PE

Physical Education


Purpose

By the end of their physical education at Park, the students will have developed a personal commitment to, and genuine passion for, maintaining their health and wellbeing into adult life.

Aims

  • Provide outstanding teaching and learning for all students.
  • Inspire students to achieve academically and within sporting environments.
  • Develop competitive, successful sporting teams that encourage students to develop personal qualities of commitment, fairness, enthusiasm, and an appreciation of honest competition and good sportsmanship.
  • Allow for the acquisition and application of vital transferable skills to a range of sporting activities.
  • Develop an appreciation of skillful and creative performances in a variety of sports activities.
  • Promote the awareness, understanding and appreciation of how physical activity benefits the students social, moral, physical, spiritual and cognitive development.
  • Allow learners to achieve their full potential, recognize the uniqueness of the individual and encourage self-worth.
  • Inspire enjoyment of physical activity to prepare students for participating in physical activity in their adult life.
  • Encourage the development of a variety of desirable personal qualities such as politeness, perseverance, honesty, integrity, a sense of justice, initiative, and independence.

Areas of Study

The specific aims of our core PE program are to enable pupils to improve their physical performance by practicing and refining techniques which are fundamental to physical activities, of which they can then master. Also to ensure they have a deep understanding for how their bodies respond to exercise and effective ways to train for their individual needs.

KS3 - KeyStage 3

Within Key Stage 3 PE students experience a wide range of activities and sports which allow for independence and resilience to be developed as well as a deeper understanding for various rules and regulations of sports and how their bodies adapt and adjust during exercise.

Sports offered within this key stage fall within 3 pathways; Competitive, traditional and health related exercise of which the students choose the pathway they would like to pursue.

    Activities include:
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Tag Rugby
  • American Flag Football
  • Badminton
  • Athletics
  • Rounders
  • Football
  • Fitness
  • Lacrosse
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga
  • Insanity
  • Gymnastics
  • Zumba
  • Aerobics
KS4 - KeyStage 4

Within Key Stage 4 PE, students can experience a high level of independence and a range of sports of which are focused towards their interests. Within Key Stage 4 we are developing students to have the confidence to continue exercising when they leave Park. We continue to develop their understanding of a range of sports, rules and regulations. We look in depth at both short and long term benefits of exercising. We do this through 3 pathways; Competitive, traditional and health related exercise, of which the students choose the pathway they would like to pursue.

    Activities include:
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Athletcis
  • Rounders
  • Softball
  • Tag Rugby
  • American Flag Football
  • Fitness
  • Lacrosse
  • Yoga
  • Trampolining
  • Aerobics
  • Zumba
  • Insanity
Examination PE

This course will encourage personal development through practical participation and performance in a range of sports and exercise activities. It gives students a wider understanding and appreciation of health-related fitness, sports and exercise through a selection of specialist units. Throughout the course students are encouraged to develop their people, communication, planning and team working skills. Students are guided through units of study which relate strongly to real life context.

Main topics students study:

    Year 9 - 11
  • Unit 1 – fitness for sport and exercise (online test)
  • Unit 2 – practical sports performance (two assignments – rules and regulations in two chosen sports and self-analysis in two chosen sports plus practical assessment)
  • Unit 4 – the sports performer in action (two assignments -the short and long term effects of exercise on the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems and the application of energy systems)
  • Unit 5 – training for personal fitness (1 assignment reviewing your personal fitness, planning and implementing a personal training program, finally reviewing your program and progress made)
    Sports
  • Rounders
  • Netball
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Badminton
  • Rounders
  • Trampolining
  • Softball
  • And many more …
    Main skills students develop:
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Kinesthetic action
  • Performance
  • Year 7

    Main topics students study:

      Competitive pathway
    • Basketball
    • Netball
    • Tag Rugby / American Flag Football
    • Badminton
    • Athletics
    • Rounders

      Traditional pathway
    • Tag Rugby / American Flag Football
    • Fitness
    • Badminton
    • Lacrosse
    • Basketball
    • Rounders/Softball

      Health related exercise pathway
    • Netball
    • Aerobics
    • Zumba
    • Gymnastics
    • Fitness – insanity
    • Yoga
    • Rounders

    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review
  • Year 8

    Main topics students study:

      Competitive pathway
    • Basketball
    • Netball
    • Tag Rugby / American Flag Football
    • Badminton
    • Athletics
    • Rounders

      Traditional pathway
    • Tag Rugby / American Flag Football
    • Fitness
    • Badminton
    • Lacrosse
    • Basketball
    • Rounders/Softball

      Health related exercise pathway
    • Netball
    • Aerobics
    • Zumba
    • Gymnastics
    • Fitness – insanity
    • Yoga
    • Rounders

    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review
  • Year 9

    Main topics students study:

      Competitive pathway
    • Basketball
    • Netball
    • Volleyball
    • Badminton
    • Athletics
    • Softball

      Traditional pathway
    • Tag Rugby / American Flag Football
    • Fitness
    • Badminton
    • Lacrosse
    • Basketball
    • Athletic

      Health related exercise pathway
    • Netball
    • Aerobics
    • Zumba
    • Trampolining
    • Fitness – insanity
    • Yoga
    • Rounders

    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review
  • Year 10 / 11

    Main topics students study:

      Competitive pathway
    • Basketball
    • Netball
    • Volleyball
    • Badminton
    • Fitness
    • Rounders

      Traditional pathway
    • Tag Rugby / American Flag Football
    • Fitness – insanity
    • Badminton
    • Lacrosse
    • Basketball
    • Softball

      Health related exercise pathway
    • Netball
    • Aerobics / just dance
    • Badminton
    • Fitness – insanity
    • Yoga
    • Rounders

    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review

Examination 9-11

This course will encourage personal development through practical participation and performance in a range of sports and exercise activities. It gives students a wider understanding and appreciation of health-related fitness, sports and exercise through a selection of specialist units. Throughout the course students are encouraged to develop their people, communication, planning and team working skills. Students are guided through units of study which relate strongly to real life context.

Main topics students study:

    Year 9 - 11
  • Unit 1 – fitness for sport and exercise (online test)
  • Unit 2 – practical sports performance (two assignments – rules and regulations in two chosen sports and self-analysis in two chosen sports plus practical assessment)
  • Unit 4 – the sports performer in action (two assignments -the short and long term effects of exercise on the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems and the application of energy systems)
  • Unit 5 – training for personal fitness (1 assignment reviewing your personal fitness, planning and implementing a personal training program, finally reviewing your program and progress made)

    Sports
  • Rounders
  • Netball
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Badminton
  • Rounders
  • Trampolining
  • Softball
  • And many more …
    Main Skills Students Develop:
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Kinesthetic action
  • Performance