourage the students to attend any extra support classes that are provided for the students out of school time.

Useful websites:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/BTEC-Nationals/Sport/20161/specification-and-sample-assessments/9781446939482-BTEC-nationals_L3_diploma-sport-spec.pdf

Extra curricular opportunities:

Sixth form students are welcome to attend any of the sports clubs we have on offer.

SMSC and British Values

  • Use of a variety of international athletes from different cultures as examples.
  • Students are encouraged to show respect for different cultures through experiencing different activities.
  • Students are taught to appreciate the differences between male and female roles in sport