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Physical Education

Year 11 Physical Education

In Year 11, all boys will have a games lesson. Fixtures will be part of life in all areas of the games curriculum and where year groups may be strong in an activity. 

They can also choose PE GCSE which a 3-year course.

Enrichment

Basketball, Trampolining, Volleyball, Badminton, Futsal, Handball, Table Tennis

Facilities

We have 3 specific areas for teaching physical education and games.

Playing fields - 7 acres of fields, an astro surface tennis court and  a pavilion with changing facilities and an area for match teas
Sports Hall - New facility, which will give the pupils opportunities to experience different activities
Swimming Pool - 18m indoor swimming pool with changing facilities

Autumn Term

Rugby - 15 aside

Tackling
Rucking
Mauling
Passing
Gameplay

Fixtures for all pupils against local schools where safe to do so

Practical areas of assessment 

Team
Association football 
Badminton
Basketball
Cricket
Dance 
Handball
Hockey 
Netball
Rowing 
Rugby league 
Rugby union 
Squash
Table tennis 
Tennis
Volleyball
Futsal

Individual 
Amateur boxing Athletics 
Badminton Canoeing 
Cycling
Equestrian
Golf
Gymnastics
Kayaking
Rock 
Rowing
Skiing- Outdoor/Indoor Snowboarding Squash 
Swimming 
Table Tennis
Trampolining

Theoretical areas of assessment

Paper 1: The human body and movement in physical activity and sport

What's assessed

Applied anatomy and physiology
Movement analysis
Physical training
Use of data

How it's assessed

Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
78 marks
30% of GCSE

Paper 2: Socio-cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport

What's assessed

Sports psychology
Socio-cultural influences
Health, fitness and well-being
Use of data

How it's assessed

Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes
78 marks
30% of GCSE

Spring Term

Football - 11 aside

Defend as a team - press and drop off  
Passing
Dribbling
Finishing

Fixtures for all pupils against local schools

Summer Term

Cricket - Hardball

Batting front foot
Batting back foot
Fielding
Bowling line and length

Athletics

Sprinting
Middle distance
Throws 
Jumps 

Fixtures for all pupils against local schools that wish to play

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