St Bede’s
Catholic High School

Tel: 01695 570 335 / 01695 577 320
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Physical Education

Students will have access to all areas of the national curriculum through a variety of Athletics, Dance, Games, Gymnastics and Health-related activities. We aim to maximise student progress through the use of our brand new and well-equipped sports facilities. Pupils will develop practical and social skills and be encouraged to live a healthy active lifestyle both in and out of school.

 

Core PE

Key Stage 3 students receive a total of 150 minutes per week and will study a minimum of 9 units per year from the following activities.

Key Stage 4 students receive a minimum of 50 minutes per week and will study a minimum of 6 units per year from the following activities.

 

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross Country
  • Dance
  • Football
  • Fitness
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Lifesaving (Park Pool)
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Rounders
  • Swimming (Park Pool)
  • Table Tennis
  • Trampolining
Results

2019

9 – 7     13.3%

9 – 4     73.3%

Department Members

Mr P Dawson –  Curriculum Leader of PE

Miss G Gray – School Sports Co-ordinator/PE Teacher

Miss J McGee – PE Teacher/Year 9 Leader

Mr J Shepherd – Assistant Headteacher/Pastoral/PE Teacher

Mrs L Turpin – PE Teacher/Geography Teacher/Co-ordinator of CEIAG

GCSE Physical Education

EXAM BOARD: Edexcel 

SYLLABUS: 5PE01/5PE02

Course Assessment:

UNIT 1: Written Theory Exam (1h 30min) = 40%

Theory Syllabus Content:

The theory section of the syllabus is divided into two main sections:

SECTION 1: HEALTHY ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

1.1: Healthy, active lifestyles and how they could benefit you
1.2: Influences on your healthy, active lifestyle
1.3: Exercise and fitness as part of your healthy, active lifestyle
1.4: Physical activity as part of your healthy, active lifestyle (part 1)
1.5: Physical activity as part of your healthy, active lifestyle (part 2)
1.6: Your personal health and well-being

SECTION 2: YOUR HEALTHY, ACTIVE BODY

2.1: Physical activity and your healthy mind and body
2.2: A healthy, active lifestyle and your cardiovascular system
2.3: A healthy, active lifestyle and your respiratory system
2.4: A healthy, active lifestyle and your muscular system
2.5: A healthy, active lifestyle and your skeletal system

UNIT 2: Practical Exam & Controlled Assessment = 60%

Section 1: practical assessment of four sports in the role of either player, leader
or official = 48%

Section 2: Analysis of performance in one of the chosen four sports and planning,
performing and evaluating a Personal Exercise Programme = 12%

Expectations:

Students must:

  • have a keen interest in sport and recreation, always look forward to your PE lessons and have a good participation record throughout key stage 3
  • take part in sport/recreation outside of class time
  • want to follow a course that develops knowledge and understanding through practical involvement
  • want to know more about the benefits of sport and exercise
  • want to improve your own performance in a range of sports roles
  • be considering a sports-related career or an A-Level/higher education course
Curriculum Road Map
Course Aims:
  1. To develop your knowledge and practical skills in a range of physical activities
  2. To examine the effects of exercise and how training can improve performance
  3. To identify ways to develop and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in physical activity

 

GCSE Physical Education (New Specification September 2016 onwards)

 Exam Board: OCR

Theory Exam: 60%

Written Coursework: 10%

Practical Coursework: 30%

Exam Content:

Component 1: Written Theory Examination (1 hour ) = 30%
Component 2: Written Theory Examination (1 Hour) = 30%

Component 3:

Section 1: practical assessment of three sports (one individual sport, one team sport and one sport from the approved DFE (Department for Education) GCSE PE list . = 30%

Section 2: Written analysis of performance coursework. = 10%

Course aims:

To develop your knowledge and practical skills in a range of physical activities.

To examine the effects of exercise and how training can improve performance.

To identify ways to develop and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in physical activity.

Pupils will be taught the relevant sections from the vast materials available in modern Physical Education, in order to provide pupils with the knowledge and understanding which they will require, to not only successfully pass the course, but also to meet the broad course aims above.
Syllabus Content:
The theory section of the syllabus is divided into two main sections:

Component 01: Physical factors affecting performance

1.1 Applied anatomy and physiology
1.2 Physical training.

Component 02: Socio-cultural issues and sports psychology

2.1 Socio-cultural influences
2.2 Sports psychology
2.3 Health, fitness and well-being

Component 03: Performance in physical education

3.1 Performance of three activities taken from the two approved DFE lists
3.2 Analysing and Evaluating Performance (AEP), task-based coursework.