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 skilful 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 programme are to enable pupils to improve their physical performance by practising and refining techniques which are fundamental to physical activities, of which they can then master.

KS3
  • Endball
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Football
  • Tag Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Gymnastics
  • Trampolining
  • Fitness
  • Rounders
  • Softball
  • Athletics
KS4
  • Endball
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Football
  • Tag Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Trampolining
  • Fitness
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse
  • Flight
  • Frisbee
GCSE PE

Edexcel GCSE in Physical Education requires students to develop their knowledge and understanding of physical education and physical activity, in relation to balanced healthy lifestyles, including:

  • How, and why, people take part in physical activity
  • Exercise and fitness
  • Personal health and wellbeing.

Students will also develop their knowledge in relation to performance in physical activity

In addition, Edexcel in Physical Education requires students to develop their knowledge and understanding of how a healthy, active lifestyle contributes to the growth and development of body systems, and structures (including the cardiovascular, muscular, respiratory and skeletal systems), as well as general wellbeing.

GCSE PE Practical – a range from both KS3/4 activities plus orienteering; cross country; table tennis and more.

  • Year 7 - National Curriculum - Core PE

    Main topics students study:

    • Endball
    • Hockey
    • Gymnastics
    • Tag Rugby
    • Athletics
    • Rounders

    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review
  • Year 8 - National Curriculum - Core PE

    Main topics students study:

      Girls
    • Netball
    • Tag Rugby
    • Flight
    • Badminton
    • Hockey
    • Fitness
    • Athletics
    • Rounders

      Boys
    • Basketball
    • Tag Rugby
    • Flight
    • Badminton
    • Hockey
    • Fitness
    • Athletics
    • Rounders

    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review
  • Year 9 - National Curriculum - Core PE

    Main topics students study:

      Girls
    • Netball
    • Tag Rugby
    • Trampolining
    • Badminton
    • Hockey
    • Fitness
    • Athletics
    • Rounders

      Boys
    • Basketball
    • Trampolining/Flight
    • Badminton
    • Hockey
    • Fitness
    • Athletics
    • Rounders
    • Football


    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review
  • Year 10 - National Curriculum - Core PE

    Main topics students study:

    Pupils are given half termly opportunities to choose one sport from the four on offer:

    Options 1

    • Fitness
    • Trampolining
    • Netball
    • Handball

    Options 2

    • Football
    • Flight
    • Fitness
    • Badminton

    Options 3

    • Table Tennis
    • Off Site
    • Tag Rugby
    • Basketball

    Options 4

    • Volleyball
    • Fitness
    • GCSE Intervention
    • Badminton

    Options 5

    • Cricket
    • Frisbee
    • Dodgeball
    • Softball

    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review
  • Year 11 - National Curriculum - Core PE

    Main topics students study:

    Pupils are given half termly opportunities to choose 1 sport from the 4 on offer:

    Options 1

    • Badminton
    • Trampolining
    • Netball
    • Fitness

    Options 2

    • Football
    • Circuits
    • Fitness
    • Rugby

    Options 3

    • Basketball
    • Off Site
    • Tag Rugby
    • Volleyball

    Options 4

    • Table Tennis
    • Fitness
    • Ice Hockey
    • Off Site

    Options 5

    • Athletics
    • Stoolball
    • Dodgeball
    • Softball

    Main skills students develop:

    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Cooperation
    • Performance
    • Resilience
    • Analysis
    • Ability to plan and review
  • Year 9 - Sports Leaders Lv1

    Main topics students study:

    Pupils will complete Sports Leaders level 1 alongside their GCSE PE course. Sports Leaders involves the completion of 6 units of work which cover both theory and practical components:

    • Plan, lead and review a sport/activity
    • Developing leadership skills
    • Lead activities that promote a healthy lifestyle
    • Fair play in sport
    • The role of the official
    • Opportunities in sport and recreation

    Main skills students develop:

    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Analysis
    • Kinaesthetic action
    • Performance
  • Year 9-11 - EdExcel GCSE PE

    Main topics students study:

    GCSE PE consists of both theory and practical lessons (3 theory and 2 practical a fortnight). Pupils will be assessed in a range of sports and their best 4 will count towards their final grade. In addition they will complete a controlled assessment and a written exam, (60% perform and analysis 40% exam).

      Year 9 - 10
    • A healthy, active lifestyle and your skeletal system
    • A healthy, active lifestyle and your muscular system
    • A healthy, active lifestyle and your cardiovascular system
    • A healthy, active lifestyle and your respiratory system
    • Physical activity and healthy mind and body

      Year 10 - 11
    • Healthy, active lifestyles and how they could benefit you
    • Influences on your healthy, active lifestyle
    • Exercise and fitness as part of your healthy, active lifestyle
    • Physical activity as part of your healthy, active lifestyle
    • Your personal health and wellbeing

    Sports

    • Volleyball
    • Rounders
    • Netball
    • Climbing
    • Orienteering
    • Basketball
    • Handball
    • Football
    • Badminton
    • Trampolining
    • Softball
    • Frisbee
    • and Many More...
    For more information please visit the EdExcel website

    Main skills students develop:

    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Analysis
    • Kinaesthetic action
    • Performance