Physical Education

Key Stage 3 Information

Points to Note
Through a number of different activities pupils will develop skill and fitness levels with the hope that all students will have an experience in at least 1 activity that they want to continue in extra-curricular clubs, outside of school and promote lifelong participation. There will be an underlying theoretical approach in all activities and a selection of theory lessons delivered in order to educate pupils how to lead a physically active healthy lifestyle. End of year tests will be completed in preparation for pupils opting to study the subject at KS4 and also to assess their understanding.

Year 7
• Team Games- netball, hockey, football, rugby, basketball, rounders, cricket
• Individual sports- table tennis, swimming, fitness, athletics, badminton, tennis, orienteering, and dance.
• Theory- training methods, principles of training heart rate, training zones, diet.

Year 8
• Team Games- netball, hockey, football, rugby, basketball, rounders, cricket
• Individual sports- table tennis, swimming, fitness, athletics, badminton, tennis, dance.
• Theory- training methods, principles of training heart rate, training zones, diet.

Year 9
• Team Games- netball, hockey, football, rugby, basketball, rounders, cricket
• Individual sports- table tennis, swimming, fitness, athletics, badminton, tennis, dance.
• Theory- training methods, principles of training heart rate, training zones, diet.

Key Stage 4 Information

Points to Note
Students will continue to have 2 core PE lessons in KS4 covering a variety of different activities. In year 11 pupils will be given a choice of activities that they would like to cover. At the end of KS3 pupils will have the option whether to study BTEC sport at KS4.

BTEC Sport Information

 Core Units studied:
Fitness and training in sport (external exam completed)
Practical sport

Optional units studied:
The mind in Sport
Planning an exercise programme

Exam Board Specifications
Visit the website (http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/sport-2012-nqf.html)

Extra-Curricular Opportunities

Teams for most of the sports we teach that compete regularly in the Bolton leagues. Lunch time clubs every day and after school practises. Fitness suite and swimming available for use after school.

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