Physical Education

Course Overview: Physical Education

Within Physical Education students will study a range of different sports and physical activities including Netball, Handball, Football, Rugby, Badminton, Tennis, Cricket Rounders, Gymnastics, Trampolining, Athletics and Fitness. The PE curriculum aims to develop student’s physical literacy skills, enhancing their ability to link generic skills through different activities. As the key stage progresses students seek to refine core skills and enhance complex movements. Students will be provided with opportunities to evaluate and improve their own and others work enabling them to provide a detailed analysis of performance by the end of Year 9. Throughout KS3 there is a consistent focus on independent learning enabling students to develop leadership capabilities whilst developing confidence and resilience.

Year 7

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Boys

Football

Rugby

Rugby

Football

Athletics

Handball

Basketball

Badminton

Fitness

Cricket

Softball

Girls

Football

Netball

Tag Rugby

Football

Athletics

Gymnastics – Floorwork

Tennis

Badminton

Cricket

Rounders

 Year 8

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Boys

Football

Rugby

Rugby

Football

Athletics

Handball

Basketball

Badminton

Fitness

Cricket

Softball

Girls

Football

Netball

Tag Rugby or Badminton

Athletics

Gymnastics – Pairs Balance

Fitness

Badminton

Cricket

Rounders

Year 9

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Boys

Football

Rugby

Rugby

Football

Athletics

Handball

Basketball

Fitness or

Badminton GCSE /BTEC intro

Cricket / Softball or

GCSE /BTEC theory intro

Girls

Football

Netball

Tag Rugby or

Badminton GCSE / BTEC intro

Athletics

Vaulting / Trampolining

Handball

Cricket / Rounders or

GCSE or BTEC Theory intro

 

 

Course Overview: GCSE Physical Education

(AQA 8582) 2016-2018

This is an AQA academic course and as much time is spent on the theoretical aspects of sport (60%) as on practical performances of sport (40%). It is aimed at students who are strong sporting performers i.e. at least school team performers. It is also aimed at those students who have a real interest in: The physiological effects of exercise on the body; How the body biomechanically produces movements and; the impact sport has on society as a whole both nationally and internationally.

Course Components:

Theory Assessment (60% of total GCSE)

In this component the student’s knowledge and understanding of the theory component of the course will be assessed in the form of two written exams. Paper 1: The human body and movement in physical activity and sport. This includes; Applied anatomy and physiology, Movement analysis, Physical training and the use of data. Paper 2: Socio – cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport. This includes; Sports psychology Socio-cultural influences, Health, fitness and well-being.

Questions on both papers are a mixture of multiple choice/objective test questions, short answer questions and extended answer questions.

Practical Assessment (NEA) (30% of total GCSE)

This component is a non-exam assessment (NEA) Students will be required to be assessed in three different activities in the role of player/performer only. One of these assessments must be in a team activity; one assessment must be in an individual activity, with the third assessment being in either a team or individual activity.

 

Team Activities

Individual Activities

Football

Badminton (Doubles)

Athletics

Badminton (Singles)

Basketball

Cricket

Dance

Golf

Handball

Hockey

Gymnastics

Equestrian

Netball

Rugby League

Rock Climbing

Skiing/Snowboarding

Rugby Union

Tennis (Doubles)

Swimming

Table Tennis (Singles)

Table Tennis (Doubles)

Volleyball

Tennis (Singles)

Trampolining

 

Performance Analysis Assessment (10% of total GCSE)

This component is a non-exam assessment (NEA) that requires students to analyse and evaluate a performance in one activity from the specification. Students can analyse and evaluate their own performance or the performance of another person. They are required to analyse and evaluate a performance to identify two strengths and two weaknesses and create an action plan that suggests ways to improve upon the two weaknesses that they have identified. This work will be completed in written format.

Course Information

Course Name: Physical Education
Qualification Type: GCSE
Awarding Body: AQA
Specification code: 8582

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The PE Department offer a rich and varied programme of extra-curricular clubs for students wishing to stretch and develop their abilities. In addition, at KS4, catch up and support is available on a one to one basis / small groups where necessary. Some of the activities on offer include:

  1. Netball Club KS3 Tues / KS4 Thurs 3.15 – 4.30pm
  2. Handball Club Mon 3.15 – 4.30pm
  3. Hockey KS3 Weds 3.15 – 4.30pm
  4. Football Club (Girls) Fri 3.10 – 4.30pm
  5. Rugby / Football training (Boys)
  6. Trampolining Club Fri 3.15-4.30pm
  7. Fitness Club Weds and Fri 3.15 -4.30pm
  8. Recreational Badminton – Lunchtime
  9. GCSE Earlybird Revision – Tues 8.00 – 8.40am
  10. BTEC Sport support Mon 3.10-4.10pm