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KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 9 Physical Education
Term 1Boys - Football / Girls - Netball
Football: Students build upon the fundamental skills develop during Year 7 and 8. The focus in Year 9 is conditioned games and full version of football focusing on more complex rules, attacking strategies, defensive strategies and tactics. Netball: Students build upon fundamental skills developed during Year 7 and 8. The focus in Year 9 is full netball matches focusing on formations, different positions, rules, strategies and tactics.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Boys - Rugby / Girls - Dance
Rugby: Students will further develop skills learnt in year 7 and 8 such as passing, catching, running with the ball and movement, 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 work on the skills acquired during Year 7 and 8, students will develop new techniques within dance. Students work in small groups to choreograph a dance routine. The routine will be recorded and the students will provide feedback to one another. Successful groups will have the opportunity to dance at the Barnet Dance Festival.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Health Related Education
Health Related Education: Students will identify and perform fitness tests that are used to measure the different aspects of fitness. Students will then plan and complete an exercise programme aimed to develop certain aspects of their fitness over the unit of work. Students will then perform the same fitness tests to measure whether they have been successful in making an improvement. Students will be able to self-reflect upon the result of the fitness test against the national average.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Boys - Table Tennis / Girls - Gymnastics
Table Tennis: Students implement skills developed during Year 7 and 8 into game-play scenarios and doubles matches. Students focus on the understand full table tennis doubles rules, tactics and strategies. Gymnastics: Students will complete a gymnastics unit of work based partner and group balances and vaulting. Students will develop foundational skills learnt in years 7 & 8 and choreograph a final performance routine in groups for both balances and vaulting.
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 will aim to develop more advanced technique in throwing, jumping and running events in athletics, with a continued focus on the technical skill needed in throwing and jumping events. Students will constantly be aiming to improve their own personal best score. Students will also develop their self and peer analysis skills to further improve themselves and their peers. During the term students will be working towards Sports Day.
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
Students will aim to build on previous techniques learnt in year 7 and 8 and include more advanced technique in their bowling, batting and fielding. Greater emphasis will be placed on the tactics of the batting and bowling team in both softball and rounders.
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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