Shenfield High School

Physical Education

KS3

Students in years 7 – 9 are taught in blocks of activities for between 6 and 12 hours each in every year. Activities include:-

  • Gymnastics
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Short Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Rugby
  • Basketball
  • Health Related Exercise
  • Athletics
  • Short Tennis
  • Rounders
  • Cricket

The curriculum in each activity covers: acquiring and developing skills, selecting and applying, evaluating and improving performance and developing knowledge and understanding of fitness and health. Additionally the Health Related Exercise programme aims to develop students' understanding of the benefits of exercise to health and fitness

KS4

In Years 10 and 11 students choose a winter and a summer activity to specialise in. The syllabus includes officiating, analysing, tactics and performance. In addition, students follow other complementary activities in shorter blocks. All students also follow a fitness programme devised to develop their ability in weights, circuits and aerobics.

GCSE PE is also a very popular option subject at Key Stage 4.

TERM

Year 7, 8 & 9

Year 10

Year 11

Autumn 1

 

 

 

 

Practical:

Invasion games: Football, Basketball, Netball, Rugby & Hockey

Gymnastics, Swimming, Cross-Country & Health Related fitness

 

Theory:

Warm-Up and Cool down, Skeletal system, muscular system, , components of fitness,

 

Edexcel GCSE PE:

Component 1:

Fitness & Body Systems

Topic 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology

 

 

Edexcel GCSE PE:

Component 2:

Component 2: Health and Performance 24%

Topic 1: Health, fitness and well-being

 

Autumn 2

 

 

 

 

Topic 1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology

 

 

 

Topic 2: Sport psychology

 

Spring 1

 

 

 

 

Topic 2: Movement analysis

 

 

 

 

Topic 3: Socio-cultural influences

Topic 4: Use of data

 

Component 3: Practical Performance   30%

Spring 2

 

 

 

 

Practical: Cricket, Rounders, Tennis, Athletics

 

Theory: cardiovascular system, respiratory system & Effects of Exercise

Topic 3: Physical training

 

 

 

Component 4: Personal Exercise Programme (PEP) 10%

 

Summer 1

 

 

Topic 4.1 Use of data

 

Revision

Summer 2

 

Revision

Revision

 

GCSE Syllabus:

Edexcel

GCSE Title:

Section 1.1 – Healthy, active lifestyles

 

Section 1.2 – Your healthy, active body

 

sport

 

 

cross country

sport

basketball

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