Physical Education

Physical Education allows the pupils to participate in a variety of different sporting activities. These can be team or individual activities which allow pupils to develop skills in isolation then transfer them to a competitive situations. The pupils will enhance their knowledge and understanding of tactics and rules and get the opportunity to perform the roles of coaches and officials. Other qualities that are developed during lessons are self esteem/confidence, social interaction through teamwork, discipline and respect.

Aims of the Department:

The keys aspects of the curriculum at KS3 is to focus on skill development. Each activity will cover the key skills and there will be significant opportunities for the pupils to transfer skills covered into a competitive situation. The goal is for the pupils to perform skills with consistency and control. In each activity, different tactics will be discussed and implemented. pupils will take different roles within the lessons to demonstrate their understanding.


Topics / Areas of Study

Year 7

  • Football, Rugby, Fitness, Netball, Gymnastics, Cross Country
  • Trampolining Dance Hockey Basketball
  • Rounders Softball Cricket Athletics

Year 8

  • Football Rugby Fitness Netball Gymnastics Cross Country
  • Trampolining Dance Hockey Basketball
  • Rounders Softball Cricket Athletics

GCSE

Year 9

  • Football Rugby Netball Basketball Badminton Fitness Gymnastics, Skeletal System, Muscular System
  • Trampolining Table Tennis Basketball Fitness, Cardiovascular System
  • Athletics Rounders Softball Cricket, Respiratory System

Year 10 & 11

  • Football Rugby Netball Basketball Badminton Fitness Gymnastics, Components of Fitness, Principles of Training Methods of Training Unit
  • Trampolining Table Tennis Basketball Fitness, Personal Exercise Programme
  • Athletics Rounders Softball Cricket, Content of paper 2 (GCSE PE)