“I like PE when it’s sunny and I get to go running around the track on the field. I like doing sports that the Olympics do like running, javelin and long jump ” Oliver
Key Stage 3
Throughout Year 7, students develop their skills in the major games including learning the rules and tactics of each game. This includes hockey, rugby, football, badminton, basketball, athletics, striking and fielding activities. Students are assessed on their ability to acquire skills, select and apply these skills, their ability to evaluate performance of self and others, and their knowledge of factors which affect health and fitness.
Students have also the opportunity to take part in horse-riding. This allows them to improve their physical development including balance and core stability.
Years 8 & 9.
In Years 8 & 9, students continue to develop their skills in major sports and games. By the end of the year, they will have learned to control their own body movements in gymnastics, trampolining, dance, fitness and boxercise and will have put together more complex sequences of moves.
Students continue to be assessed on their ability to acquire skills, select and apply these skills, their ability to evaluate performance of self and others, and their knowledge of factors that affect health and fitness.
Years 10 & 11
All students follow a course in PE during years 10 & 11. They continue to focus on developing skills and tactical understanding in a range of games and sports. They are assessed on the same skills that they have developed during Key Stage3, but this is now focused on working towards an Entry Level qualification from OCR.