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Sports Studies

Key Stage 3

 

 

 

 

What do students study and in what order?

Winter and Autumn Term

Boys: Football, rugby, HRE, dance, dodgeball, hockey, badminton, gymnastics, handball, gaelic football, OAA

Girls: Netball, hockey, OAA, problem solving, handball, football, rugby, badminton, dance, gymnastics, HRE

Summer:

Boys: Cricket, athletics, soffball, tennis

Girls: Cricket, athletics, rounders, tennis

How are students assessed?

Baseline:  agility, balance, speed tests in Year 6.

Repeated in Year 7

Year 8-Year 9: End of topic practical assessment

 

How can parents best support their child?

Promote physical activity and exercise

Encourage them to take part in all PE lessons

Encourage their child to do extra curricular sport

Value health and wellbeing

Help their child to be independent and set clear routines for kit

 

Key Stage 4

 

 

 

What topics do students study and in what order?

AS Key stage 3

Along with Fitness First where all students learn some content from the GCSE course.

Level 2 Sports Leadership course during Core PE time. 

GCSE PE-

  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology and Physical Training
  • Socio-cultural influences, Sports Psychology, Health and Well-Being
  • Practical Performance in 3 activities

 

BTEC Sport/BTEC Outdoor Pursuits

  • Fitness for sport and exercise
  • Practical Performance
  • Training for Personal Fitness
  • Sports Leadership

 

What exam board do we follow?

GCSE: OCR

BTEC: Edexcel

How are students assessed?

End of topic tests;

End of unit tests;

Homework;

SPM cycle.

 

How can parents best support their child?

Value health and wellbeing and how it benefits academic success and mental health. Promote heathy active lives with your child.

Buy key resources books for examination classes

 

Key Stage 5

What do students study and in what order?

A-Level: Skill acquisition and psychology

               Anatomy, Physiology and biomechanics

               Social, cultural and historical aspects of sport

               Practical sport and coursework

BTEC:
               Extended certificate (4units):

               Diploma:  (9 Units)

               Extended diploma (14 units)

What exam board do we follow?

A Level OCR

BTEC: Pearson Edexcel

How are students assessed?

A-Level:

End of topic tests

End of unit tests

Homework

SPM cycle

 

BTEC: External exams and coursework

How can parents best support their child?

Value health and wellbeing and how it benefits academic success and mental health. Promote heathy, active lives with your child.

Buy key resources books for examination classes.

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