Curriculum

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

This course has practical and written units. It covers a wide range of topics preparing students for a career in the sporting industry. Students have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity, skills development and sports leadership to their own practical performance.
Curriculum Overview
Year 7 Year 8

•Football
•Gymnastics
•Athletics
•Netball
•Badminton
•Handball
•Hockey
•Softball
•Fitness

•Football
•Gymnastics
•Athletics
•Netball
•Badminton
•Handball
•Hockey
•Fitness
•Leadership skills

 
Year 9 Year 10 Year 11

•Rules in Sport (OCR Course)
•Sports Leadership (OCR Course)
•Careers in Sport (OCR Course)
•Cricket
•Rounders / Softball
•Badminton
•Athletics
•Football
•Netball
•Table Tennis
•Handball
•Contemporary Issues (OCR Course)

•Athletics
•Badminton
•Football
•Netball
•Aerobics
•Fitness
•Rounders
•Softball
•Table Tennis
•OCR units continue in year’ s 10 and 11

•Fitness
•Table Tennis
•Aerobics
•Yoga
•Rounders
•Cricket
•Softball
•Football
•Badminton

Assessment

Internal assessments take place every half-term.

Enrichment Offer

Intervention to maximise performance and consolidate prior learning is at the heart of our delivery model. There are many extra-curricular activities on offer from Football, Table Tennis, Netball and Cricket.

Sport Studies

 
This course has practical and written units. It covers a wide range of topics preparing students for a career in the sporting industry. Students have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity, skills development and sports leadership to their own practical performance.
 
Year 9 Year 10 Year 11

Foundation course covering key aspects of Developing sports skills and contemporary issues in sport.

RO52
•Team Games
•Individual Games
•Officiating Sports
•Developing an Understanding of Skills
RO51
•Barriers to Sport
•Values in Sports
•Hosting Major Sporting Competitions
•National Governing Bodies in Sport

Pupils study a range of individual and team sports to improve performance (Athletics, Badminton, Football, Netball, Table Tennis, Squash and Cricket)

Pupils complete external assessments in RO51 (WRITTEN EXAM) and RO52 (PRACTICAL SPORT) – This requires pupils to refine skills and their understanding of theoretical concepts.

Pupils complete external assessments in RO53 (Sports Leadership) and RO56 (Working in the Sports Industry)

Assignments for these units are written, practical and presentation based.

Assessment

Internal assessments take place every half term and assignments are submitted to the exam board at the end of the year.

Enrichment Offer

Intervention to maximise performance and consolidate prior learning is at the heart of our delivery model. There are many extra-curricular activities on offer from Football, Table Tennis, Netball and Cricket. Pupils are given opportunities to learn beyond the classroom through careers fairs, sports fixtures and visiting national sporting venues.