PE

Why is the subject important?

The PE curriculum gives students an opportunity to explore a range of different sports and activities and develop valuable core skills required for day to day life. Through PE, the students will develop a vast knowledge base of rules and regulations from a range of different sports.

There is a clear focus on the importance of good general fitness by working at different intensities in a range of sports. Students will get to experience a range of outdoor adventurous activities, which will help develop physical and mental toughness through experiences outside of the classroom

Students will take on the role as performer, official and umpire, within Phase 1. This process will enable students to acquire strong leadership skills and increase confidence, resilience and empathy. At phase 2 PE is not only academically rich in terms of BTEC Sport content, but core PE provides students with a break from academic studies and exam pressures. Core PE lessons provide students with the opportunity to identify a sport that they can engage in, and develop a love of physical activity whilst promoting enjoyment for lifelong participation.

Core values are embedded within every PE lesson to integrate sportsmanship, commitment, teamwork and become proactive as young adults. A healthy active lifestyle is at the forefront of the curriculum and through high quality PE lessons, the aim is to promote lifelong participation in sport for all of our students.

Year 7

What will I be studying?

Students have a varied curriculum where they will participate in a large selection of the following sports for approximately 5 weeks each:

  • Multi skills
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Leadership
  • Hockey
  • Handball
  • Striking and fielding (cricket, rounder’s & softball)
  • Athletics
  • Table Tennis
  • Outdoor Education
  • Health related fitness: circuit training, weight training, interval training, aerobics, cross country

How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed on their knowledge and performance of sport/physical activity against 20 different criteria (10 for knowledge and 10 for skill). Students will focus on different knowledge and performance criteria during each term and will be graded on a 0-4 scale for each. These criteria are split into three different sections which are in line with the three main school terms.

Which websites should I use to support my learning?

What will I be studying?

Students have a varied curriculum where they will participate in a large selection of the following sports for approximately 5 weeks each:

  • Multi skills
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Leadership
  • Hockey
  • Handball
  • Striking and fielding (cricket, rounder’s & softball)
  • Athletics
  • Table Tennis
  • Outdoor Education
  • Health related fitness: circuit training, weight training, interval training, aerobics, cross country

How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed on their knowledge and performance of sport/physical activity against 20 different criteria (10 for knowledge and 10 for skill). Students will focus on different knowledge and performance criteria during each term and will be graded on a 0-4 scale for each. These criteria are split into three different sections which are in line with the three main school terms.

Which websites should I use to support my learning?

What will I be studying?

In Core PE lessons students will get a varied curriculum where they get to choose which sports/ activities they want to take part in through an options process. Student will select their options at the start of the academic year and will take part in each activity for approximately 5 weeks.

 

The choice of activities includes:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Hockey
  • Handball
  • Striking and fielding (cricket, rounder’s & softball)
  • Athletics
  • American football
  • Dodgeball
  • Golf
  • Table tennis
  • Orienteering
  • Health related fitness: circuit training, weight training, interval training, aerobics, boxercise

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed purely on their effort and attitude to learning.

Which websites should I use to support my learning?

What will I be studying?

In Core PE lessons students will get a varied curriculum where they get to choose which sports/ activities they want to take part in through an options process. Student will select their options at the start of the academic year and will take part in each activity for approximately 5 weeks.

 

The choice of activities includes:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Hockey
  • Handball
  • Striking and fielding (cricket, rounder’s & softball)
  • Athletics
  • American football
  • Dodgeball
  • Golf
  • Table tennis
  • Orienteering
  • Health related fitness: circuit training, weight training, interval training, aerobics, boxercise.

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed purely on their effort and attitude to learning.

Which websites should I use to support my learning?

What will I be studying?

The course is split into 4 units:

  • Unit 1 – Fitness for Sport & Exercise (External exam)
  • Unit 2 – Practical Performance in Sport (Coursework)
  • Unit 6 – Leading Sports Activities (Coursework)
  • Unit 3 – Applying the Principles of Personal Training (Coursework)

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed via either coursework (Units 1, 3 and 6) or through an exam (Unit 1). The Unit 1 exam is out of 60 marks and students get two attempts to complete the exam over their two years. Students can gain a U, Level 1 Pass, Level 2 Pass, Merit or Distinction in the exam. For each coursework unit students need to complete work to achieve Pass, Merit and Distinction criteria.

Which examination board am I following?

Exam Board: Pearson

Specification: Pearson BTEC Level 1 / 2 First Award in Sport – 2018 Specification

Website: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/sport-2012-nqf.html

Which websites should I use to support my learning?

 

Ofsted Outstanding Provider