PHYSICAL EDUCATION

KEY STAGE 3

At KS3 the students study a wide range of sports encompassing the four learning objectives of: acquiring and developing skills, selecting and applying skills, tactics and compositional ideas, knowledge and understanding of fitness and health and evaluating and improving performance.

Year 7

Students will develop their physical, social, cognitive and emotional development through modules in:

Year 8

Students will develop their physical, social, cognitive and emotional development through modules in:

Year 9

Students will develop their physical, social, cognitive and emotional development through modules in:

Year 10 & 11 Core PE

Students will develop their physical, social, cognitive and emotional development through an Option programme. Modules can include:

Year 10 Sport Leaders

Through the core option programme students are able to opt for the ‘Sports Leaders Award’, a recognised coaching qualification. The course enables students to attain leadership, communication and team working skills by leading primary school children and our younger year groups in many different types of sports and activities.

Year 11 Youth Netball Award

GCSE

The course is 40% non-assessment giving you the opportunity to apply the theory to your own sporting performance in three different activities as well as allowing you to analyse performance in your chosen sport. The 60% theory element has a wide range of content including anatomy and physiology, sports psychology and socio-cultural factors affecting performance.

 

CONTENT OVERVIEW

ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW

Applied anatomy and physiology

Physical training

Physical factors affecting performance

(01)

60 marks

1 hour

written paper

30% of total GCSE

Socio-cultural influences

Sport psychology

Health, fitness and well being

Socio-cultural issues and sports psychology

(02)

60 marks

1 hour

written paper

30% of total GCSE

Practical activity assessment

Evaluating and Analysing Performance (AEP)

Performance in physical education

(03)

80 marks

non-exam assessment (NEA)

40% of total GCSE

 

A LEVEL

Year 12 & 13

Students follow the OCR AS/A2 Course, which is taught at both the South Wilts site, and Bishops Grammar School. The Units covered are:

 

CONTENT OVERVIEW

ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW

AS

Applied anatomy and physiology

Biomechanics, including technology in sport

 

Physiological factors affecting performance

 70 marks

1 hour 15 minute written paper

35% of total AS level

 

AS

Skill acquisition

Sports psychology

Sport and society

 

Psychological and socio-cultural themes in physical education

 70 marks

1 hour 15 minute written paper

35% of total AS level

 

AS

Performance or coaching

Evaluation of performance for improvement (EPI)

 

Performance in physical education

60 marks

 Non-exam assessment

30% of total AS level

 

A2

Applied anatomy and physiology

Exercise physiology

Biomechanics

 

Psychological factors affecting performance

 60 marks

1 hours written paper

 

30% of total A level

 

A2

Skill acquisition

Sports psychology

 

Psychological factors affecting performance

 

60 marks

 

1 hours written paper

 

20% of total A level

 

A2

Sport and society

Contemporary issues in physical activity and sport

 

Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport

 

60 marks

 

1 hour written paper

 

20%

of total

A level

 

A2

  • Performance or coaching
  • Evaluation and Analysis of Performance for Improvement (EAPI)

 

Performance in physical education

 

60 marks 

Non-exam assessment (NEA)

 

30% of total A level

 

 

 

OTHER INFORMATION

In addition to the Core Curriculum programme the PE Department run a wide range of extra-curricular clubs both at lunchtime and after-school. Clubs range from traditional game activities for example: Netball, Football and Tennis to more individual activities such as Dance, Gymnastics, Trampolining, Cross Country and Athletics. Girls are able to compete in Inter-form competitions as well as against local schools and in Regional and National leagues in a large variety of sports. There is also the opportunity to attend non-competitive activities whereby the emphasis is on fun, enjoyment and having a healthy lifestyle.

 

 


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