PE

PE

 

The PE department aims to educate the students in and through the use of and knowledge of the body and its movement. We will provide an organised, structured and clearly defined programme that will develop the following:

  • Maintain and/or stimulate student interest and enjoyment in P.E.Torpoint Community College 2013
  • To promote health and fitness for current and future lifestyles.
  • Use safe practice and appreciate its importance in P.E.
  • Maximum physical potential according to each individual’s ability;
  • An ability to analyse the movement components necessary for efficient and successful learning of skills, including the ability to take on officiating roles with in activities; appreciate good performance in others and to be an informed and knowledgeable spectator.
  • Desirable attitudes and qualities such as self-control, self-confidence and fair play; along with commitment, enthusiasm, perseverance, and the ability to cope with success and failure in both competitive and co-operative activities.
  • The ability to plan, to perform and to evaluate in connection with all of the above aims.
 Key Stage 3 (Years 7,8 and 9)

P.E lessons in the following groups are taught in separate gender classes.

All students in Year 7-9 have 4 one hour lessons over a two week cycle. Students follow a curriculum outline for the year, which covers activity strands from the National Curriculum. These include:

  • Outwitting opponents, as in games activities like football, netball, rugby, hockey, badminton, tennis, volleyball, cricket, rounders and softball.
  • Accurate replication of actions, phrases and sequences, as in gymnastics and trampolining
  • Exploring and communicating ideas, concepts and emotions, as in dance activities
  • Performing at maximum levels in relation to speed, height, distance, strength or accuracy, as in athletics, swimming or golf
  • Identifying and solving problems to overcome challenges of an adventurous nature, as in lifesaving and personal survival in swimming and outdoor adventure activities
  • Exercising safely and effectively to improve health and wellbeing, as in fitness and health activities

Students will participate in 9 activities lasting for 4 weeks  that could include:

  • Football
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Table Tennis
  • Torpoint Community College 2013Badminton
  • Athletics
  • Trampolining
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Rounders
  • Cricket
  • Softball
  • Health Related Fitness
  • Rowing

Students will be assessed in a variety of ways throughout each sport in order to make progress:

  • Peer assessment
  • Self-assessment
  • Teacher assessment

Formal assessment will take place at the end of each sporting unit

Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11)

 P.E lessons in the following groups are taught in separate gender classes with the exception of the “Sports Leader” group in year 10 which students can opt to take and is therefore mixed gender groups

All students in Year 10 and 11 have 3 one hour lessons over a two week cycle. Students follow a curriculum outline for the year, which covers activity strands from the National Curriculum. These include:

  • Outwitting opponents, as in games activities like football, netball, rugby, hockey, badminton, tennis, volleyball, cricket, rounders and softball.
  • Accurate replication of actions, phrases and sequences, as in gymnastics and trampolining
  • Exploring and communicating ideas, concepts and emotions, as in dance activities
  • Performing at maximum levels in relation to speed, height, distance, strength or accuracy, as in athletics, swimming or golf
  • Identifying and solving problems to overcome challenges of an adventurous nature, as in lifesaving and personal survival in swimming and outdoor adventure activities
  • Exercising safely and effectively to improve health and wellbeing, as in fitness and health activities

Students will participate in 9 activities lasting for 4 weeks  that could include:

  • FootballTorpoint Community College 2013
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Gymnastics
  • Badminton
  • Trampolining
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Rounders
  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Softball
  • Health Related Fitness (Gym Workout, Aerobics, Yoga, Zumba, Body Combat)
  • Rock-It Ball
  • Lacrosse
  • Swimming
  • Golf
  • Futsal
  • Rowing

Students will be assessed in a variety of ways throughout each sport in order to make progress:

  • Peer assessment
  • Self-assessment
  • Teacher assessment

Formal assessment will take place at the end of each sporting unit.