PE

Head of Department:

Mr S. Fatania

Subject Overview:

Welcome to New Line Learning Academy’s Physical Education Department. We have become one of the most popular subjects within the school and have developed a hardworking and committed team that delivers a bespoke curriculum to the students. As we grow as a team, the links with external clubs allows us to offer a wide range of activities.

We offer outstanding facilities with a large sport shall that includes;

  • 6 x badminton courts
  • 2 x half size basketball courts
  • 1 x full size basketball court
  • 3 x cricket nets
  • 2 x volleyball courts
  • 1 x 5 a-side football pitch.
  • 2 x Trampoline rigs

We also have a large field area that consists of;

  • 2 x adult football pitches
  • 1 x youth football pitch
  • 1 x rugby pitch
  • 1 x long jump pit
  • 3 x rounders pitches
  • 1 x cricket wicket
  • 400m track
  • 1 x shot put circle
  • 1 x javelin area

Key Stage 3 

Key Stage 3 Overview:

Course Outline

Through the Physical Education programme at New Line Learning we are striving for all students to be able to:

• recognise and understand the importance of good health and fitness

• pursue their own interests within sport, knowing the benefits of an active lifestyle

• appreciate the concepts of fair play, honesty, competition and good sportsmanship

• demonstrate a good level of physical competence and understanding of their own capabilities, as well as limitations, to foster self-esteem and build self confidence

• persevere with determination in order to achieve individual success, irrelevant of their ability

• work successfully within a group and team situations, both competitively and co-cooperatively, thereby developing acceptable social skills

• demonstrate expression and creativity and appreciate aesthetically pleasing movement.

Key Stage 3  

Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 will receive three 50 minute lessons of Physical Education each week, 1 double and a single. Each double lesson will be key in developing skills, techniques and tactics through drills and conditioned games, whereas in the 50 minute single lesson there will be a focus on applying those skills within to game.

Each student will take part in a minimum of 5 sports throughout the academic year. Below is a list of the main activities that will be covered during Years 7, 8 and 9 curriculum. All lessons follow a structured programme of study and are designed to be enjoyable, vigorous and purposeful. Active participation and a high level of effort is encouraged from all students. Students are expected to bring full PE kit to every PE lesson.

Girls Curriculum

Boys Curriculum

Netball

Football

Badminton

Basketball

Rugby

Rugby

Football

Gymnastics

Fitness

Alternative activities

Alternative activities

Badminton

Gymnastics

Fitness

Athletics

Athletics

Rounders

Cricket

Assessment at Key Stage 3:

Within Physical Education, students will be assessed through their practical performance alongside their knowledge of the theory of their activity such as tactics, rules and regulations. Students will be assessed in every sport and will take part in a minimum of 5 throughout the year. They will be measured against key performance indicators which will show clearly strengths and areas for improvement for each individual.

Key Stage 4 

Key Stage 4 Overview:

In Key Stage 4, students in Years 10 and 11 have two hours of Physical Education each week. The curriculum changes to suit individual needs, but all route ways give students the opportunity to select appropriate activities as a group which will include a fitness module. In addition there is a leadership route that can be chosen which will offer students an opportunity to work with local primary schools.

If students take a Physical Education option, this provides a further 2 hours over per week. The courses that can be taken are:

  • GCSE Physical Education
  • VCERT Health and Fitness

Years 10 and 11:

GCSE Physical Education

Theory Exam 1 Content overview 36% (90marks)

● Topic 1: Applied anatomy and physiology

● Topic 2: Movement analysis

● Topic 3: Physical training

● Topic 4: Use of data

Theory Exam 2 Content overview 24% (70marks)

● Topic 1: Health, fitness and well-being

● Topic 2: Sport psychology

● Topic 3: Socio-cultural influences

● Topic 4: Use of data

Practical 3 sports 30% (35 marks per activity)

· Skills during individual and team activities

· General performance skills

1. One team activity.

2. One individual activity.

3. One free choice.

Coursework Personal Exercise programme (PEP) 10% (20marks)

● Aim and planning analysis

● Carrying out and monitoring the PEP

● Evaluation of the PEP

How will I learn?

You will learn through various theory lessons and replication of key terms and application of knowledge to practical sporting situations. You will receive practical lessons where you will explore advanced skills and apply these with tactical awareness. You will learn to link the theory of physical education to the practical performance of an athlete.

VCERT Health and Fitness

Unit 1: Principles of health and fitness Internal assessments (25%)

Learners will:

  • Understand the main components of fitness and the principles of training.
  • Look at the benefits and the effects of exercise on the body’s system.

Unit 2: Healthy lifestyles (25%) Internal assessments (25%)

Learners will:

  • Understand how food and physical activity can contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
  • They will learn the importance of diet and nutrition.
  • Understand how motivation affects participation in physical activity.

Unit 3: Preparing and planning for health and fitness Externally assessed exam (25%)

Learners will:

  • Understand factors that affect a health and fitness plan.
  • Prepare and plan a health and fitness plan to improve their exercise and diet.
  • The learner will be able to evaluate a health and fitness plan

Unit 4: Develop a personal health and fitness programme Internal assessments (25%)

Learners will:

  • Bring together their learning gained throughout the course and develop a health and fitness programme.
  • Gain knowledge and skills in carrying out fitness tests.
  • Understand the importance of preparation and appropriate warm-up and cool downs.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a health and fitness programme.

How will I learn?

  • Students will learn through theory lessons and research based tasks. Students will also take part in practical lessons looking at fitness testing and carrying out a fitness programme.

Assessment at Key Stage 4:

GCSE Physical Education

  • 60% Theory = 2 Exams
  • 30% Practical = 3 sports
  • 10% Coursework = Personal Exercise Programme

 

VCERT Health and Fitness

Students will be assessed through a range of methods:

  • Word documents, presentations
  • Video and voice recordings
  • Posters, leaflets, booklets
  • 1 external exam
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