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Physical Education




Subject Mission Statement

Our curriculum promotes inclusion, equality and diversity through a broad, balanced and varied curriculum that is progressive across all key stages. Students learn skills and understanding by participating in competitive experiences, purposeful skills-based practices and fitness-based activities. Students also develop physical confidence, build on their health, fitness and well-being and develop character values. The curriculum also promotes the academic aspect of PE through differentiated pathways preparing them for future opportunities.




Overview

Students' learning across Key Stage 3 encompasses the following areas:

• Range of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in direct competition through team and individual games. (Games activities)
• Develop techniques and improve performance in other competitive sports (athletics and gymnastics)
• Perform dances using techniques within a range of dance forms.
• Develop personal fitness
• Take part in competitive sports

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KS3 Intent Statement

Our KS3 curriculum is inclusive, broad and balanced, which promotes equality and diversity. Our curriculum develops their skills and understanding through purposeful competitive experiences alongside understanding the value of why regular participation in physical activity improves fitness, health, and wellbeing.
Our KS3 curriculum provides opportunities for students to be physically confident in a way that supports their health and fitness and develops character values such as resilience, respect, responsibility and fairness.
Our KS3 schemes of work offer rich and varied progressive learning experiences, where success is celebrated as a key motivational factor. We aim to equip students with the tools necessary to lead a lifelong healthy lifestyle.
Our KS3 curriculum promotes the academic aspects of the subject through developing key subject vocabulary, cultural capital and theoretical elements through preparing them for future learning through a variety of pathways.
Our KS3 curriculum is enriched by a wide range of extracurricular opportunities for participation and competition (learning and development) further developing their character values and reinforcing the benefits of participating healthy lifestyles.
Our students are encouraged to take part in competitive sports clubs and participative activities outside of school through club links and community incentives.
Students will learn how to;
Use a range of knowledge, skills (hands) tactics and strategies to overcome opponents (head) (in purposeful skills-based practices and competition) through games and individual activities.
Develop technique (hands), creativity and improve performance (head) in other competitive (individual) activities
Plan to improve their physical fitness and learn how to look after their physical health, well-being and mental health
Develop and demonstrate character building values including resilience, respect, responsibility and fairness, which underpins lessons (heart)


KS3 Learning Journey







Overview

GCSE Physical Education equips students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to develop their own performance in sport. They develop their understanding of socio-cultural influences on participation in sport, and the benefits of physical activity to health, fitness and well-being.



KS4 Intent Statement

Our KS4 core PE curriculum is inclusive, broad and balanced and continues to promote equality and diversity. It further develops their skills and understanding through purposeful competitive experiences alongside understanding the value of why regular participation in physical activity improves fitness, health, and wellbeing.
Our KS4 curriculum provides opportunities for students to be physically confident and develop their leadership skills through pathways that further character values such as resilience, respect, responsibility and fairness as well as developing the skills relevant to many careers.
Our KS4 schemes of work offer rich and varied progressive learning experiences in participation and competition. Success is celebrated, but students also learn how to cope with failure.
Our KS4 examination curriculum promotes the academic aspects of the subject through enhanced learning opportunities in GCSE PE and Sport Science allowing students to follow academic and vocational studies. Literacy is promoted through extended writing and extended oral work, combined with the use of key subject scientific, psychological and socio-cultural terminology. Progress made is regularly identified in learning through tracking and celebrated by sharing best work and by rewarding it through the rewards policy.
Our KS4 curriculum is enriched by a wide range of extracurricular opportunities for participation and competition and further develops and promotes character values, healthy lifestyles and opportunities for leadership.
Our students are encouraged to take part in competitive sports clubs and participative activities outside of school through club links and community incentives.


Qualification Details

Exam Board: OCR
Qualification Title: Physical Education
Qualification Specification Code: J587
Qualification Webpage: Click here to visit the OCR webpage for the specification.


Why should I study this course?

GCSE PE is an interesting and challenging learning experience. In it students are introduced to key sporting ideas and shown how these interact with practical performance. They will also gain insights into the relationships they have with each other throughout the course.

Students experience the development of transferable skills including: decision making, psychological understanding of people, independent thinking, problem solving and analytical skills as well as thinking, acting and reacting under pressure.

The study of GCSE PE opens up a range of possibilities for further study and also into careers associated with the subject.


What knowledge and/or skills will I need?

An interested in sport and physical activity is desirable. Some understanding of how the body works is desirable. Some knowledge of sport in society is desirable. A good level of performance in 3 sports (2 team and 1 individual or 1 team and 2 individual) is essential.

A commitment to continued participation in sports in extra-curricular activities and outside clubs.


What will I study in this qualification?






How will I be assessed?

Component 01 (30% weighting) – 1 hour external examination
Component 02 (30% weighting) – 1 hour external examination
Component 03 (40% weighting) – Practical assessment of 3 sports. (2 team and 1 individual sports or 1 team and 2 individual sports)


Possible Career Paths

Sports Science
Sport Psychology
Sports Management
Sport Coaching
Healthcare
Exercise and Health (eg personal trainer)
Teacher training
Sports Therapy (eg physiotherapy, Occupational health)
Armed forces
Nutrition




Overview

A Level Sports Science and Physical Education is designed to follow on from GCSE PE, although GCSE PE is not a requirement for students wishing to follow this course. Students will specialise in one sport as part of the practical assessment or be assessed coaching. It is essential that students are actively involved participating in their sport in a club. Students will need to keep a log of their training and competitive fixtures undertaken during Year 12 and 13.

This course will develop theoretical knowledge and understanding of factors that underpin physical activity and sport in an academic setting. Modules include Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Sport and Society, Contemporary Issues in Sport and Sports Psychology. A variety of study methods are used on this course including Problem Solving, Debate, Discussion and Presentations, Practical Performance and Oral Observation of Live Performances. This course is academic in nature so practical lessons are limited to specific activities.



KS5 Intent Statement

Our KS5 curriculum an academic curriculum which progresses learning from Key Stage 4 which is matched to our student intake profile and is delivered through the differentiated pathways of A Level and Cambridge Technical qualifications.
Our KS5 curriculum further promotes the academic aspects PE and Sport academic and vocational studies as in KS4. Literacy is further promoted through extended writing and extended oral work, combined with the use of more challenging key subject scientific, psychological and socio-cultural terminology. Progress made is regularly identified in learning through tracking and celebrated by sharing best work and by rewarding it through the rewards policy
The KS5 curriculum inspires and engages students whilst also equipping them with cultural capital successfully broadening horizons and preparing them for progression at 18, and for their future life as learners, employees and informed citizens in the field of sport, recreation and health.
Through KS2 primary links students participate in events that develop their planning, organisation and leadership skills.
Opportunities are available for students to develop into future leaders through subject ambassador roles and further promoting their subject as well as coaching and officiating younger students in extra-curricular activities.
Enrichment opportunities allow participation in a range of health, fitness and competitive activities, which help to support living a sustained active health lifestyle and to develop new interests which may be undertaken in future life.


Qualification Details

Exam Board: OCR
Qualification Title: Physical Education
Qualification Specification Code: H555
Qualification Webpage: Click here to visit the OCR webpage for the specification.


Entry Requirements

Standard Sixth Form entry requirements


What will I study in this qualification?




Possible Career Paths

Sports related degrees, Sports Science, Coaching, Teaching, Physiotherapy, Sports Statistics, Sports Psychologist, Recreational Management, Sport and Leisure Industry and many more.

Learners will also develop the transferable skills that are in demand by Further Education, Higher Education and employers in all sectors of industry. This specification will create confident, independent thinkers and effective decision makers who can operate effectively as individuals or as part of a team – all skills that will enable them to stand out and effectively promote themselves as they progress through life.


Who should I speak to if I need further information?

Mrs Webber or Mr Hallam



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