Key Stage 3
Students follow content according to the National Curriculum for Physical Education. Students can experience a balanced and varied curriculum allowing students to participate in a wide variety of activities allowing them to participate in competitive team and individual activities as well as dance and gymnastics. Students are also taught to use technical terminology with confidence accurately and precisely, building up an extended specialist vocabulary; can apply their mathematical knowledge to their understanding of PE, including measuring, timing, estimating and analysing data. Attend extra-curricular sporting clubs and competitions, have an opportunity to represent their school and community. Develop a lifelong love of sports and physical exercise. Make positive informed choices around their health, well-being and diet. Link the benefits of a healthy diet and physical activity to mental and physical well-being. Develop their leadership qualities and skills through sport. Have a sound understanding of different sports, their origins, including British and worldwide sporting role models. Are prepared to transition from KS3 to KS4 with the skills, knowledge, character and leadership to excel in KS4. Promoting underlying themes/components of OCR Cambridge Nationals in Sports Science.
Key Stage 4
The intent of our curriculum is implemented through:
- studying a variety of sports and activities – experiencing tactics and strategies through a series of condition and competitive games.
- having the opportunity to attend extra-curricular activities and represent the school. Celebrating successes and manage the challenges of defeat.
- Performance – being able to develop skill in different scenarios, individually, as pairs and in groups or teams. Exploring tactics, strategies and implementing skills learnt to a broad range of sporting situations.
- Health, fitness and physical preparation – Students will understand and build on knowledge to answer the questions – how do I improve fitness? How to prepare and recover from physical activity safely? How do I test fitness? Understanding that will allow students to lead a healthy active lifestyle both now and in the future.
- Leadership & Character – participate in lesson with correct equipment, work together in pairs, groups and teams. Lead peers and through sport develop self-esteem, confidence and resilience.
- Knowledge/Theory – Develop an understanding of ‘anatomy and physiology’, ‘fitness and training’, ‘Nutrition’ and ‘sport injury’. Students will develop vocabulary and support knowledge through practical experiences.
- lessons that will be practical, progressive and differentiated. They will be challenging whilst supporting the needs of all students.
Key Stage 4
Our KS3 curriculum model creates a pathway for students to further their knowledge of how to live a physical active and healthy lifestyle into adulthood as students are given the opportunity to choose to study 1 or more PE and Health Subjects. You can read more about these pathways in the documents section below. Students can choose from BTEC Sport, OCR Sport Studies, OCR Sports Science and BTEC Tech Award Health and Social.
KS4 Qualification: BTEC Sport (2018) Sport Studies and Sport Science
Exam boards: Edexcel Pearson and OCR Cambridge Nationals
Assessment details: Number of papers = 1, 25% exam, 75% coursework
Link to Exam board specifications:
Sport Studies – This course would provide a solid foundation for students who wanted to progress to study OCR Sport level 3. Additionally, the course has strong links with English, where students will be required to formulate coherent assignments. Furthermore, some aspects of the course link with Practical sport and leadership, with particular focus on the role that Sport plays within society which could lead to future careers in Sports coaching, Sports analysis and journalism.
Sport Science – This course would provide a solid foundation for students who wanted to progress to study OCR Sport level 3. Additionally, the course has strong links with English, where students will be required to formulate coherent assignments. Furthermore, some aspects of the course link with Nutrition, Principles of training and sports injuries which could lead to future careers in Sports diet and nutrition, Gym instructor, Physiotherapy and many other roles within Sport and physical education. The Sports Science Learning Journey can be viewed in the documents section below.
BTEC Sport – The Sport industry is all about people enjoying sport, keeping fit and improving their health and fitness. BTEC Sport can set you up for Jobs in this sector but also outside this sector. This course can help you in professional sport, either playing or coaching at different levels. Alternatively, you could work in health promotion through sport and the study of sports science, or perhaps take a fitness role in a gym delivering group or one-to-one training sessions and exercise classes. It can help you gets jobs outside of sport such as lawyers and business managers because of Leadership skill you learn taking part in this course. The BTEC Sports Learning Journey can be viewed in the documents section below.
A variety of sport clubs – Football, Netball, Rugby Union, Dodgeball, Basketball, Table Tennis, Trampolining, Rounders, Cricket, Tennis and Athletics.
Sports Trips – Old Trafford to watch Man United v Arsenal and London Olympic Stadium, Twickenham to watch England v Italy
Sports Tours – In the last 10 years we have done 3 football tours to Barcelona, 2 rugby and netball tours to Dublin and a Football and Netball Tour of France/Belgium.
Competitive Sports – We compete in National Cups in Football and Netball. Yorkshire Cup for Rugby Union. We then compete in East Riding Schools competitions for variety of sports were have had students selected to represent East Riding County team. We compete in a number of competitions against other DELTA schools and won U14 Indoor Athletics competition.
Previous guest speakers: Howard Webb (Football Referee), Chirs Cook (Swimmer) Gold medallist for England in commonwealth games, Jamie MC Donnell (Boxer) IBF and WBA world champion. Tommy Coyle (Boxer) Commonwealth Lightweight title.
Home Learning PE Challenges – Running half marathon challenge, beat the teacher, 5k challenge, home fitness workouts and GCSE Pods. Check out the school Twitter and the PE Department Twitter accounts to stay up-to-date!