Physical Education

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 3 Core PE
Year 7 Girls
Football

  • Intro Passing – Side Foot
  • Intro Dribbling, Control & Turning
  • Passing and movement off the ball
  • Intro Shooting
  • Attack/outwitting an opponent
  • Defensive/tackling techniques

Gymnastics

  • Locomotion – Partner work
  • Transference of Weight – Partner work
  • Balance – Individual/Partner work
  • Balance – Partner & Group work
  • Balance – Development of group balances

Badminton

  • Introduction to grip and familiarisation activities
  • Serve
  • Overhead clear
  • Singles play
  • Doubles play

Rounders

  • Ball familiarisation/catching
  • Fielding
  • Bowling
  • Batting
  • Fielding tactics/strategies to outwit opponents

Athletics

  • Introduce running style (100/200/400m)
  • Introduce pace running – 800m
  • Jumping- long jump
  • Throwing – shot putt
  • Throwing – javelin
  • Throwing – discus

Year 8 Girls
Gymnastics

  • Recap rotation & jumps
  • Recap balance – Individual/Partner work
  • Intro to basic vaulting
  • Vaulting – low level apparatus
  • Vaulting – apparatus

Basketball

  • Ball familiarisation
  • Passing, receiving and outwitting an opponent
  • Intro Dribbling & Pivoting
  • Intro Shooting – set shot
  • Shooting – lay up

Football

  • Develop Passing
  • Dribbling, Turns and Outwitting a defender
  • Develop Attack
  • Develop Shooting
  • Heading
  • Defensive strategies/tactics

Athletics

  • Sprint running technique (100/200/400m)
  • Middle distance running – 800m
  • Jumping – high jump
  • Throwing – shot putt
  • Throwing – javelin
  • Relay

Rounders

  • Fielding skills
  • Bowling development
  • Batting development
  • Positional roles
  • Tactics/strategies to outwit opponents

Year 9 Girls
Health and Fitness

  • Introduce heart rate + basic step test
  • Basic circuit
  • To accurately replicate a sustained running technique for 12 minutes. Components of skill related fitness
  • Boxercise

Football

  • Passing
  • Control & Turning
  • Attack/Beating an opponent
  • Shooting
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Set Plays

Basketball

  • Attacking/Outwitting an opponent.
  • Develop shooting – lay up
  • Defence – Zone
  • Strategies for attack/3 man weave
  • Tactics

Athletics

  • Sprint running technique (100/200/400m)
  • Middle distance running – 800m
  • Jumping – triple jump
  • Throwing – shot putt
  • Throwing – javelin
  • High jump

Rounders

  • Throwing/catching/fielding
  • Bowling development
  • Batting development
  • Fielding roles/outwit opponents
  • Evaluation of tactics/peer assessment

Key Stage 3 Core PE
Year 7 Boys
Table Tennis

  • Rules and serve
  • Forehand push
  • Backhand push
  • Officiating
  • Top Spin/Smash

Rugby

  • Ball familiarisation
  • Intro passing & receiving/ 2 vs 1
  • Passing/Use of width.
  • Tackling technique
  • Attacking/outwitting an opponent

Football

  • Intro Passing – Side Foot
  • Intro Dribbling, Control & Turning
  • Passing and movement off the ball
  • Intro Shooting
  • Attack/outwitting an opponent
  • Defensive/tackling techniques

Rounders

  • Ball familiarisation/catching
  • Fielding
  • Bowling
  • Batting
  • Fielding tactics/strategies to outwit opponents

Athletics

  • Introduce running style (100/200/400m)
  • Introduce pace running – 800m
  • Jumping- long jump
  • Throwing – shot putt
  • Throwing – javelin
  • Throwing – discus

Year 8 Boys
Table Tennis

  • Rules and types of serve
  • Forehand shots and technique
  • Backhand shots and technique
  • Officiating
  • Top Spin/Smash

Rugby

  • Recap passing & refine handling skills
  • Developing passing/ 4 vs 2
  • Develop tackling technique
  • Kicking
  • Tactical play/outwitting opponents

Football

  • Develop Passing
  • Dribbling, Turns and Outwitting a defender
  • Develop Attack
  • Develop Shooting
  • Heading
  • Defensive strategies/tactics

Athletics

  • Sprint running technique (100/200/400m)
  • Middle distance running – 800m
  • Jumping – high jump
  • Throwing – shot putt
  • Throwing – javelin
  • Relay

Rounders

  • Fielding skills
  • Bowling development
  • Batting development
  • Positional roles
  • Tactics/strategies to outwit opponents

Year 9 Boys
Table Tennis

  • Recap on rules and various serving techniques
  • Officiating signals
  • Officiating calls
  • Officiating variety of games
  • Singles and doubles play

Rugby

  • Passing & Use of space
  • Outwitting opponents- 5 vs 3
  • Tackling + rucking
  • Restarting play-line outs
  • Scrum development

Football

  • Passing
  • Control & Turning
  • Attack/Beating an opponent
  • Shooting
  • Defensive Tactics
  • Set Plays

Athletics

  • Sprint running technique (100/200/400m)
  • Middle distance running – 800m
  • Jumping – triple jump
  • Throwing – shot putt
  • Throwing – javelin
  • High jump

Rounders

  • Throwing/catching/fielding
  • Bowling development
  • Batting development
  • Fielding roles/outwit opponents
  • Evaluation of tactics/peer assessment

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 Core PE
What will I learn?
Key Stage 4 PE is compulsory for all students and is run using a rotation based system. Students will be in set groups; however, they will rotate around activities. Each student will complete two activities per double lesson and they will do each activity for approximately 6 weeks.
There are a wide range of activities on offer and the Key Stage 4 PE programme is designed to maintain participation rates and to allow students to develop lifelong participation in various sporting activities.
Here is a list of some of the activities that have been provided for students at Key Stage 4:

  • Trampolining
  • Basketball
  • Handball
  • Football
  • OAA
  • Cricket
  • Handball
  • Softball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Rugby
  • Table tennis
  • Health Related Fitness

 How will I be assessed?
There is currently no assessment for Key Stage 4 PE.

If you are interested in physical education, you may be interested in the other key stage 4 course we offer,  click the link below for more information:

Key Stage 5

BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport

Qualification Summary

Title: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport
Qualification number: 603/0459/5
Guided learning hours: 1080

First teaching: December 2016
First external assessment: 2017
Performance tables: Applied Generals (2020, 2021,2022)
Total qualification time: 1080
Eligible for funding (England): 16-19; 19+ loan; 19-23 entitlement;
Last registration: England- 31 Aug 2023; Northern Ireland- 31 Aug 2023; Wales – 31 Aug 2023;

Why study BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Sport?

Employers value BTEC’s approach to learning because it provides a unique combination of technical skills which help prepare students for employment, together with a breadth of knowledge about the sector that empowers them to succeed in the real world. The flexibility to build a programme of study combined with practical application, all of which is tailored directly to a student’s aspirations, is proven to produce a valued candidate in the eyes of employers. In addition, the ethos of BTEC courses provides experiences that promote maturity in participants which directly enhances their employability

What are the careers or further education that this course be suitable for?

The Pearson BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport is intended to be an Applied General qualification for post-16 learners who want to continue their education through applied learning and who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment in the sport sector.

The qualification is equivalent in size to three A Levels.

The content of this qualification has been developed in consultation with academics to ensure that it supports progression to higher education. Employers and professional bodies have also been involved and consulted to confirm that the content is appropriate and consistent with current practice for learners who may choose to enter employment directly in the sport sector. Progression routes include employment or further training in the following fields:

  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Sport, Leisure and Business Management
  • Business Management
  • Sports Marketing
  • Fitness Training
  • Outdoor Education
  • Sports Coaching and Leadership
  • Teacher Training
  • Event Management
  • Sports Development

Key Information Summary:

Course Title National Extended Diploma in Sport
Examination Board Pearson Edexcel
Linear Qualification? Yes
Course Webpage https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-nationals/sport-2016.html
Entry Requirements Sixth From entry requirements

Course Details:

A BTEC Extended Diploma is an academic, practical and vocational course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities in addition to a number of externally set tasks and exams.

The course will develop your academic understanding of the sports industry. In addition, you will augment your vocational skills through assisting PE teachers and coaches in lesson support, local primary school sport or extra-curricular clubs. Moreover, you will develop your sporting performance through individualized training programmes and expand your personal skills through sports leadership and a range of events, trips and residential study visits.

The course is equivalent to three ‘A’ levels which means when you have finished the course you can choose whether to get a job straight away or go into higher education first.

Subject Content:

The course is made up of 14 units (or subjects) which cover the broad range of the sports industry.

The internally assessed units that comprise the course are as follows:

  • Practical Sports Performance
  • Sport Leadership
  • Skill Acquisition in Sport
  • Application of Fitness Testing
  • Research Methods in Sport
  • Professional Development in the Sports Industry
  • Sports Event Management
  • Coaching for Performance
  • Sports Injury Management
  • Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport

The externally assessed units that are assessed by Pearson by a set task or a written exam set and marked by Pearson are as follows:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming for Health, Sport and Well-being
  • Development and Provision of Sport
  • Investigating Business in Sport and the Active Leisure Industry

Assessment details:

10 of the units are assessed internally through the production of a portfolio of evidence. This evidence is generated through written assignments, presentations or practical demonstrations. 4 of the units are assessed externally through an exam and set tasks.