Physical Education KS4

At KS4 all pupils will study Entry Level PE as part of the curriculum. Ensuring they leave with a qualification in PE. Pupils will study and be assessed on their application of skills to a variety of sporting activities, in addition to developing understanding of how to analyse performance. Alongside this pupils who are dedicated and show greater interest will have the opportunity to study GCSE PE as part of their options choices. Successful completion of the GCSE will provide them with nationally recognised qualifications; to help towards improving their career or further study opportunities.

Curriculum Content KS4

Year

Half Term

Topic

10

1

Football - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Basketball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Health Related Fitness

 

2

Handball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Football - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Cricket - Skill Acquisition

 

3

Handball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Table Tennis - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Basketball - Skill Acquisition

 

4

Football - Tactics and Formations

 

 

Basketball - Tactics and Formations

 

 

Cricket - Skill Acquisition

 

5

Invasion Games - Game Play and Tactical Awareness

 

 

Softball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Football - Tactics and Formations

 

6

Invasion Games - Game Play and Tactical Awareness

 

 

Striking and Fielding - Game Play and Tactical Awareness

 

 

Options

 

 

Year

Half Term

Topic

11

1

Football - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Handball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Table Tennis - Skill Acquisition

 

2

Basketball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Cricket - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Health Related Fitness

 

3

Football - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Handball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Basketball - Skill Acquisition

 

4

Tennis - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Dodgeball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Football - Tactics and Formations

 

5

Softball - Skill Acquisition

 

 

Invasion Games - Game Play and Tactical Awareness

 

 

Options

 

Options at Key Stage 4

GCSE Physical Education Year 10 & 11

Curriculum Content GCSE PE

Unit

Topic

1.1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology

Structure and Function of the Skeletal System

 

Structure and Function of the Muscular System

 

Movement Analysis

 

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems

 

Effects of Exercise on Body Systems

1.2 Physical Training

Components of Fitness

 

Applying the Principles of Training

 

Preventing Injury in Physical Activity and Training

2.1 Socio Cultural Issues

Engagement Patterns of Different Social Groups in Physical Activity and Exercise

 

Commersialisation of Physical Activity and Sport

 

Ethical and Socio Cultural Issues in Physical Activity and Sport

2.2 Sports Psychology

Characteristics of Skilful Movement

 

Classification of Skills

 

Goal Setting

 

Mental Preperation

 

Types of Guidance

 

Types of Feedback

2.3 Health, Fitness and Wellbeing

Health, Fitness and Wellbeing

 

Diet and Nutrition

 

 

How will your child be assessed at GCSE?

•    Unit 1.1 and 1.2 – 1 hour Theory Exam (30% of final mark)

•    Unit 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 – 1 hour Theory Exam (30% of final mark)

•    Performance in Physical Education – Practical Assessment (3 activities) & Written Controlled Assessment (40% of final mark)