Introduction to the subject
- To enable every child to reach his/her optimum level of physical and skill development.
- To encourage fitness for life, by regular sports participation post 16
- To introduce a wide range of sporting activities which success and enjoyment can be achieved in and out of school time.
- Learn and develop positive and socially acceptable attitudes towards participation in a physical activity.
Through participation in the activity areas prescribed by the national Curriculum: Athletics, Swimming, Gymnastics/Dance, Outdoor Activities, and Games, pupils will be given the opportunity to:-
- Improve and/or maintain fitness (speed, strength, flexibility and endurance.)
- Learn and consolidate new skills.
- Learn to analyse their own performance and the performance of others.
- Learn and understand rules and tactics of different sports.
- Understand safety and prevention of injury with reference to:
- a) Warming up for and recovery from exercise
- b) The correct and efficient use of the body during physical activity particularly when involved in contact sports.
- Appreciate the importance of hard work and perseverance.
- Appreciate fair play: honest competition, good sportsmanship and pride in performance.
- Experience competition, co-operation and team work.
GCSE Physical Education Information
Basic Entry Requirements
- An excellent record of participation in all curriculum sports at Key Stage 3.
- A good level of personal organisation. (kit)
- A willingness and commitment to represent the school in all areas.
- An understanding that the course is classroom based for half of the time.
This course is a Theory and a Practical course. 40% of your final grade comes from your exam. 60% of your final grade comes from practical assessments.
You will take a Two Hour exam in May 2013. This will be on the following topics which you will cover in classroom lessons including:-
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Training Methods
- Fitness Components
- Media in Sport
You will be assessed in a wide range of sports. You can be graded on your ability to:-
- Organise a tournament/competition
- Coach (going into The Primary School)
We will choose your best 4 practical grades to make your final grade.
Help with GCSE students in their revision for future exams.
Staff who teach Physical Education at La Mare de Carteret High School:
Mr S. Lee: Head of Department
Mrs K. Vaudin
Mrs J. Heaume
Mr W. Starbuck
Mr J. Dodd