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Games, Physical Education & Sport

Year 7

PE develops pupils' competence and confidence to take part in a range of physical activities that become a central part of their lives, both in and out of school.
As well as satisfying all National Curriculum requirements, pupils will be encouraged to experience as wide a range of sporting activities as possible.
The Year 7 PE curriculum comprises of a range of activities from the following units: Team Games; Net games, Striking and Fielding; Gymnastics; Dance; Health and Fitness. Pupils are assessed throughout these units in the following areas: Leadership; Coaching; Practical Performance; Decision Making; Mind Set; Character and Fitness.
Assessment of each area is recorded by pupils in their individual; Assessment for Learning Matrix Booklets.
Extra-Curricular sports available to pupils: Football, Rugby, Netball, Swimming, Rounder’s, Athletics, Volleyball, Hockey, Basketball and Cross Country.
Extra-Curricular trips include: Ski Trip & Condover Hall.
SEND support in Year 7 is coordinated by school SENCO Miss J Tandy. Additional support and resources for Pupil Premium and Grant Funding are assessed on a pupil by pupil basis.

Year 8

PE develops pupils' competence and confidence to take part in a range of physical activities that become a central part of their lives, both in and out of school.
As well as satisfying all National Curriculum requirements, pupils will be encouraged to experience as wide a range of sporting activities as possible.
The Year 8 PE curriculum comprises of a range of activities from the following units: Team Games; Net games, Striking and Fielding; Gymnastics; Dance; Health and Fitness. Pupils are assessed throughout these units in the following areas: Leadership; Coaching; Practical Performance; Decision Making; Mind Set; Character and Fitness.
Assessment of each area is recorded by pupils in their individual; Assessment for Learning Matrix Booklets.
Extra-Curricular sports available to pupils: Football, Rugby, Netball, Swimming, Rounder’s, Athletics, Volleyball, Hockey, Basketball and Cross Country.
Extra-Curricular trips include: Ski Trip & Condover Hall.

SEND support in Year 8 is coordinated by school SENCO Miss J Tandy. Additional support and resources for Pupil Premium and Grant Funding are assessed on a pupil by pupil basis.

Year 9

PE develops pupils' competence and confidence to take part in a range of physical activities that become a central part of their lives, both in and out of school.
As well as satisfying all National Curriculum requirements, pupils will be encouraged to experience as wide a range of sporting activities as possible.
Year 9 pupils who have not chosen Sports Studies as an option will have one 1 hour lesson per week.
The Year 9 PE curriculum comprises of a range of activities from the following units: Team Games; Net games, Striking and Fielding; Gymnastics; Dance; Health and Fitness. Pupils are assessed throughout these units in the following areas: Leadership; Coaching; Practical Performance; Decision Making; Mind Set; Character and Fitness.
Assessment of each area is recorded by pupils in their individual; Assessment for Learning Matrix Booklets.
Extra-Curricular sports available to pupils: Football, Rugby, Netball, Swimming, Rounder’s, Athletics, Volleyball, Hockey, Basketball and Cross Country.
Extra-Curricular trips include: Ski Trip & Condover Hall.

Option: Sports Studies
The Cambridge Nationals in Sport Studies take a more sector-based focus, whilst also encompassing some core sport/physical education themes. Learners have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity, skills development and sports leadership to their own practical performance. They will learn about contemporary issues in sport such as funding, participation, ethics and role models, and sport and the media. Learners will develop an appreciation of the importance of sport locally and nationally, different ways of being involved in sport and of how this shapes the sports industry.
• 3 x 1 hour lessons, 1 x Practical and 2 x Theory.
• Exam board - OCR
• 75% Coursework & 25% Exam
• Unit 1: contemporary issues in sport
• Unit 2: Developing sports skills
• Unit 3: sports leadership
• Unit 4: sport and the media
Pupil premium and Special Educational Needs students are given teaching assistant support when needed, focus for marking, extra time if granted in examinations and support with revision guides.
Pupils can find out more information by supporting there learning with a revision guide and revision workbook. Students’ can also access the OCR website for exemplar assignments and past paper exam questions and answers.

Year 10

Year 10 pupils who have not chosen Sports Studies as an option will have one 1 hour lesson per week.
Option: Sports Studies
The Cambridge Nationals in Sport Studies take a more sector-based focus, whilst also encompassing some core sport/physical education themes. Learners have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity, skills development and sports leadership to their own practical performance. They will learn about contemporary issues in sport such as funding, participation, ethics and role models, and sport and the media. Learners will develop an appreciation of the importance of sport locally and nationally, different ways of being involved in sport and of how this shapes the sports industry.
• 3 x 1 hour lessons, 1 x Practical and 2 x Theory.
• Exam board - OCR
• 75% Coursework & 25% Exam
• Unit 1: contemporary issues in sport
• Unit 2: developing sports skills
• Unit 3: sports leadership
• Unit 4: sport and the media
Pupil premium and Special Educational Needs students are given teaching assistant support when needed, focus for marking, extra time if granted in examinations and support with revision guides.
Pupils gain additional support by learning examination strategy, practice of extended answers questions and small class groups.
Pupils can find out more information by supporting there learning with a revision guide and revision workbook. Students’ can also access the OCR website for exemplar assignments and past paper exam questions and answers.
Internal and external sporting competitions play an important part in Years 10 and 11 recreational programmes. All pupils have the opportunity to take part and represent their house. School teams are entered in the league and cup competitions in many sports in the City of Salford tournament.
Extra-Curricular sports available to pupils: Football, Rugby, Netball, Swimming, Rounder’s, Athletics, Volleyball, Hockey, Basketball and Cross Country.
Extra-Curricular trips include: Ski Trip & Condover Hall.

Year 11

Year 11 pupils who have not chosen Sports Studies as an option will have one 1 hour lesson per week.
Option: Sports Studies
The Cambridge Nationals in Sport Studies take a more sector-based focus, whilst also encompassing some core sport/physical education themes. Learners have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity, skills development and sports leadership to their own practical performance. They will learn about contemporary issues in sport such as funding, participation, ethics and role models, and sport and the media. Learners will develop an appreciation of the importance of sport locally and nationally, different ways of being involved in sport and of how this shapes the sports industry.
• 3 x 1 hour lessons, 1 x Practical and 1 x Theory.
• Exam board - OCR
• 75% Coursework & 25% Exam
• Unit 1: contemporary issues in sport
• Unit 2: developing sports skills
• Unit 3: sports leadership
• Unit 4: sport and the media
Pupil premium and Special Educational Needs students are given teaching assistant support when needed, focus for marking, extra time if granted in examinations and support with revision guides.
Pupils gain additional support by learning examination strategy, practice of extended answers questions and small class groups.
Pupils can find out more information by supporting there learning with a revision guide and revision workbook. Students’ can also access the OCR website for exemplar assignments and past paper exam questions and answers.

Internal and external sporting competitions play an important part in Years 10 and 11 recreational programmes. All pupils have the opportunity to take part and represent their house. School teams are entered in the league and cup competitions in many sports in the City of Salford tournament.
Extra-Curricular sports available to pupils: Football, Rugby, Netball, Swimming, Rounder’s, Athletics, Volleyball, Hockey, Basketball and Cross Country.
Extra-Curricular trips include: Ski Trip & Condover Hall.

Physical Education Active participation policy
Pupils are encouraged to participate in a variety of roles. If pupils are unable to take part actively they will be provided with a kit so they can take on the role as a coach, managed, referee, umpire etc. Excuse notes will not be accepted unless a pupil has a serious injury or complaint, accompanied by a doctor's note.
If pupils have a genuine reason to miss the whole lesson they will go to Pupil Services to complete academic work.
Parents seeking any additional information about the department in general or any of the above curriculum information can contact the Head of department Mr M Challoner or keep up to date with ongoing activities by following us on twitter @StpatsPE

 


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