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Physical Education
SUBJECT LEADER
Mr J. Moreton
j.moreton@kingsmeadschool.net


SUBJECT VISION
The Kingsmead department have 3 intentions with the design of our curriculum.

Firstly, the learning, enhancement and mastery of motor skills (movement skills). Secondly, to develop physically literate individuals who can use employability skills with confidence, competence and enthusiasm throughout both PE and life. Finally, to promote a lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.

KEY STAGE 3

Year 7

Autumn Term
Firstly, students undergo a baseline assessment where the PE department can establish students individual learning needs and place them in a class that best suits them. Engagement in physical fitness, outdoor adventurous activities and invasion games such as Netball, Football, Rugby and Basketball. Some students may also have their first experience of Badminton.

The extra-curricular programme includes Netball, Football, Handball and Hockey.

Spring Term
The continuation with invasion games such as Hockey, Handball and Futsal. Students also gain experience with table tennis and gymnastics.

The extra-curricular clubs include Basketball, Netball and Rock Climbing.

Summer Term
Here we get the first taste of the epic summer sports. The learning activities include Tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Longball, Rounders and Short Tennis

The extra-curricular clubs during this term are Athletics, Tennis, Rounders and Cricket.

Year 8

Autumn Term
Engagement in physical fitness, orienteering and invasion games such as Netball, Football, Rugby and Basketball.

The extra-curricular programme includes Netball, Football, Handball and Hockey.

Spring Term
The continuation with invasion games such as Hockey, Handball and Futsal. Students also gain experience with table tennis and gymnastics.

The extra-curricular clubs include Basketball, Netball and Rock Climbing.

Summer Term
Here we get the first taste of the epic summer sports. The learning activities include Tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Longball, Rounders and Short Tennis

The extra-curricular clubs during this term are Athletics, Tennis, Rounders and Cricket.

Year 9

Autumn Term
Engagement in physical fitness, orienteering and invasion games such as Netball, Football, Rugby and Basketball.

Spring Term
The continuation with invasion games such as Hockey, Handball and Futsal. Students also gain experience with table tennis and gymnastics.

The extra-curricular clubs include Basketball, Netball and Rock Climbing.

Summer Term
Here we get the first taste of the epic summer sports. The learning activities include Tennis, Athletics, Cricket, Longball, Rounders and Short Tennis

The extra-curricular clubs during this term are Athletics, Tennis, Rounders and Cricket.

KEY STAGE 4

Year 10

Autumn Term
GCSE PE students learn about the skeletal and muscular systems. Here students learn and the structure, and functions of both these systems in physical activity. After this student then move on to the movement analysis section where they look at the planes of movement and axis of rotation.

BTEC Sport students start with component 1, learning aim A of the course which is to do the the structure and functions of the body's two main systems - the Cardiorespiratory system and the Musculoskeletal system.

Spring Term
GCSE PE students look at 3 main topic areas: The cardiorespiratory system, the effects of exercise on the body and the components of fitness.

BTEC Sport students learn about the different types of injury in sport (Learning aim B) and then start learning about the content for the external examination component which focuses on physical training, nutrition and sports psychology.

Summer Term
GCSE PE scholars investigate the principles of training, learn to assess risk and prevent injury as well as start the coursework element of the course.

BTEC Sport students continue with the learning on the examination unit, sit their exam and then investigate the advancements of sporting technology such as clothing, personal protective equipment and computer based technology.

Year 11

Autumn Term
Here, GCSE PE pupils finish their coursework and start to engage with the paper 2 content. This starts with engagement pattern of exercise and the commercialisation of sport.

BTEC Students start investigating the qualities and skills of successful sporting leaders.

Spring Term
Y11 GCSE PE students learn about the ethical and socio-cultural issues with modern day sport.

BTEC Sport students plan sports sessions for a variety of different target groups such as high school students, elderly participants and young children.

Summer Term
GCSE PE students finish the content, learning about sports Psychology and Health and fitness before consolidating their knowledge via a range of revision strategies.

BTEC Sport students complete their final assignment by delivering sport sessions to a small group.

KEY STAGE 5

Years 12 and 13

Autumn Term
Our 6th form curriculum depends on whether students decide to take on the single or double award in level 3 BTEC Sport. Student work on this award all throughout their academic journey in post-16 education.

How does this subject develop the whole child?

Contribution to RSE/LIMB/Pledge
Students develop employability skills such as organisation, confidence, cooperation, motivation, teamwork, cohesion and competence.

Cultural Capital Development
Skills taught through the curriculum are thoroughly explained and sequenced throughout their 5-7 year journey.

Cross Curricular Links and Projects
Cross curricular links with business, biology, psychology and health and social care.

Opportunities to develop your Leadership Skills through this subject
Take the lead of teams within lessons. Planning and organising teams, training and events. Representing the school across a wide range of sports.

Exam Boards and Links
OCR - GCSE PE
Pearson BTEC - BTEC Sport

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