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KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 7 Physical Education
Term 1Boys - Football / Girls - Netball  
Football: Students are introduced to the fundamental skills of football which include: passing, dribbling, shooting, tackling and heading. Students work in small groups to enable plenty touches of the football to improve technique or skill. Game play starts includes 2v2,4v4 and 6v6 for assessment. Basic rules are also introduced to the small sides games. Netball: Students will learn and develop core netball skills of passing, catching, movement, shooting, defending and attacking. Girls will then put these into conditioned match situations to improve the accuracy and consistency of those skills. Finally, students’ knowledge of playing positions is developed and full netball matches are played. Both football and netball are available for all students as part of the extra curricular programme during term 1 in which matches are played against other schools in the borough.
Assessment: All students are assessed practically in both football and netball. Students are assessed on their individual skill for each technique and level of success within a game situation with the skill. Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Boys - Rugby / Girls - Dance   
Rugby: Students will learn and develop the fundamentals of rugby. This will include passing, catching, running with the ball and movement. This will also include introducing contact elements such as tackling, rucking and mauling. Students will develop these skills slowly and in a controlled, safe environment. When skill level is deemed appropriate, students will then start to involve contact in conditioned and normal games. Dance: Students will develop the key skills required to compose, perform and appreciate dance at KS3. Students will explore the contemporary style of dance. Students will also explore compositional aspects of dance.
Assessment: Rugby assessment of fundamental skills in isolation and in small sides games context. Within dance students are assessed having choreographed their own routines. The ability to repeat and perform set sequences using dance styles Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Health Related Education   
Health Related Education Students will gain an understanding of warm-ups and learn about the different components of fitness, including testing and improvements. Students will undertake the following methods training to improve fitness: continuous training, interval training, fartlek training and circuit training.
Assessment: Students will be assessed at the end of term using national fitness tests, these tests will enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of their current level of fitness against those students in the year group and nationally. Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Boys - Table Tennis / Girls - Gymnastics   
Table Tennis: Students learn the fundamental rules and skills of table tennis including: serve, forehand, backhand, points system and serving rules. Students will put the rules and individual skills into doubles match situations. Gymnastics:Students will learn how to perform basic gymnastic actions including different rolls, shoulder stands and head/hand stands. They will employ these skills to create and perform sequences.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Athletics   
Athletics: Students develop knowledge of different track and field athletic events in preparation for Sports Day. Students to participate in numerous track and field events including: 100m, 400m, 800m, relay, shot put, discus, long jump and high jump. All these events form part of the Olympic Games.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Boys - Softball / Girls - Rounders    
Softball: Students learn the fundamental skills required for the game of softball in isolation, these skills are put into game situations. Skills included are: catching, throwing, bowling, batting and fielding. Students are also introduced to the basic rules. Rounders: Students learn the fundamental skills required for the game of rounders in isolation, these skills are put into game situations. Skills included are: throwing, catching, fielding, batting and bowling. Rules are introduced and re-affirmed from Primary School.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 

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