Physical Education

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Welcome to the Physical Education area

Head of Department – Mr D. Robinson

Our aim is to inspire a love of sport and exercise, instilling self confidence, resiliency and an enthusiasm in our students to support them in leading a healthy and active lifestyle.

Staffing

Head of Physical EducationMr D Robinson – BA (Hons) Physical Education
Teacher of Physical EducationMs A. Bateman – BA (Hons) Leisure and Recreation Management
Teacher of Physical EducationMr T. Jones – PGCE in Secondary Education
Teacher of Physical EducationMr J. Bramwell – BA (Hons) Education Studies with PE
Teacher of Physical EducationMiss R. Grove – PGCE Sport

Per Term Topic Information

Key Stage 3

Autumn 1 Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
MaleBasketball and FootballLiving Your Life Well and HandballBadmintonRugby LeagueAthletics and CricketSoftball and Cricket
FemaleNetball and FootballBasketballLiving Your Life WellBadminton  and Table TennisAthleticsRounders
Year 11

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
GCSEHealth, fitness and well-beingApplied anatomy and physiology (Musculo-skeletal system)Movement analysis and biomechanicsApplied anatomy and physiology (Cardio-respiratory system)Sport PsychologyYear 10 units of work revision and mock exams
BTECUnit 2 Practical Sport PerformanceUnit 6 Leading Sporting Activities
Year 11

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
GCSEPhysical TrainingSports PsychologySocio-cultural influences in sport, physical activity and exerciseRevision and exam preparationExternal exams
BTECUnit 4 The Sports Performer in ActionUnit 1 Fitness for Sport and ExerciseExternal exams on Unit 1

Curriculum

Key Stage 3

No. of lessons per fortnightFrequency and length of homeworkAdditional 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 …
4Twice 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 fortnightFrequency and length of homeworkAdditional 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