“To inspire pupils to discover a lifelong love of sport and exercise”
Our PE curriculum intends to:
Experience as many sports as possible to find those which will develop a lifelong love of sport.
Have the opportunity to participate within our school community in a wide range of extracurricular activities.
To develop the skills and aptitudes needed to excel.
Overview of courses:
Physical Education is a mixture of practical (40%) and theory work (60%). Pupils will learn how the body works, the socio-cultural influences on sport, and further develop their physical competence in a range of competitive sports.
In Year 9 we will develop pupils understanding of the body and the demands of different sports so that they can make a more informed decision on the suitability of the course in Year 10, when the GCSE syllabus begins.
There is a need for individuals to play and understand 3 sports at a reasonable level. This includes one solo sport and one team sport. Pupils should really be at a competitive level in sports, either inside or outside of school, if they choose GCSE PE.
To be able to achieve a high grade at GCSE PE pupils should:
Be competent in more than one sport
Regularly participate in competitive sport clubs outside of school
Regularly attend extra-curricular sports clubs within school
Always have brought PE kit to lessons.
The three areas of the curriculum are as follows:
Understand how the body works and how it impacts on health, fitness and performance in physical activity and sport
Understand Socio-cultural influences on sport and physical well-being
Develop practical performance in physical activity and sport
Theory Content: (60%)
Throughout the three years, pupils will cover the following units:
Applied anatomy and physiology