Physical Education

P.E Staff

Mr D Barton

Physical Education

Mrs C Haworth

Cover Supervisor, Physical Education

Mr K Moore

Physical Education, Assistant Headteacher

Miss F Tolmie

Curriculum Leader of Physical Education

Key Stage 3 - Yrs 7 - 9

During Key Stage 3 pupils participate and develop the skills and techniques of a wide range of physical activities. All students are encouraged to perform, evaluate and demonstrate progress to the best of their ability. They learn about the following activities:

Year 7
Boys
Rugby, Football, Basketball, Badminton, Trampolining, Dance, Gymnastics, Athletics, Tennis, Rounders, Cricket, Fitness and Cross Country.
Girls
Netball, Hockey, Trampolining, Basketball, Gymnastics, Dance, Athletics, Tennis and Rounders, Cricket, Fitness and Cross Country.

Year 8
Boys
Football, Rugby, Basketball, Dance, Badminton, Trampolining, Gymnastics, Hockey, Athletics, Tennis, Rounders / Softball, Cricket, Fitness and Cross Country.
Girls
Netball, Hockey, Dance, Basketball, Trampolining, Badminton, Cricket, Gymnastics, Athletics, Tennis, Rounders Cricket, Fitness and Cross Country.

Year 9
Boys
Football, Rugby, Basketball, Dance, Badminton, Trampolining, Gymnastics, Hockey, Athletics, Tennis, Cricket, Orienteering, Volleyball, Fitness, Cross Country, JSLA and Sport Education.
Girls
Netball, Hockey, Dance, Basketball, Trampolining, Badminton, Gymnastics, Athletics, Tennis, Rounders, Orienteering, Volleyball, Fitness, Cross Country. JSLA and Sport Education.

Key Stage 4

OCR GCSE Physical Education

The course is aimed to improve your knowledge and performance in a range of practical activities.

Assesment

COMPONENT    TITLE    DURATION    WEIGHTING
B451 Theory     1hr    20%
B452    Practical           30%
B453    Theory     1hr    20%
B454    Practical          30%


Y10
B451 An introduction to Physical Education
The Theory unit is broken in 3 areas.
Key Concepts in Physical Education
Key Processes in Physical Education
Opportunities, Pathways and participation in Physical Education

The written exam paper is divided into 2 parts both sections will cover the three areas of study.
Section A is multiple choice answers (15marks)
Section B is short answer and extended response questions (45marks)

B452 – Practical Performance and Analysis 1
Two practical activities from two different activity areas
An Analysing Lifestyle Task (AL)

Y11
B453 Developing Knowledge in Physical Education
The Theory unit is broken in 3 areas.
Key Concepts in Physical Education
Key Processes in Physical Education
Opportunities, Pathways and participation in Physical Education

The written exam paper is divided into 2 parts both sections will cover the three areas of study.
Section A is multiple choice answers (15marks)
Section B is short answer and extended response questions (45marks)


B454 – Practical Performance and Analysis 2
Two practical activities from two different activity areas
An Analysing Skill Performance Task (AP)

The 4 practical activities must be from at least two of these Activity Areas:

  • Invasion Games
  • Striking Games
  • Net, wall and target Games
  • Gymnastic Activities
  • Dance
  • Athletic activities
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities
  • Swimming activities
  • Coaching/leading activities
  • Officiating activities

Both written papers will be assessed at the end of Y11.
The two practical units will be continually assessed throughout the two year course and final assessment and moderation will occur February easter of Year 11.

Key Stage 4 Core PE

During Key Stage 4 pupils participate and develop more advanced skills and techniques and knowledge of a wide range of physical activities. All students are encouraged to perform, evaluate and demonstrate progress to the best of their ability. They learn about the following activities:

Year 10
Boys
Rugby, Football, Fitness, Handball, Badminton, Trampolining, Volleyball, Basketball, Athletics, Cricket and Rounders.
Girls
Hockey, Netball, Dance, Fitness, Trampolining, Badminton, Handball, Volleyball, Athletics, Rounders and Tennis.

Year 11
Boys
Rugby, Football, Fitness, Badminton, Volleyball, Trampolining, Handball, Basketball, Rounders and Cricket.
Girls
Hockey, Netball, Badminton, Fitness, Trampolining, Volleyball, Basketball, Handball, Rounders and Tennis

Key Stage 5 - AS and 'A' Level

AS Physical Education (OCR Exam board)
Unit 1
This unit covers Anatomy and Physiology, Acquiring Movement Skills and Socio-cultural Studies relating to Physical Activity.
The unit is worth 60 % of the AS marks.  Assessment consists of a 2 hour exam paper consisting of three compulsory questions on the above topics.
Unit 2
This unit includes either:
Two practical performances or
One practical performance and coaching or
One practical performance and officiating
And is worth 30% of the AS marks.
Plus – Evaluating and planning for the improvement of performance – an oral evaluative response relating to one of the activities you have been assessed in.  Worth 10 % of the AS marks.

A2 Physical Education
Unit 3
This unit covers Historical Studies, Exercise and Sport Physiology and Sport Psychology, and is worth 35% of the overall A2 assessment and consists of a 2 ½ hour paper consisting of three questions.
Unit 4
Evaluation, appreciation and the improvement of performance
Candidates are assessed in one chosen activity and in an oral response to a live performance.
This unit is worth 15%of the overall A2 assessment.