Physical Education

Department Information

Year 7:

Aims of the PE department:

  • To be physically active for sustained periods of time.
  • To increase knowledge on the importance of following a healthy active lifestyle.
  • Develop skills in a wide range of physical activities including team and individual sports.
  • To engage students in competitive sports and provide opportunities to develop skills in a wide range of extra- curricular clubs.

Students will develop a range of fundamental and basic skills. This will help to develop their knowledge and understanding in performing in a competitive environment and build their knowledge of how do adapt to the demands of changing environments in different sports and physical activities. There will be a strong focus on developing health and fitness and students will understand the importance of this for leading a healthy lifestyle. The sports academies will be formed and specific rugby/netball pathways will be followed.

Practical activities:

  • Baseline skill and fitness tests (this is to assess students current physical ability)
  • Rugby & Netball (higher ability groups will do this for 1 term)
  • Gymnastics, Fitness, Basketball, Handball, Hockey, Badminton and Athletics. (Students will change activities every half term)

Year 8:

Aims of the PE department:

  • To be physically active for sustained periods of time.
  • To increase knowledge on the importance of following a healthy active lifestyle.
  • Develop skills in a wide range of physical activities including team and individual sports.
  • To engage students in competitive sports and provide opportunities to develop skills in a wide range of extra-curricular clubs.

Students will continue to develop a range of basic sporting skills in a variety of physical activities. This will help to develop their knowledge and understanding in performing in a competitive environment and build their knowledge of how do adapt to the demands of changing environments in different sports and physical activities. There will be a strong focus on developing health and fitness and students will understand the importance of this for leading a healthy lifestyle.

The sports enrichment academies will be fully formed and specific team training and tactics will be the main focus.

Practical activities:

  • Rugby & Netball (higher ability groups will do this for 1 term)
  • Gymnastics, Fitness, Basketball, Handball, Hockey, Tag rugby, Rounders, Cricket and Athletics. (Students will change activities every half term)

Year 9:

Core Physical Education

  • To be physically active for sustained periods of time.
  • To increase knowledge on the importance of following a healthy active lifestyle.
  • Develop skills in a wide range of physical activities including team and individual sports.
  • To engage students in competitive sports and provide opportunities to develop skills in a wide range of extra-curricular clubs.

Students will continue to develop a range of complex sporting skills in a variety of physical activities. This will help to develop their knowledge and understanding in performing in a competitive environment and build their knowledge of how do adapt to the demands of changing environments in different sports and physical activities. There will be a strong focus on developing awareness of tactics and students will understand the importance of leading a healthy active lifestyle.

The sports enrichment academies will be fully formed and specific team training and tactics will be the main focus.  Strength and conditioning sessions will be put into place on a weekly basis for the year 9, 10 and 11 rugby/netball academies.

Practical activities:

  • Rugby & Netball (higher ability groups will do this for 1 term)
  • Trampolining, Fitness, Basketball, Handball, Hockey, Volleyball, Rounders, Cricket and Athletics. (Students will change activities every half term)

GCSE Physical Education (OCR Year 10 – 2 Year Course)

The initial theory aspect of the course will include applied anatomy and physiology and socio-cultural issues in sport.

Students will learn about participation, body systems, biomechanics, fitness testing and sports psychology.

During the one year course, all pupils will participate in a range of individual and team sports to develop their basic skills, comprehension and tactics / awareness.

 

What will you study?

The course is taught over two years, 3 periods per week.  The course will be broken down as follows; 2 periods of theoretical PE and 1 period of practical PE.

GCSE Physical Education (OCR Year 11 – 2 Year Course)

The initial theory aspect of the course will include an Introduction to Physical Education looking at key processes, key concepts and the opportunities for participation.

The theory will then progress to focus on developing your knowledge of Physical Education, gaining an insight into the human body, specifically its structure and functions.

During the one year course, all pupils will participate in a range of individual and team sports to develop their basic skills, comprehension and tactics / awareness.

 

What will you study?

The course is taught over one year, 6 periods per week.  The course will be broken down as follows; 4 periods of theoretical PE and 2 periods of practical PE.

Topic areas of study include: bones, muscles, feedback, motivation, goal setting, media, sponsorship, participation, government initiatives, nutrition, injuries, hazards and healthy lifestyles.

Department Staff:

Mrs N Kisby – Head of Physical Education [email protected]

Miss C Needham – Head of Year 7 [email protected]

Miss L Bowman – PE teacher [email protected]

Miss E Sanford – PE teacher [email protected]

Mrs A Heap- PE teacher [email protected]

Mr P Gostling- Director of Rugby & Netball [email protected]

Mr S Graham- PE teacher [email protected]

Mr A Oxley- PE teacher [email protected]

Mr J Naylor- Head of Year 10 [email protected]

Mrs H Holdsworth – School Games Organiser [email protected]

Clubs:

Monday

Year 7/ 8 Netball

Year 7/10 Rugby

Tuesday

GCSE PE practical

Year 11/Sixth form Rugby

Wednesday

 

Thursday

Years 10/11 Netball Club

Friday

Year Netball Club

Year 7/8 Football Club

Year 7/8 Fitness club

 

These clubs run from 2.30pm to 3.30pm.

 

Support Your Child – Useful links and advice:

OCR – http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-physical-education-j586-j086-from-2012/

BBC Bitesize- http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/znyb4wx

Teach PE- http://www.teachpe.com/gcse.php

S-Cool- http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/pe

Revision World- http://www.revisionworld.com/gcse-revision/pe-physical-education

 

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