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P E (examination)

P E (examination)

Through our examination PE lessons, we are aiming for our students to show resilience and courage, with their wellbeing at the centre of everything we do. We want our PE students to become resilient, independent and successful learners, improve their understanding of subject knowledge and apply the PRIDE values in everything they do.

 Mr Miller

Head of Faculty

 Miss Thackray

Asst Head of Faculty

 

 

 

Curriculum plan

 

Year 10 & 11  -  GCSE PE

What are we studying?

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.

Sections:

Section 1: Applied Anatomy and Physiology

1.1  The structure and function of the skeletal system

1.2  The structure and function of the muscular system

1.3  Movement analysis

1.4  The cardiovascular and respiratory systems

1.5  The effects of exercise on the body systems

Section 2: Physical Training

2.1  Components of fitness

2.2  Applying the principles of training

2.3  Preventing injury in physical activity and training

Section 3: Socio-cultural Influences

3.1  Engagement patterns of different social groups in physical activities and sports

3.2  Commercialisation of physical activity and sport

3.3  Ethical and socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport

Section 4: Sports Psychology

4.1  Characteristics of skilful movement and classification of skills

4.2  Goal setting

4.3  Mental preparation

4.4  Types of guidance and feedback

Section 5: Health, Fitness and Well-being

5.1  Health, fitness and well-being

5.1  Diet and nutrition 

How are we assessed?

For more information about the course and assessment please visit:
OCR - GCSE Physical Education 

What homework are we expected to do?

The students are expected to do independent learning to consolidate the units they are covering in lesson time. There is also set homework given weekly which will prepare the students for practical or theory-based activities done in lesson time.

What can parents do to help?

Please help with your child’s organisation to ensure they that bring appropriate PE kit to lesson when required. Support them to ensure they are meeting deadlines and monitoring their progress across the course, ensuring they find time to complete their homework. Encourage them to participate in extra-curricular PE activities. Use ClassCharts and Edulink to communicate with staff on any concerns or matters regarding PE.

How we provide for SEN and most able students

Students are in mixed ability groups, and resources will be differentiated to support all students. Learning coaches may be used to support SEN students.

Useful resources and equipment

Revision resources and text books are available, please see the link below for more information. This is not a requirement for the course.

OCR - GCSE Physical Education textbooks

Where can this subject take you? Career opportunities

Some examples of career opportunities linked to studying PE are: Sports science, PE teacher, Physiotherapist, Professional sportsperson, Sports coach/consultant, Sports policy at local and national level, Diet and fitness instructor, Personal trainer and many more.

Year 10 & 11  -  Sports Studies

What are we studying?

Cambridge National in Sport Studies enables students to develop and apply knowledge of sports-related activities, with a particular focus on officiating. They explore contemporary issues in sport, different ways of being involved in the sports industry, and the impact of sport on wider society.

Mandatory units:

Unit R051: Contemporary issues in sport

By completing this unit, learners will explore a range of topical and contemporary issues in sport, relating to participation levels and barriers, the promotion of values and ethical behaviour through sport and the role of high-profile sporting events and national governing bodies in advancing sports’ attempts to positively impact upon society and showcase their worth beyond providing entertainment.

This unit is externally assessed through an OCR set and marked 1-hour exam

Unit R052: Developing Sports Skills

By completing this unit, learners will develop their skills, techniques and use of tactics/strategies/ compositional ideas in both an individual and a team sporting activity, as well as their understanding of the rules to allow them to act in a number of officiating roles within an activity. They will also consider the use of different practice methods in order to improve their performance.

This unit is internally assessed through an OCR set assignment, which allows students to demonstration their knowledge and understanding through practical and coursework

Optional units:

There are a further two optional units that are decided by the centre and is assessed through an OCR-set assignment, which allows students to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding through coursework. 

How are we assessed?

For more information about the course and assessment please visit:
OCR - Cambridge Nationals Physical Education 

What homework are we expected to do?

The students are expected to do independent learning to consolidate the units they are covering in lesson time. There is also set homework given weekly which will prepare the students for practical or coursework activities done in lesson time.

What can parents do to help?

Please help with your child’s organisation to ensure they that bring appropriate PE kit to lesson when required. Support them to ensure they are meeting coursework deadlines and monitoring their progress across the course, ensuring they find time to complete their homework. Encourage them to participate in extra-curricular PE activities. Use ClassCharts and Edulink to communicate with staff on any concerns or matters regarding PE.

How we provide for SEN and most able students

Students are in mixed ability groups, and resources will be differentiated to support all students. Learning coaches may be used to support SEN students.

Useful resources and equipment

Revision resources and text books are available, please see the link below for more information. This is not a requirement for the course.

OCR - Cambridge Nationals Physical Education textbooks 

Where can this subject take you? Career opportunities

Some examples of career opportunities linked to PE are: Sports science, PE teacher, Physiotherapist, Professional sportsperson, Sports coach/consultant, Sports policy at local and national level, Diet and fitness instructor, Personal trainer and many more.

Year 12 13 - Btec Sport Extended Certificate

What are we studying?

A broad basis of study for the sport sector. This qualification is designed to support progression to higher education when taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals. Equivalent in size to one A-Level.

Mandatory units:

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology

By completing this unit, learners will explore how the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems function and the fundamentals of the energy systems.

This unit is externally assessed through a 1.5 hour written examination set and marked by Pearson

Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being

By completing this unit, learners will explore client screening and lifestyle assessment, fitness training methods and fitness programming to support improvements in a client’s health and well-being.

This unit is externally assessed through a task set and marked by Pearson and completed under supervised conditions. In Part A, learners will be given a case study one week before a supervised assessment period in order to carry out preparation. In Part B, the supervised assessment period is 2.5 hours as timetabled by Pearson.

Unit 3: Professional Development in the Sports Industry

By completing this unit learners explore the knowledge and skills required for different career pathways in the sports industry. Learners will take part in, and reflect on, a personal skills audit, career action plan and practical interview assessment activities.

This unit is internally assessed through an OCR set assignment, which allows students to demonstration their knowledge and understanding.

Optional unit:

There is one further optional unit that is decided by the centre and is assessed through an OCR-set assignment.

How are we assessed?

For more information about the course and assessment please visit:
Btec Sport

What homework are we expected to do?

The students are expected to do independent learning to consolidate the units they are covering in lesson time. There is also set homework given weekly which will prepare the students for practical or theory based activities done in lesson time.

What can parents do to help?

Please help with your child’s organisation to ensure they that bring appropriate PE kit to lesson when required. Support them to ensure they are meeting deadlines and monitoring their progress across the course, ensuring they find time to complete their homework. Encourage them to participate in extra-curricular PE activities. Use ClassCharts and Edulink to communicate with staff on any concerns or matters regarding PE.

How we provide for SEN and most able students

Students are in mixed ability groups, and resources will be differentiated to support all students.

Useful resources and equipment

Revision resources and text books are available, please see the link below for more information. This is not a requirement for the course.

Btec Sport

Where can this subject take you? Career opportunities

Some examples of career opportunities linked to studying BTEC Sport are: Sports science, PE teacher, Physiotherapist, Professional sportsperson, Sports coach/consultant, Sports policy at local and national level, Diet and fitness instructor, Personal trainer and many more.

Year 12 13 - Btec Sport Extended Diploma

What are we studying?

A two-year full-time course, providing in-depth study of the sector. Supports progression to higher education and employment. Equivalent in size to three A-Levels.

Mandatory units:

Unit 1: Anatomy and Physiology

By completing this unit, learners will explore how the skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems function and the fundamentals of the energy systems.

Unit 2: Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being

By completing this unit, learners will explore client screening and lifestyle assessment, fitness training methods and fitness programming to support improvements in a client’s health and well-being.

Unit 3: Professional Development in the Sports Industry

By completing this unit, learners explore the knowledge and skills required for different career pathways in the sports industry. Learners will take part in, and reflect on, a personal skills audit, career action plan and practical interview assessment activities.

Unit 4: Sports Leadership

By completing this unit, learners will study what makes a good leader, the different capacities of this role, and the leadership skills and techniques necessary when leading activities in different roles.

Unit 7: Practical Sports Performance

By completing this unit, learners will study the skills, techniques, tactics and rules of selected sports through active participation in individual/team sports.

Unit 8: Coaching for Performance

By completing this unit, learners will develop the techniques, personal knowledge and ability to deliver coaching sessions.

Unit 9: Research Methods in Sport

By completing this unit, learners will cover the importance of research, factors affecting the quality of research, an introduction to research and the different methods commonly used in sport-based research.

Unit 19: Development and Provision of Sport and Physical Activity

By completing this unit, learners will study the development and provision of sport in the UK and its relationship with global sport, including understanding what is needed to write a proposal for a sports development project.

Unit 22: Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry

By completing this unit, learners will investigate how business operates in the sport and active leisure industry and how it responds to trends and other influences to meet the needs of clients and to benefit the business.

Unit 23: Skill Acquisition in Sport

By completing this unit, learners will study the factors that contribute to a skilled performance in sport and examine how sports performers learn and develop their skills.

Optional units:

There are a further four optional units that are decided by the centre and is assessed through an OCR-set assignment.

How are we assessed?

For more information about the course and assessment please visit:
Btec Sport

What homework are we expected to do?

The students are expected to do independent learning to consolidate the units they are covering in lesson time. There is also set homework given weekly which will prepare the students for practical or theory based activities done in lesson time.

What can parents do to help?

Please help with your child’s organisation to ensure they that bring appropriate PE kit to lesson when required. Support them to ensure they are meeting deadlines and monitoring their progress across the course, ensuring they find time to complete their homework. Encourage them to participate in extra-curricular PE activities. Use ClassCharts and Edulink to communicate with staff on any concerns or matters regarding PE.

How we provide for SEN and most able students

Students are in mixed ability groups, and resources will be differentiated to support all students.

Useful resources and equipment

Revision resources and text books are available, please see the link below for more information. This is not a requirement for the course.

Btec Sport

Where can this subject take you? Career opportunities

Some examples of career opportunities linked to studying BTEC Sport are: Sports science, PE teacher, Physiotherapist, Professional sportsperson, Sports coach/consultant, Sports policy at local and national level, Diet and fitness instructor, Personal trainer and many more.

 

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