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 – First Award in Sport Level 2

Examination Component 1 = 36%

  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology
  • Movement Analysis
  • Physical Training
  • Use of Data

Component 2 = 24%

  • Health Fitness and Well Being
  • Sports Psychology
  • Socio-Cultural Influences
  • Use of Data

Unit 1 – Fitness For Sport and Exercise = Externally Assessed = 25% Online Examination

  • Components of Fitness
  • Principles of Training
  • Fitness Testing and Protocols
  • Methods of Training

Component 3 = Practical Sport = 30%

  • 1 Team Sport
  • 1 Individual Sport
  • 1 Team OR Individual choice

Each sport is marked out of 35 marks however split into 2 marking sections.

Performance of skills /10
Application to competitive situations / 25

Unit 2: Practical Sports performance = Internally Assessed Controlled Assessment = 25%

  • Understand the Rules, Regulations and Scoring Systems of 2 Sports
  • Practically demonstrate the skills, techniques and tactics in 2 sports
  • Review sports performance using observation sheet

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%

Unit 5 – Training For Personal Fitness = Internally Assessed Controlled Assessment = 25%

  • Design a personal fitness training programme
  • Exercise adherence factors and strategies for continued training success
  • Implement a self-designed personal fitness training programme to achieve own goals and objectives.
  • Review a personal fitness training programme

Unit 6 – Leading Sports Activities = Internally Assessed Controlled Assessment = 25%

  • Know the Attributes associated with successful sports leadership
  • Undertake the planning and leading of sports activities
  • Review the planning and leading of sports activities

Curriculum maps

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.

Teaching staff

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