Physical Education

Course Overview: Physical Education

Physical Education and School Sport plays a major part in life at Cardinal Allen Catholic High School and we pride ourselves on supporting every student and their personal development. Students in KS3 will receive 2 hours a week of high quality PE, with all lessons having a focus on developing the hands, the head and the heart of our students. Students in KS4 will receive 1 hour a week of high quality PE, with all lessons having a focus on participation and lifelong physical activity.

Year 7

Half Term 1

Boys – Indoor – Badminton/Fitness

Boys – Outdoor – Rugby

Girls – Indoor – Netball

Girls – Outdoor – Touch Rugby

Half Term 2

Boys – Indoor – Badminton/Fitness

Boys – Outdoor – Football

Girls – Indoor – Handball/Gymnastics

Girls – Outdoor – Football/Badminton

Cross Country Week in December

Half Term 3

Boys – Indoor – Handball

Boys – Outdoor – Orienteering

Girls – Indoor – Basketball/Yoga

Girls – Outdoor – Football/Badminton

Half Term 4

Boys – Indoor – Basketball

Boys – Outdoor – Football/Rugby

Girls – Indoor – Basketball/Yoga

Girls – Outdoor – Touch Rugby

Half Term 5

Boys – Indoor – Cricket

Boys – Outdoor – Athletics

Girls – Indoor – Rounders

Girls – Outdoor – Athletics

Half Term 6

Boys – Indoor – Softball

Boys – Outdoor – Athletics

Girls – Indoor – Rounders

Girls – Outdoor – Athletics

Year 8

Half Term 1

Boys – Indoor – Badminton/Fitness

Boys – Outdoor – Rugby

Girls – Indoor – Netball

Girls – Outdoor – Touch Rugby

Half Term 2

Boys – Indoor – Badminton/Fitness

Boys – Outdoor – Football

Girls – Indoor – Handball/Gymnastics

Girls – Outdoor – Football/Badminton

Cross Country Week in December

Half Term 3

Boys – Indoor – Handball

Boys – Outdoor – Orienteering

Girls – Indoor – Basketball/Yoga

Girls – Outdoor – Football/Badminton

Half Term 4

Boys – Indoor – Basketball

Boys – Outdoor – Football/Rugby

Girls – Indoor – Basketball/Yoga

Girls – Outdoor – Touch Rugby

Half Term 5

Boys – Indoor – Cricket

Boys – Outdoor – Athletics

Girls – Indoor – Rounders

Girls – Outdoor – Athletics

Half Term 6

Boys – Indoor – Softball

Boys – Outdoor – Athletics

Girls – Indoor – Rounders

Girls – Outdoor – Athletics

Course Overview: GCSE Physical Education

This is an AQA academic course and as much time is spent on the theoretical aspects of sport (60%) as on practical performances of sport (40%). It is aimed at students who are strong sporting performers i.e. at least school team performers. It is also aimed at those students who have a real interest in: The physiological effects of exercise on the body; How the body biomechanically produces movements and; the impact sport has on society as a whole both nationally and internationally.

Year 9

Half Term 1

OCR group – Badminton

Boys –– Rugby

Girls – Netball

Half Term 2

OCR group – Handball

Boys –– Badminton/Fitness

Girls – Touch Rugby

Half Term 3

OCR group – Basketball

Boys –– Football

Girls – Basketball/Yoga

Half Term 4

OCR group – Handball

Boys –– Handball/Fitness

Girls – Touch Rugby

Half Term 5

OCR group – Athletics

Boys –– Athletics/Cricket

Girls – Athletics/Rounders

Half Term 6

OCR group – Cricket

Boys –– Athletics/Softball

Girls – Athletics/Cricket

Year 10

Half Term 1

Group 1 – Football

Group 2 – Dodgeball

Group 3 – Fitness

Group4 - Yoga

Half Term 2

Group 1 – Dodgeball

Group 2 – Fitness

Group 3 – Yoga

Group4 - Football

Half Term 3

Group 1 – Fitness

Group 2 – Yoga

Group 3 – Football

Group 4 - Dodgeball

Half Term 4

Group 1 – Yoga

Group 2 – Football

Group 3 – Dodgeball

Group 4 - Fitness

Half Term 5

Group 1 – Athletics/Cricket

Group 2 – Cricket/Athletics

Group 3 – Athletics/ Rounders

Group 4 – Rounders/Athletics

Half Term 6

Group 1 – Athletics/Softball

Group 2 – Softball/Athletics

Group 3 – Athletics/ Cricket

Group 4 – Cricket/Athletics

Year 11

Half Term 1

Group 1 – Football

Group 2 – Dodgeball

Group 3 – Fitness

Group4 - Yoga

Half Term 2

Group 1 – Dodgeball

Group 2 – Fitness

Group 3 – Yoga

Group4 - Football

Half Term 3

Group 1 – Fitness

Group 2 – Yoga

Group 3 – Football

Group 4 - Dodgeball

Half Term 4

Group 1 – Yoga

Group 2 – Football

Group 3 – Dodgeball

Group 4 - Fitness

Course Components:

Theory Assessment (60% of total GCSE)

In this component the student’s knowledge and understanding of the theory component of the course will be assessed in the form of two written exams. Paper 1: The human body and movement in physical activity and sport. This includes; Applied anatomy and physiology, Movement analysis, Physical training and the use of data. Paper 2: Socio – cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport. This includes; Sports psychology Socio-cultural influences, Health, fitness and well-being.

Questions on both papers are a mixture of multiple choice/objective test questions, short answer questions and extended answer questions.

Practical Assessment (NEA) (30% of total GCSE)

This component is a non-exam assessment (NEA) Students will be required to be assessed in three different activities in the role of player/performer only. One of these assessments must be in a team activity; one assessment must be in an individual activity, with the third assessment being in either a team or individual activity.

 

Team Activities

Individual Activities

Football

Badminton (Doubles)

Athletics

Badminton (Singles)

Basketball

Cricket

Dance

Golf

Handball

Hockey

Gymnastics

Equestrian

Netball

Rugby League

Rock Climbing

Skiing/Snowboarding

Rugby Union

Tennis (Doubles)

Swimming

Table Tennis (Singles)

Table Tennis (Doubles)

Volleyball

Tennis (Singles)

Trampolining

 

Performance Analysis Assessment (10% of total GCSE)

This component is a non-exam assessment (NEA) that requires students to analyse and evaluate a performance in one activity from the specification. Students can analyse and evaluate their own performance or the performance of another person. They are required to analyse and evaluate a performance to identify two strengths and two weaknesses and create an action plan that suggests ways to improve upon the two weaknesses that they have identified. This work will be completed in written format.

Course Information

Course Name: Physical Education
Qualification Type: GCSE
Awarding Body: AQA
Specification code: 8582

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Below is the PE Department Extra-Curricular Sports Timetable January - February 2020


Week commencingMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
13th January

Badminton Club - 

3.15-4.15pm

Girls Gym Club - 

3.15-4pm

Y8 Sports Hall Athletics at Rossall School - 

2 - 4.30pm

Yr7 5 a side Tournament - 

3.15-4.15pm

HIIT and Circuit Training - 

3.15-4.20pm

20th January

Badminton Club - 

3.15-4.15pm

Girls Gym Club - 

3.15-4pm

Y7 Sports Hall Athletics at Rossall School - 

2 - 4.30pm

Yr7 and Y8 Girls 5 a side Tournament - 

3.15-4.15pm

Y7 Inter Form Basketball - 

3.15-4.15pm

HIIT and Circuit Training - 

3.15-4.20pm

27th January

Badminton Club - 

3.15-4.15pm

Girls Gym Club - 

3.15-4pm

Yr7 5 a side Tournament - 

3.15-4.15pm

Y8 Inter Form Basketball - 

3.15-4.15pm

HIIT and Circuit Training - 

3.15-4.20pm

3rd February

Badminton Club - 

3.15-4.15pm

Girls Gym Club - 

3.15-4pm

U13 Boys Indoor Cricket Tournament at Rossall - 

1.30-3.30pm

Y7 Boys Badminton Tournament at Rossall - 

3.45-6pm

Yr8 5 a side Tournament - 

3.15-4.15pm

Y7 Inter Form Dodgeball - 

3.15-4.15pm

HIIT and Circuit Training - 

3.15-4.20pm

10th February

Badminton Club - 

3.15-4.15pm

Girls Gym Club - 

3.15-4pm

U13 Girls Indoor Cricket Tournament at AKS - 

1.30-3.30pm

Yr7 and Y8 Girls 5 a side Tournament - 

3.15-4.15pm

Y8 Inter Form Dodgeball - 

3.15-4.15pm

HIIT and Circuit Training - 

3.15-4.20pm