Physical Education

Head of Physical Education Mr S. Illsley BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
Teacher of Physical Education Ms A. Bateman BA (Hons) Leisure and Recreation Management
Teacher of Physical Education Ms P. Heath BSc (Hons) Geography
Teacher of Physical Education Mr R. Young BA (Hons) Applied Social Studies
Teacher of Physical Education Miss R. GrovePGCE Sport

Per Term Topic Information

Key Stage 3

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Male Basketball and Football Living Your Life Well and Handball Badminton Rugby League Athletics and Cricket Softball and Cricket
Female Netball and Football Basketball Living Your Life Well Badminton  and Table Tennis Athletics Rounders

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
GCSE Health, fitness and well-being Applied anatomy and physiology (Musculoskeletal system) Movement analysis and biomechanics Applied anatomy and physiology (Cardiorespiratory system) Sport Psychology Year 10 units of work revision and mock exams
BTEC Unit 2 Practical Sport Performance Unit 6 Leading Sporting Activities

Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
GCSE Physical Training Sports Psychology Socio-cultural influences in sport, physical activity and exercise Revision and exam preparation External exams
BTEC Unit 4 The Sports Performer in Action Unit 1 Fitness for Sport and Exercise External exams on Unit 1

Curriculum Information

Key Stage 3

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
4 Twice per half term

30 minutes

For example:

  • Researching sporting tactics or fitness components
  • Designing aspects of training programmes
Extra-curricular clubs and teams including

  • Football
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Handball
  • Badminton
  • Dodgeball
All extra-curricular PE clubs are inclusive and open to all students regardless of prior ability or participation levels

 

Students requiring additional support are encouraged to attend these extra-curricular clubs

Useful Websites

National Football Museum – Manchester http://www.nationalfootballmuseum.com/

Sport City Manchester – Cycling, Squash, Tennis and netball events

http://sportcity-manchester.com/

Manchester Velodrome – British Cycling

http://www.nationalcyclingcentre.com/

Chill FactorE – indoor ski and snowboarding slope and climbing wall

http://www.chillfactore.com

Internet websites for demonstrations and examples of skills to research for homework tasks.

 

Key Stage 4

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5 GCSE and BTEC

 

2 Core

Fortnightly

1 hour

 

  • Exam questions
  • Research tasks
  • Wider reading on current topics
Extra-curricular clubs and teams as above for year 7, with weight training as an additional activity

Orienteering assessments at Heaton Park

Table Tennis Young Officials Award (Year 11)

Tutor from colleges talk to GCSE and BTEC PE students regarding future PE related courses at Higher Education

Revision classes

 

Intervention sessions for students identified as required additional support and guidance

 

 

Useful Websites

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physical-education/gcse/physical-education-8582

Link for the AQA GCSE PE specification

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physical-education/gcse/physical-education-8582/assessment-resources

Link for sample and past exam questions with mark schemes

http://www.pearsonschoolsandfecolleges.co.uk/Secondary/Revision/PE/GCSE-PE-revision.aspx

Link for Edexcel GCSE PE revision guide (current year 11 only)

http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/BTEC-Firsts/Sport/2012/Specification-and-sample-assessments/9781446936368_BTECFIRST_L12_AWARD_SPORT_Iss3.pdf

Link for the BTEC Sport specification

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/sport-2012-nqf.resources.html#filterQuery=category:Pearson-UK:Publisher%2FPearson

Link to purchase the BTEC First in Sport Revision Guide