Key Stage 3 overview
All pupils at KS3 participate in 3 lessons of compulsory Physical Education over the two week timetable. Skills, techniques and tactical are introduced and develop during KS3 in a range of sporting activities. Pupils are encouraged to get involved with extra-curricular clubs in order to develop skills further and represent the school in their chosen sports.
Key Stage 4 overview
All pupils at KS4 participate in 2 lessons of compulsory Physical Education over the two week timetable. There are opportunities in KS4 to have a more option based programme with greater choice, which may include some mixed sex groups. As well as having the opportunity to revisit some of the sports developed in KS4, optional activities are also available.
Lessons are geared towards students taking on a broader range or roles, such as officials and sports organisers as well as participating themselves.
Qualification assessment overview
|GCSE PE||Tech Award – BTEC Award in Sport, Activity and Fitness|
Examination Component 1 = 36%
Component 2 = 24%
Component 3 = Practical Sport = 30%
Each sport is marked out of 35 marks however split into 2 marking sections.
Performance of skills /10
Component 4 Controlled Assessment Training Programme
Pupils will Plan, carry out, monitor and evaluate their training programme using their theory knowledge from Components 1 and 2.
Marked out of 20 which is converted in a percentage /10%
Component 1: Understand the Body and the Supporting Technology for Sport and Activity (Worth 30% of Overall Grade)
Assessment: Pupils will complete 3 assignments for learning aims A, B and C.
Learning Aim A: Investigate the impact of sport and activity on the body systems
Learning Aim B: Explore common injuries in sport and activity and methods of rehabilitation
Learning Aim C: Understand the use of technology for sport and activity
Component 2: The Principles of Training, Nutrition and Psychology for Sport and Activity (Worth 40% of Overall Grade)
Assessment: One Externally marked Examination. 70 marks available
Learning Aim A: Training to improve fitness for sport and activity
Learning Aim: B Nutrition for sport and activity
Learning Aim C: The psychological influence that motivation, self-confidence and anxiety have on participation in sport and activity
Component 3: Applying the Principles of Sport and Activity (Worth 30% of Overall Grade)
Assessment: This component will draw on the knowledge pupils have gained in components 1 and 2. Pupils will complete 3 assignments for learning aims A, B & C
Learning Aim A: Understand the fundamentals of sport and activity leadership
Learning Aim B: Planning sessions for target groups
Learning Aim C: Delivering and reviewing sessions for target groups
- Please CLICK HERE to view the 2019/20 curriculum map for all year groups.
- Please CLICK HERE to view the 2019/20 curriculum map for BTEC Award in Sport and Fitness
- Please CLICK HERE to view the curriculum road map for PE
How can parents support their child and Sir Thomas Boughey Academy with PE?
- Encourage pupils to attend additional extra- curricular clubs to improve performance and physical activity levels.
- Encourage pupils to try their best and seek advice if aspects are found to be challenging.
- Ensure appropriate kit is bought to school for each lesson for the timetabled practical lessons.
- If a pupil is excused due to a medical issue, a note written and signed by their parent / carer is needed to be given to a member of PE staff.