Physical Education

Departmental Intent

 

The PE curriculum will ensure pupils become physically competent in a way which supports their health, fitness and well-being. Providing opportunities to compete in a range of sports and additional activities to embed values such as teamwork, leadership, sportsmanship and respect.

 

The curriculum will equip students with the ability to develop their fundamental skills, increase their understanding of rules, regulations and tactics, whilst providing opportunities to develop evaluation skills to improve performance.

 

Year 7

 

 

Term 1

Below are a list of sports that are covered in Year 7 PE – they will be on a rotation so might be covered by some groups in a different term than shown but will be taught by the end of the year.

 

Core PE Curriculum: An introduction to some invasion sports and dance and gymnastics where students will develop core skills and techniques in the sports below in isolated and conditioned practices.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Football

•                     Netball

•                     Rugby

•                     Dance and Gymnastics

 

 

Term 2 Core PE Curriculum: An introduction to two other invasion sports a net/wall game and health related fitness where students will develop core skills and techniques in the sports below in isolated and conditioned practices and develop an understanding of the importance of warming up, cooling down and the key components of fitness.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Health Related Fitness

•                     Hockey

•                     Badminton

•                     Basketball

 

Term 3 Core PE Curriculum: During the Summer term the students will be introduced to the different athletic events, striking and fielding games and another net/wall activity in which they will develop their core skills and techniques.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Athletics – Track and Field events

•                     Cricket

•                     Rounders

•                     Softball

•                     Tennis

 

 

 

 

Year 8

 

 

 

Term 1

Below are a list of sports that are covered in Year 8 PE – they will be on a rotation so might be covered by some groups in a different term than shown but will be taught by the end of the year.

 

Core PE Curriculum: Students will be developing further their core skills and techniques in the activities below from Year 7 and applying them in more challenging conditioned practices and games.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Football

•                     Netball

•                     Rugby

•                     Dance and Gymnastics

 

 

Term 2 Core PE Curriculum: Students will be developing further their core skills and techniques in the activities below from Year 7 and applying them in more challenging conditioned practices and games. In Health Related Fitness they will learn about the different Methods of Training to improve certain components of fitness. They will also have an introduction to Handball and develop their core skills and techniques in this sport.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Health Related Fitness

•                     Hockey

•                     Badminton

•                     Basketball

•                     Handball

 

 

Term 3 Core PE Curriculum: During the Summer term the students will build on the core skills and techniques from Year 7 in the different athletic events, striking and fielding and net/wall games and apply them into various conditioned games.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Athletics – Track and Field events

•                     Cricket

•                     Rounders

•                     Softball

•                     Tennis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 9

 

 

 

 

Term 1

Below are a list of sports that are covered in Year 9 PE – they will be on a rotation so might be covered by some groups in a different term than shown but will be taught by the end of the year.

 

 

Core PE Curriculum: Students will be building on their core skills and developing more advanced skills and techniques in the sports below with more focus on tactics than in Years 7 & 8. In Health Related Fitness they will be focusing on different Methods of Training, the Principles of Training and effects of exercise on the body, ready for BTEC Sport in Year 10.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Football

•                     Netball

•                     Rugby

•                     Health Related Fitness

 

Term 2 Core PE Curriculum: Students will be developing more advanced skills, techniques and focusing on tactics in basketball and badminton. Students will be introduced to volleyball and trampolining in the curriculum and also undertake a Sports Leadership unit of work.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Leadership in Sport

•                     Badminton

•                     Basketball

•                     Trampolining

•                     Volleyball

 

Term 3 Core PE Curriculum: During the Summer term students will be developing more advanced skills and techniques in the sports below with more focus on tactics than in Years 7 & 8.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Athletics – Track and Field events

•                     Cricket

•                     Rounders

•                     Softball

•                     Tennis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 10

 

 

 

Term 1

Below are a list of sports that are covered in Year 10 PE – they will be on a rotation so might be covered by some groups in a different term than shown but will be taught by the end of the year.

 

Core PE Curriculum: Students will develop a variety of tactics and strategies in the following activities to outwit their opponents whilst also further developing their skills and techniques. Students will also undertake a variety of activities to develop their personal fitness and promote them to lead a healthy, active lifestyle

 

Topics Include:

•                     Football

•                     Rugby

•                     Badminton

•                     Health Related Fitness

 

Term 2 Core PE Curriculum: Students will develop a variety of tactics and strategies in the following activities to outwit their opponents whilst also further developing their skills and techniques. Students will further develop core skills taught in Year 9 trampolining and progress on to more advanced skills.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Netball

•                     Basketball

•                     Badminton

•                     Trampolining

 

Term 3 Core PE Curriculum: In the Summer term students will develop a variety of tactics and strategies in the following activities to outwit their opponents and to improve on personal best times and distances in athletics.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Athletics

•                     Rounders

•                     Cricket

•                     Softball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 11

 

 

 

Term 1

Below are a list of sports that are covered in Year 11 PE – they will be on a rotation so might be covered by some groups in a different term than shown but will be taught by the end of the year.

 

Core PE Curriculum: Students will continue to develop a variety of tactics and strategies in the following activities to outwit their opponents whilst also further developing their more advanced skills and techniques. Students will also continue undertake a variety of activities to develop their personal fitness and promote them to lead a healthy, active lifestyle

 

Topics Include:

•                     Netball

•                     Football

•                     Health Related Fitness

 

Term 2 Core PE Curriculum: Students will develop a variety of tactics and strategies in the following activities to outwit their opponents whilst also further developing their more advanced skills and techniques. Students will further develop more advanced skills and techniques in trampolining.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Trampolining

•                     Rugby

•                     Badminton

 

Term 3 Core PE Curriculum: In the Summer term students will continue to develop a variety of tactics and strategies in the following activities to outwit their opponents and to improve on personal best times and distances in athletics.

 

Topics Include:

•                     Athletics

•                     Rounders

•                     Cricket

•                     Softball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KS4 Qualification Information
 

Course Title: Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Sport

 

Exam Board: Pearson/Edexcel

 

Examination Description: This course is examined over four units; Unit 1 is an externally assessed exam with the other three coursework units being assessed internally and moderated externally.

 

Please see below for a description of the units studied on the course:

 

Unit 1 (30GLH): Fitness for Sport and Exercise

Assessment type: External

 

This unit has links to, and underpins, the other units for sport. In learning aim A you will cover the components of physical and skill-related fitness and the principles of training. Learning aim B explores different fitness training methods for developing components of fitness, and for learning aim C you will gain knowledge and skills in undertaking and administering fitness tests. This unit is externally assessed using an onscreen test. Edexcel sets and marks the test. The test lasts for one hour and has 50 marks.

 

Unit 2 (30GLH): Practical Performance in Sport

Assessment type: Internal

 

This unit introduces you to a variety of different sports and through participating in different sports, it is expected that you will develop knowledge of the associated rules, regulations, scoring systems, skills, techniques and tactics. During this unit you investigate the rules and regulations for two different sports, whilst practically taking part in both sports and then reviewing your performance.

 

Unit 3 (30GLH): Applying the Principles of Personal Training

Assessment type: Internal Synoptic

 

This unit is all about you, the individual performer, training to improve and enhance personal fitness for one activity/sport you participated in for Unit 2: Practical Performance in Sport. You must select one component of fitness and one method of training that is most appropriate, beneficial and engaging to improve your fitness for your chosen activity/sport. Learning aim A takes you through the stages of designing a personal fitness training programme, where you can select a component of fitness and an appropriate method of training to improve or maintain your fitness levels safely for your chosen activity/sport. For learning aim B, you will gain awareness of the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory body systems and how they respond during the exercise. In learning aim C, you will implement your personal fitness training programme, maintaining a training diary. Finally, for learning aim D you will review your programme, looking at strengths, areas for improvement and suggesting recommendations for future training and performance.

 

Unit 6 (30GLH): Leading Sports Activities

Assessment type: Internal

 

There are many roles working in sport that require effective and successful sports leadership, including personal training and coaching. This unit provides you with what could be your first step into sports leadership. In this unit you will be introduced to the attributes required to be a successful sports leader, giving you knowledge of the skills, qualities and responsibilities associated with success in sports leadership. You will consider the planning and leadership requirements for delivering sports activities. You will be given the opportunity to develop your ability and knowledge of sports leadership through developing knowledge of the requirements of planning and target setting for sports performers. You will then evaluate your own effectiveness as a sports leader within the session you planned and delivered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information please contact the head of department: Stuart Higgins. Stuarthiggins@graceacademy.org.uk

Dates In The Diary

Post 16 Open Evening 27th November 5-7pm