PE & Sport
The Core PE curriculum intent aims to give students the experience a a broad and balanced PE curriculum through studying various sporting activities. We endeavour to develop the core skills, tactical knowledge, confidence and personal skills to encourage active healthy lifestyles and promote lifelong participation in exercise and sport. Through studying individual and team sports, students develop their knowledge and understanding of the key rules, regulations and scoring systems. Students learn how to make healthy lifestyle choices by understanding about the human body, different types of exercise, diet and fitness. We aim to support and improve mental and social health through leadership opportunities, developing team work, communication skills, resilience and empathy. Lessons are sequenced and challenging to support progress, independence and creativity along the learning journey. Students can continue to develop their skills, knowledge and expertise by going on to study sport at KS4 and at higher education with an aim of working within the sports and exercise industry.
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 4
BTEC Sport gives students the opportunity to study the theory behind sport and fitness.
The course is designed to develop student’s knowledge of physical and mental fitness, fitness testing, training methods, the musculoskeletal system, the cardiorespiratory system, leadership qualities, officiating and also enhance their practical skills in badminton and rounders.
Students are expected to produce word processed assignments on the given unit assignment topics. They are also expected to make detailed hand written notes on Unit 1 to revise from to prepare for their online exam. Students are expected to keep up to date with coursework or they will be required to attend after school p6 support. Students are expected to bring and wear academy PE kit and participate fully in practical lessons.
|Unit 1 Core||
Fitness for Sport and Exercise
- Components of Fitness
- Methods of Training
- Fitness Testing
External Online Exam
|Unit 2 Core||
Practical Sports Performance
- Performing skills
- Applying skills in a competitive situation
|Word Processed Coursework||Year 9-10||25%
|Unit 3 Core||Applying the Principles of personal training
- Design and review a Personal Fitness Training
- Programme Musculoskeletal system
- Cardiorespiratory system
|Word Processed Synoptic Assessment||Year 9-11||25%|
|Unit 5||Assignment 1: The Short-term responses of the body systems to exercise
Assignment 2: The long-term adaptations to the body systems during exercise.
Assignment 3: Know about the different energy systems used during sports performance.
|Word Processed Coursework||Year 11||25%|
Key Stage 5
The Extended Certificate in Sport will give students a solid foundation for those wishing to pursue a career in the fitness industry.
The units studied include:
Unit 1 Principles of Anatomy & Physiology in Sport
Unit 2 Physiology of Fitness
Unit 3 Assessing Risk in
Unit 7 Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
Unit 17 Psychology for Sports Performance
Unit 27 Technical and Tactical Skills in Sport
Unit 28 The Athlete’s Lifestyle
|Mrs Bunning||Mrs Duncan||Miss Ellwood||Mr Timm|
|Curriculum Leader of PE (Shared)||Curriculum Leader of PE (Shared)||Head of Year 9 Behaviour and Data Manager||Assistant Principal for Lord Nelson Sixth Form|
|Mr Tyne||Mrs Webb||Mr Willis||Miss Zeki|
|Head of Year 8
and Teacher of PE
|Head of Enrichment
and Teacher of PE
|Assistant Principal for Outcomes||Teacher of PE|