Year 1 GCSE Physical Education (2 year course)

Year 1 GCSE Physical Education (2 year course)

autumn term

Topic
Overview

Psychology/Socio Cultural Unit:

2 theory lessons per week covering the following topics:

  • Characteristics of skilful movement
  • Classification of skills
  • Goal setting
  • Mental preparation
  • Types of guidance
  • Feedback
  • Health, fitness and well being
  • Nutrition

One practical lesson each week covering the following sports: 

Netball

Badminton
  • Characteristics of skilful movement – understand the characteristics of skilful movement, judge the quality and effectiveness of performance, describe the difference between the unskilled and skilled performer in a range of physical activities
  • Classification of Skills – define what a continuum is, be able define the 2 continuums of simple and complex and open and closed, be able to justify placement of sporting skills on the 2 continuums
  • Goal setting – identify what the SMART principle stands for, describe the importance of goal setting, apply the SMART principle to different sporting examples
  • Mental Preparation - identify different techniques of mental preparation in sport, using practical examples suggest when these techniques could be used, outline the benefits of using these techniques
  • Types of Guidance - to identify and describe the different types of guidance, apply practical examples to the types of guidance, justify advantages and disadvantages of using each type of guidance
  • Feedback – identify and describe the different types of feedback, describe the benefits of effective feedback, suggest practical examples for each type of feedback.
  • Health, Fitness and Well-being - know what is meant by health, fitness and well-being, understand the different health benefits of physical activity and apply this to different age groups, analyse data about health, fitness and well-being.
  • Nutrition – know the definition of a balanced diet and identify the components of a balanced diet, understand the effect of diet and hydration on energy use in physical activity, give examples of food items for each component

Complete each practical within GCSE guidelines for assessment criteria.

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

SMSC: Spiritual experiences, Moral e.g. playing by the rules of the game, Social includes working and socialising with pupils from different religious, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, Cultural is shown by pupils willingness to participate in different sporting opportunities from different countries therefore learning about them and where they came from.  

British Values: Democracy – all students participate in all lessons equally – no barriers to participation, Rule of Law - Classroom expectations and sanctions are followed by each member of staff. Rules of games are also abided by when playing, Individual Liberty – extra-curricular opportunities are offered for all, Mutual Respect – part of our school ethos and behaviour policy and also these values are reinforced through sport, Tolerance to those with different faiths/beliefs – opportunities within school to experience diversity – through working with different peers and also experiencing sports from different cultures.

 

Careers, Advice, Information & Guidance Links

Experiencing the job roles of:

    • Peer assessor
    • Coach
    • Official 
    • Performer
    • Nutritionist
    • Instructor
    • Psychologist  

 

Home Learning this Term

To support the learning within the subject, pupils can choose to attend extra-curricular clubs for these activities at lunchtimes and after school. Timetables can be found around the PE department in changing rooms, form tutors have a copy for their tutor room boards and it is also on the school website/social media. This could then lead to advancing skills further in these activities and the possibly being selected to play for the school team along with increasing their practical grade for GCSE – where they need 3 practical scores (individual sport, team sport and one other) worth 30% of their overall grade at the end of the course.

Pupils will also receive homework every week in blue homework booklets where they will complete bronze/silver/gold task and 3 practice exam questions on the topic they have studied in class that week. This will be marked by the class teacher.

 

 

spring term

Topic
Overview

Psychology/Socio Cultural Unit:

2 theory lessons per week covering the following topics:

  • Physical activity and sport in the UK
  • Factors affecting participation
  • Commercialisation of Sport – Media
  • Commercialisation of Sport – The Golden Triangle and Sponsorship
  • Ethics in sport
  • Drugs in sport
  • Violence in sport 

One practical lesson each week covering the following sports: 

Handball

Volleyball

  • Physical Activity and Sport in the UK - Identify and describe the different sources involved in physical activity and sport in the UK, describe current trends in participation in physical activity and sport of different social groups, explain current trends in participation in different physical activities and sports
  • Reasons for participation – understand how different factors can affect participation, understand strategies which can be used to improve participation, to be able to give practical examples of participation issues
  • Commercialisation – the media - identify the different types of media, understand the positive and negative effects of media on physical activity and sport, apply practical examples to the positive and negative effects of media
  • Commercialisation of Sport – the golden triangle - define commercialization and sponsorship, then label the golden triangle, understand the positive and negative effects of sponsorship, apply practical examples to the positive and negative effects of sponsorship
  • Ethics - define sportsmanship and understand its importance, know and understand the reasons for gamesmanship and deviance in sport, apply practical examples to these concepts
  • Drugs – understand the reasons why sports performers use drugs, describe the effects of performance enhancing drugs using practical examples, explain the impact of drug use in sport
  • Violence - define violence in sport, describe the reasons for player violence in sport, give practical examples of violence in sport

Complete each practical within GCSE guidelines for assessment criteria

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

See above

 

Careers, Advice, Information & Guidance Links

Experiencing the job roles of:

    • Peer assessor
    • Coach
    • Official 
    • Performer
    • Sports media journalist
    • Drugs in sport tester
    • Analyst of participation in sport 

 

Home Learning this Term

To support the learning within the subject, pupils can choose to attend extra-curricular clubs for these activities at lunchtimes and after school. Timetables can be found around the PE department in changing rooms, form tutors have a copy for their tutor room boards and it is also on the school website/social media. This could then lead to advancing skills further in these activities and the possibly being selected to play for the school team along with increasing their practical grade for GCSE – where they need 3 practical scores (individual sport, team sport and one other) worth 30% of their overall grade at the end of the course.

Pupils will also receive homework every week in blue homework booklets where they will complete bronze/silver/gold task and 3 practice exam questions on the topic they have studied in class that week. This will be marked by the class teacher.

 

 

summer term

Topic
Overview

Psychology/Socio Cultural Unit: 2 theory lessons per week covering the following topics:

  • Revision methods
  • Revision activities for all topics – reteach each one with a different revision method
  • Exam question drill/practice

One practical lesson each week covering the following sports:

Athletics 

Tennis

Students will have a mock exam at the end of the year which will test them on every topic they have completed this year. Therefore we will teach students a range of revision styles through each and every topic that they could use when revising at home, such as:

  • Spider diagrams
  • Revision games
  • Pictionary
  • Dingbats
  • Quizzes
  • Alphabet game
  • Post it note game
  • Note taking
  • Stop the bus
  • Card games

Each activity will also be backed up with at least 1 extra practice exam question – completed together as a class to reinforce exam technique and how to break down questions. 

Complete each practical within GCSE guidelines for assessment criteria

Social, Moral, Spiritual & Cultural and British Values Links

See above

 

Careers, Advice, Information & Guidance Links

Experiencing the job roles of:

    • Peer assessor
    • Coach
    • Official 
    • Performer
    • Examiner

 

Home Learning this Term

To support the learning within the subject, pupils can choose to attend extra-curricular clubs for these activities at lunchtimes and after school. Timetables can be found around the PE department in changing rooms, form tutors have a copy for their tutor room boards and it is also on the school website/social media. This could then lead to advancing skills further in these activities and the possibly being selected to play for the school team along with increasing their practical grade for GCSE – where they need 3 practical scores (individual sport, team sport and one other) worth 30% of their overall grade at the end of the course.

Pupils will also receive homework every week in blue homework booklets where they will complete bronze/silver/gold task and 3 practice exam questions on the topic they have studied in class that week. This will be marked by the class teacher.

 

 

Year 10 GCSE pe Summary

During year 10 students will learn a variety of sporting topics through their 2 theory lessons per week from the Psychology and Socio Cultural Unit. Each theory lesson will consist of learning about the topic through bronze, silver and gold activities – through a variety of teaching methods including kinaesthetically, followed by a practice exam question finish to off the lesson. Students will be tested every 4 topics by a phase test which will help us to see how they are getting on in theory throughout the course at it is graded 70% through theory.

Students will also experience a range of practical topics where they will embed the skills off the GCSE criteria for each sport and put them into game scenarios. Students will attain up to grade 4/5 in class. They will need to play sport for the school team and outside of school to gain higher grades. An indication the exam board gives is to gain grade 7 and above students need to be country standard and above.

Practical grads are worth 30% of their final grading and each sport is worth 10% (one team sport, one individual sport and another).