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Physical Education

Curriculum information:

 

Year 7

 

Brief overview of expected learning and outcomes during this year

The work that we do in curriculum time and in extra-curricular activities during Year 7 is designed to provide all students with an opportunity to have equal access to a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum. The intended outcome is that students will develop their maximum potential physically, socially, emotionally and cognitively. Key skills and concepts, relevant to examination courses, are interwoven into the curriculum within the practical context.

List of topics taught

A comprehensive range of activities are taught including;

  • Games - rugby, football, netball, hockey, table tennis, basketball, cricket, striking
  • Gymnastic activities
  • Health related activity
  • Sports hall and outdoor athletics

Year 8

 

Brief overview of expected learning and outcomes during this year

The curriculum in Year 8 builds on the content taught in Year 7 in preparation for option pathway choices made at the end of Year 8. Students are encouraged to participate as performers, coaches and officials whilst developing more complex skills and tactics within practical work. Examination themes continue to be developed across the curriculum.

List of topics taught

A comprehensive range of activities are taught including;

  • Games - rugby, football, netball, hockey, table tennis, basketball, cricket, striking
  • Gymnastic activities – including trampolining
  • Health related activity
  • Sports hall and outdoor athletics

Year 9

 

Brief overview of expected learning and outcomes during this year

Our curriculum in Year 9 gives students the opportunity to study optional examination courses in GCSE or BTEC Sport. All students also continue to participate in core PE lessons where the emphasis is on encouraging students to develop tactics, strategies and a thorough understanding of the rules of team and individual activities. By re-enforcing a sense of fair play, tolerance and good sporting behavior, we encourage the development of a sense of what is right and wrong and what is fair and unfair.

List of topics taught

A comprehensive range of activities are taught from;

  • Games - rugby, football, netball, hockey, table tennis, basketball, cricket, striking
  • Gymnastic activities – including trampolining
  • Health related activity
  • Sports hall and outdoor athletics

Year 10

 

Brief overview of expected learning and outcomes during this year

Examination courses continue in Year 10. In core lessons a ‘Sport for Life’ is an important aim of our teaching. In order to achieve this we encourage students to opt for restricted pathways within the curriculum including games based and individual activities.

List of topics taught

A comprehensive range of activities are taught from;

  • Games - rugby, football, netball, hockey, table tennis, basketball, cricket, striking, badminton
  • Gymnastic activities – including trampolining
  • Health related activity – swimming
  • Outdoor athletics

Year 11

 

Brief overview of expected learning and outcomes during this year

Examination courses continue in Year 11. In core lessons a ‘Sport for Life’ is an important aim of our teaching. In order to achieve this we encourage students to opt for restricted pathways within the curriculum including games based and individual activities. We make use of the sport centre and gym whenever possible.

List of topics taught

A comprehensive range of activities are taught from;

  • Games - rugby, football, netball, hockey, table tennis, basketball, cricket, striking, badminton
  • Gymnastic activities – including trampolining
  • Health related activity - swimming