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CurriculumPhysical Education

"Physical Education gives students the opportunity to adopt a healthier outlook and lifestyle"

Qualification

  • No formal qualification

Course Content/Areas of Study

The PE course is designed to enable students to participate in activities chosen from at least two areas including:

  • Games
  • Dance
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
  • Outdoor Education. A health related fitness programme will also be completed.

Assessment

  • Students will be assessed in their practical performance through observation

Core or Option

  • Core Subject

Year 7 and 8 close open


Physical Education taught in Year 7 and 8 aims to develop our pupils into confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives.

Within the PE curriculum there are five Key Processes that are central to our planning.

  • Developing skills in physical activity
  • Making and applying decisions
  • Developing physical and mental capacity
  • Evaluating and improving
  • Making informed choices about healthy, active lifestyles

 Year 7 and Year 8 

There is a broad range of activities taught. The range of activities allows students to:

  • Outwit opponents, eg games activities
  • Perform accurate replication of actions, phrases and sequences, eg gymnastic activities
  • Exploring and communicating ideas, concepts and emotions, eg dance activities
  • Perform at maximum levels in relation to speed, height, distance, strength or accuracy, eg athletics activities
  • use problem solving to overcome challenges of an adventurous nature, eg orienteering and other outdoor activities

Year 7 curriculum overview

Year 8 curriculum overview

 

 

 

Year 9,10 and 11 close open

Physical Education.  All students will take Core Physical Education

  • No formal qualification

Year 9 Curriculum overview

Year 9 GCSE PE overview

Year 10 Curriculum overview

Year 10 GCSE PE Curriculum overview

Year 11 GCSE PE

 

 

Course Content/Areas of Study

The PE course is designed to enable students to participate in activities chosen from at least two areas including:

  • Games
  • Dance
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics
  • Outdoor Education. A health related fitness programme will also be completed.

Assessment

  • Students will be assessed in their practical performance through observation

Core or Option

  • Core Subject

Sport: Giving students the opportunity to adopt a healthier outlook and lifestyle

 Course Content/Areas of Study

You will study two compulsory units on Fitness for Sport and Exercise and Practical Sports Performance. You will also study two optional specialist units.

Core or Option

Option Subject

Number of Option Choices

Physical Education:  "GCSE Physical Education builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills established in Key Stage 3. It will give you exciting opportunities to take part in a number of different physical activities, promoting an active and healthy lifestyle".

 Qualification

GCSE in Physical Education

Course Content/Areas of Study

You will learn how to examine the effects of exercise and how training can improve performance. You will study and be assessed in three activities one of which must be an individual sport. 

Assessment

Controlled Assessment    40%     Examination    60%

Core or Option

Option

Number of Option Choices

One

Nubmer of GCSE's/Equivalent

One GCSE