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Wright Robinson College

Physical Education (PE)

INTRODUCTION

Our vision is for our students to remain positively engaged in physical activity throughout their life as a result of the understanding, confidence, experiences and passion that has been nurtured at Wright Robinson College.

KS3/4 Curriculum Map 

 

Curriculum in Year 7

 

Highly Skilful

Students will develop a range of techniques from a variety of activities with a focus on their physical ability

Students will identify basic strategies and tactics in a variety of activities

Students will develop their fitness levels and identify what is meant by well being.

 

Effective Thinking

Students will understand what makes performance effective and provide feedback about their own and others' skills.

Students will begin to understand  the importance of leading a healthy active lifestyle

Students will develop creativity in a range of activities. 

 

Empowering Character

Students will develop their understanding of teamwork

Students will be given a range of opportunities to develop their confidence and will identify outcomes that demonstrate this. 

Students will begin to identify leadership roles and apply them in small groups.

 

How we assess:

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Overview  Students will follow a transition curriculum that allows them to demonstrate their  Students will be assessed in the three areas above through a range of activities.

Students will be assessed in the three areas above through a range of activities. 

 

A final band for each of the three areas will be given by using an average from the activities covered. 

Content

 

Games

Athletics

Movement and Fitness

Students will take part in two of the following activities:

 

Netball, Football, Basketball,  Table tennis, Dance, Trampolining, Swimming, Rugby

Students will take part in two of the following activities:

 

Rounders, Athletics, My Mind My Body, Swimming, Trampolining, Dance, Table tennis, Football, Rugby

How can parents help?

  • Help students to develop organisational skills by having the correct kit each lesson
  • Encourage students to show resilience when trying something new
  • Encourage students to become involved in the extra curricular activities

 

Curriculum in Year 8

 

Highly Skilful

Students will begin to adapt and apply skills in a variety of activities

Students will develop tactics and strategies and begin to use them in competitive situations

Students will look at different methods to improve fitness and the impact this may have on their well being. 

 

Effective Thinking

Students will develop creativity in a variety of activities providing ideas to improve performance.

Students will begin to evaluate performance in competitive situations and suggest ways to overcome opponents and improve outcomes.

Students will begin to develop knowledge of rules in some activities and apply them in small games.

 

Empowering Character

Students will develop communication skills when working as a team.

Students will identify methods to develop resilience in a variety if situations

Students will develop their leadership skills and apply them in specific situations.

 

How we assess:

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Overview  Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activities.  Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activity

Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activities. 

 

A final band for each of the areas will be given by using an average of the activities covered. 

Content

Students will take part in two of the following activities:

Netball, football, basketball, table tennis, dance, trampolining, swimming, rugby.

Students will take part in two of the following activities:

Netball, football, basketball, table tennis, dance, trampolining, swimming, rugby.

Students will take part in two of the following activities:

Rounders, athletics football,basketball, table tennis, dance, trampolining, swimming, rugby

How can parents help?

  • Help develop independence and organisational skills by encouraging students to prepare their own PE bag
  • Encourage students to take part in extra curricular and maybe try something new
  • Discuss the importance of physical activity and well being

 

Curriculum in Year 9

 

Highly Skilful

Students will begin to demonstrate the ability to select and transfer skills across a range of activities.

Students will demonstrate a competence using techniques, tactics and strategies within competitive situations. 

Students will demonstrate a good level of fitness in a range of activities and understand how this can effect performance and well being.

 

Effective Thinking

Students will begin to develop their ability to overcome intellectual and physical challenges in a range of activities. 

Students will develop a good knowledge of rules in some activities and apply them in competitive situations. 

Students will  accurately analyse performance and will make effective decisions to improve performance. 

 

Empowering Character

Students will experience a variety of roles within a team and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses.

Students will evaluate their resilience across activities and identify strategies to build resilience.

Students will be provided with opportunities to apply their leadership skills with larger groups and in competitive situations.

 

How we assess:

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Overview  Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activities. Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activity

Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activities. 

 


A final band for each of the areas will be given by using an average of the activities covered. 

Content

Students will take part in two of the following activities:

Netball, football, basketball, table tennis, dance, trampolining, swimming, rugby.

Students will take part in two of the following activities:

Netball, football, basketball, table tennis, dance, trampolining, swimming, rugby.

Students will take part in two of the following activities:

Rounders, athletics football,basketball, table tennis, dance, trampolining, swimming, rugby

How can parents help?

  • Encourage students to develop healthy active lifestyle
  • Encourage students to take part in extra curricular activities
  • Discuss the importance of being physically active

 

Curriculum in Year 10

 

Highly Skilful

Students will begin to tackle complex activities using previous knowledge

Students will be given the opportunity to experience new challenges and use previous knowledge to overcome them. 

Students will be provided with the opportunity to create a personal, healthy, active lifestyle with a focus on their well being.

 

Effective Thinking

Students will be encouraged to develop independence when tackling new challenges.

Students will transfer knowledge from previous experiences  when trying new activities

Students will have a good knowledge of rules and will apply them in competitive situations. 

 

Empowering Character

Students will identify methods for motivating teams in competitive situations and will explain how this relates to everyday life

Students will be encouraged to take responsibility for their learning and strive for their personal best.

Students will develop an understanding for organising competition in preparation for life after school. 

 

Curriculum in Year 11

 

Highly skilful

Students will develop problem solving skills individually and in groups  and apply them across all activities

Students will select appropriate activities to develop their well being

 

Effective Thinking

Students will understand the importance of social, mental and physical health.

Students will make effective personal decision regarding their well being.

Students will be provided with experiences and information that will prepare them to remain physically active in the next stage of their life.

 

Empowering Character

Students will demonstrate resilience within all activities and explain how this prepares them personally for life after school

Students will evaluate their roles within a team and work with others to overcome setbacks and improve performance. Students will relate this to life in a workplace.

Students will have confidence when trying something new, demonstrating a variety of methods to work with others to improve performance and achieve their personal best.

 

How we assess:

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Overview  Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activities. Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activities. Students will be assessed in the three areas above through two areas of activities.
Content Badminton, My Mind My Body, Handball, Volleyball, Orienteering, Waterpolo, Athletics, Trampolining, Netball, Rugby, Football, Basketball, table tennis Badminton, My Mind My Body, Handball, Volleyball, Orienteering, Waterpolo, Athletics, Trampolining, Netball, Rugby, Football, Basketball, table tennis Rounders, Badminton, My Mind My Body, Handball, Volleyball, Orienteering, Waterpolo, Athletics, Trampolining,  Rugby, Basketball,

How can parents help?

  • Ensure that students revise for the end of unit tests
  • Ensure that homework is completed 

 

GCSE PE

 

GCSE PE

Students will study the OCR GCSE PE (9-1) Course.

This course has four areas if assessment where 60% is theoretically based and 40% is practical assessment.

The course consists of the following content:

Paper 1 Physical factors affecting performance. 30%

  • Applied anatomy and physiology
  • Physical training.

This is a theory based assessment finalising in a one hour exam. The paper consists of a mixture of objective response and multi-choice questions, short answers and extended response items.

 

Paper 2 Socio-cultural issues and sports psychology. 30%

  • Socio-cultural influences
  • Sports psychology
  • Health fitness and well-being.

This is a theory based assessment finalising in a one hour exam. The paper consists of a mixture of objective response and multi-choice questions, short answers and extended response items.

 

Practical performances 30%

Core and advanced skills in three activities taken from the approved lists:

  • One from the individual list
  • One form the team list
  • one other from either list

Students will be assessed in competitive situations. We would expect pupils to have experience of playing these activities competitively.

 

Analysis and evaluation of performance:  10%

This component draws upon the knowledge, understanding and skills a student has learnt and enables them to analyse and evaluate their own or a peer’s performance in one activity.

This is a 14 hour written task that is produced under controlled conditions.

 

How we assess:

Students will be assessed practically  within Year 10 and 11. Assessment will take place in three areas of activities in the Spring term of Year 11.

Autumn Term Year 10 Spring Term Year 10 Summer Term Year 10
Overview  Students will be complete a number of end of unit test which will determine a grade for the theory aspect of the course. Students will be complete a number of end of unit test which will determine a grade for the theory aspect of the course. Students will be complete a number of end of unit test which will determine a grade for the theory aspect of the course.
Content
  • The skeletal system
  • The muscular system
  • Movement analysis
  • Cardio-respiratory systems
  • Effects of exercise on the body systems

 

  • Physical training
  • Applying the principles of training
  • Preventing injury in physical activity training
  Autumn Term Year 11 Spring Term Year 11 Summer Term Year 11
Overview

Students will be complete a number of end of unit test which will determine a grade for the theory aspect of the course.

Students will be complete a number of end of unit test which will determine a grade for the theory aspect of the course.

 

Analysis and evaluation of performance.  10%

Students will complete a controlled assessment worth 10% of the overall mark. 

 

Practical performances 30%

Students to be assessed in three practical areas for the final exam


Students will take 2 exam papers in May
Content
  • Engagement patterns
  • Commercialisation of sport
  • Ethical and socio-cultural issues in sport
  • Sports psychology
  • Health, fitness and well-being

 

Analysis and evaluation of performance.  

This is a 14 hour written task that is produced under controlled conditions.

 

Practical performances 30%

Paper 1 - 1 hour

60 marks

 

Paper 2 - 1 hour

60 marks

 

How can parents help?

  •  Ensure that students revise for the end of unit tests
  •  Ensure that homework is completed

 

BTEC SPORT

 

Pupils who select the BTEC First Award Level 1/2 in Sport will have the opportunity to study and learn across 4 units of study. This course provides an engaging and relevant introduction to the world of sport. It incorporates important aspects of the industry, such as fitness testing and training for sport and exercise, the psychology of sport, practical sports performance and sports leadership. It enables pupils to develop and apply their knowledge, while also developing a range of relevant practical, communication and technical skills. . The knowledge, understanding and skills learned in studying a BTEC First will aid progression to further study and, in due course, prepare learners to enter the workplace.

Pupils will be able to develop skills which include: team-working, working from an assignment brief, working to deadlines, presenting information effectively, developing their understanding of the rules and tactics in individual and team sports. Pupils will carry out tasks/assignments throughout the course. The teacher will mark these and give feedback as to which grade pupils have achieved (level 1 pass/pass/merit/distinction/distinction *). For the assessment for Unit 3 Applying the Principles of Personal Training, pupils will be able to draw on the knowledge, skills and understanding they have developed in the qualification as a whole. The assessment for Unit 1:

Fitness for Sport and Exercise is an on-screen test which is marked by Pearson.

Mandatory units

The mandatory units in this qualification ensure that all learners will develop:

  • Knowledge that underpins learning in other units in the qualification -Unit 1: Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  • Practical and vocational skills – Unit 2: Practical Performance in Sport
  • Synoptic knowledge, understanding and practical vocational skills – Unit 3: Applying the Principles of Personal Training. Optional specialist units

 

Unit 1 – Fitness for sport and exercise; A know about the components of fitness and the principles of training B explore different fitness training methods C Investigate fitness testing to determine fitness levels.

Unit 2 – Practical performance in sport; A understand the rules, regulations and scoring systems for selected sports B practically demonstrate skills, techniques and tactics in selected sports C be able to review sports performance.

Unit 3 – Applying the principles of personal training; A design a personal fitness training programme B know about the musculoskeletal system and cardiorespiratory system and the effects on the body during fitness training C implement a self-designed personal fitness training programme to achieve own goals and objectives D review a personal fitness training programme.

Unit 4 – The mind and sports performance; A investigate personality and its effect on sports performance B explore the influence that motivation and self-confidence have on sports performance C know about arousal and anxiety, and the effects they have on sports performance.

 

How we assess:

Autumn Term Year 10 Spring Term Year 10 Summer Term Year 10
Overview  Students will complete a number of end of unit tests which are based on Unit 1: Fitness for sport and exercise topics. Scores from the end of unit tests will determine predicted bands. Students will complete assignments A and B for unit 3, applying the principles of personal training. 

Students will complete assignments C and D for unit 3, applying the principles of personal training. 

Content
  • Components of fitness.
  • Measuring fitness and intensity levels.
  • Principles of training.
  • Methods of training.
  • Fitness testing

 

  • Six week training programme design.
  • The body systems and how they respond to fitness training.

 

  • Implement a self-designed personal fitness programme to achieve own goals and objectives.
  • review a personal fitness training programme.
  Autumn Term Year 11 Spring Term Year 11 Spring Term Year 11
Overview Students will complete assignments A and B for unit 2, practical performance in sport

Students will complete assignments C for unit 2, practical performance in sport.

Students will begin assignment A for unit 4, the mind and sports performance.

Students will complete assignments B and C for unit 4, the mind and sports performance.
Content
  •  Understand the rules, regulations and scoring system for selected sports.
  • Practically demonstrate skills, techniques and tactics in selected sports.
  • Review sports performance.
  • Investigate personality and its effect on sports performance
  •  Explore the influence that motivation and self-confidence have on sports performance.
  • Know about arousal and anxiety, and the effect they have on sports performance.

How can parents help?

  •  Encourage students to hand coursework in on time
  •  Encourage students to revise for tests and exams
  •  Attend any intervention that may be in place