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KS3 Physical Education Course Overview Year 7 Half Termly activities broken down as follows: Half Term (HT) 1 Pt.1 - Baseline Testing Activities HT1 Pt.2 - Games Activities begin: Boys: Football, Rugby Union, Handball Girls: Rugby Union, Netball, Basketball HT2 Boys begin Football 'Sport Education' Girls begin Netball 'Sport Education' HT3 & HT4 - Games/fitness activities continue: Boys: Fitness, Basketball, OAA Girls: Hockey, Gymnastics, Aesthetics HT5 & HT6 - Summer Sports begin Boys: Athletics, Cricket, Rounders, Softball Girls: Athletics, Cricket, Rounders, Softball Internal Assessment: Students will be assessed in 2 key areas for each topic we cover. Firstly, their ability to demonstrate their sporting skills and prowess in a range of activities. Secondly, the influence these skills have within a competitive, conditioned or isolated practice. At the end of the academic year, each students’ best 4 sports will be considered, and from their strongest 4 sports, the average tier will be provided, giving each student their average tier for that academic year. Year 8 Half Termly activities broken down as follows: HT1 - Activities begin: Boys: Gymnastics, Badminton, Rugby Union, Football Girls: Rugby Union, Netball, Basketball, Football HT2 Boys begin Football 'Sport Education' Girls begin Netball 'Sport Education' HT3 & HT4 - Activities continue: Boys: Fitness, Handball/tchoukball, OAA Girls: Hockey, Gymnastics, Aesthetics HT5 & HT6 - Summer Sports begin Boys: Athletics, Crickets, Rounders, Softball Girls: Athletics, Cricket, Rounders, Softball Internal Assessment: Students will be assessed in 2 key areas for each topic we cover. Firstly, their ability to demonstrate their sporting skills and prowess in a range of activities. Secondly, the influence these skills have within a competitive, conditioned or isolated practice. At the end of the academic year, each students’ best 4 sports will be considered, and from their strongest 4 sports, the average tier will be provided, giving each student their average tier for that academic year.
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KS4: Physical Education Course Title: GCSE Physical Education (OCR Specification) Grading: 9 - 1 Course Overview: Studying GCSE (9–1) Physical Education will open your eyes to the amazing world of sports performance. Not only will you have the chance to perform in three different sports through the non-exam assessment component, you will also develop wide ranging knowledge into the how and why of Physical activity and sport. The combination of the physical performance and academic challenge provides an exciting opportunity for students. You can perform, and then through the academic study learn how to improve your performance though application of the theory. Physical Education is learned about through a range of different contexts and the impact it has on both ours and other’s everyday lives. You will learn the reasons why we do things, why some people out perform others, mentally and physically. You will also delve into the ethical considerations behind the use of drugs and also gain an understanding of the consequences of inactivity and poor diet. External Assessment: Non- Exam Assessment (NEA) - Three practical performances (40%) One Performance Analysis task (part of the 60% theory grade) A total of two hours assessment split over two examination papers (2x 1 hour) taken at the end of the two year course (60%) A wide range of Question types including: multiple choice, single mark, short answer and extended response questions. The opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the theory and performance skills in both your NEA and through the examinations. Internal Assessment: Students will be expected to answer a ‘6 mark’ question every 3 lessons which will be scrutinised by staff (purple) and amended by students (green) to demonstrate progress. The use of teacher model answers will be a more frequent part of each and every lesson to guide students towards demonstrating a more effective exam question answering technique. Homework – Independent H/W tasks will be expected to be completed after every lesson by every student which will give them the opportunity to demonstrate their learning outside the classroom. Their progress outside the classroom will be tracked online via the ‘My PE Exam’ app/site.
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Lightcliffe Academy, Stoney Lane, Lightcliffe, Halifax, HX3 8TL Tel: 01422 201028 Fax: 01422 204615 contactus@lightcliffeacademy.co.uk Abbey Multi Academy Trust, c/o Chapter House, Abbey Grange Church of England Academy, Butcher Hill, Leeds, LS16 5EA Tel: 0113 257877 enquiries@abbeytrust.org
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