Curriculum: Key Stage 3

KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 7 Physical Education
Term 1Baseline Assessment  
Students will undertake a variety of different activities including: Cross country, sprints, power tests, indoor athletics, agility runs, the cooper test and small sided games.
Assessment: Every activity will be assessed and recorded. At the end of term 1 students will receive a baseline gradeKey Words and Terms
 
Term 2Rugby/Netball   
Rugby - Students will discover a variety of elements to contact. They will learn how to retain/steal the ball in contact areas through rucking and mauling. Students will develop their tackling skills through a variety of differentiated activities including wrestling. They will have opportunities to develop their passing and decision making skills through realistic game related situations. Students will learn the rules of the game through small sided games. Netball - Students will gain an understanding of how to perform the basic netball skills including passing, footwork, pivoting, shooting, dodging and defending. They will be experiment with a variety of techniques and apply these to small sided games in which they will apply attacking and defending principles. Students will develop their umpiring skills and apply the rules of the game to enhance their ability to make decisions.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their level of understanding, their ability to analyse performance and their practical performance throughout the unit.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Basketball/Gymnastics/Netball   
Netball - Students will gain an understanding of how to perform the basic netball skills including passing, footwork, pivoting, shooting, dodging and defending. They will experiment with a variety of techniques and apply these to small sided games in which they will apply attacking and defending principles. Basketball - Students will have the opportunity to discover the most effective ways to score (lay-up) and the different methods of passing the ball. They will develop dribbling and ball-handling skills, lay-ups, defending and the ability to utilise and create space. They will have opportunities to develop their tactical awareness and decision making skills through realistic game related situations. Gymnastics - Students will develop their locomotor skills learning different skills using jumps, twisting rotations, sideward rotations and horizontal circular rotations. Students will discover a variety of ways to perform balances individually and in groups.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their level of understanding, their ability to analyse performance and their practical performance throughout the unit.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Gymnastics/Orienteering/Basketball   
Gymnastics - Students will develop their locomotor skills learning different skills using jumps, twisting rotations, sideward rotations and horizontal circular rotations. Students will discover a variety of ways to perform balances individually and in groups. Students will evaluate and improve their own and others performances based on set criteria. Orienteering - Students will learn to work in groups and navigate to specific points on a map. They will learn to plan their routes to be economical. Basketball - Students will have the opportunity to discover the most effective ways to score (lay-up) and the different methods of passing the ball. They will develop dribbling and ball-handling skills, lay-ups, defending, peer-feedback and the ability to utilise and create space. They will have opportunities to develop their tactical awareness and decision making skills through realistic game related situations. Students will learn the rules of the game through small sided games.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their level of understanding, their ability to analyse performance and their practical performance throughout the unit.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Athletics/Striking and Fielding   
Athletics - Students will discover different methods to pacing when running. They will use their knowledge of pacing when they compete in a variety of running events. Students will also develop their sprint technique and learn how to use a sprint start effectively. For field events, students will discover a variety of techniques used in the shot put and javelin. ‘Personal bests’ will be recorded and opportunities will be given for students to set new and improved personal bests. This provides the student with tangible evidence of progress in the various events. Striking and Fielding - Students will learn a variety of fielding techniques and will be guided through the bowling action. Students will learn orthodox batting techniques and will have the opportunity to put these skills into competitive situations through games and inter house competitions.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their level of understanding, their ability to analyse performance and their practical performance throughout the unit. Athletics - Demonstrate a sprint start plus one other event either a track or a field. Assessment to be graded on the English Schools standards table.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Cricket/Athletics   
Cricket - Students will develop their ability to efficiently field the ball. Students will improve the consistency of their ground fielding and catching. They will improve their distance and accuracy of throws. Students will be guided through orthodox bowling techniques and will have opportunities to challenge themselves by varying the line, the length and the pace of their deliveries. They will also be taught the grip, stance and a variety of orthodox batting techniques. Athletics - Students will discover different methods to pacing when running. They will use their knowledge of pacing when they compete in a variety of running events. Students will also develop their sprint technique and learn how to use a sprint start effectively. For field events, students will discover a variety of techniques used in the shot put and javelin. ‘Personal bests’ will be recorded and opportunities will be given for students to set new and improved personal bests. This provides the student with tangible evidence of progress.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their level of understanding, their ability to analyse performance and their practical performance throughout the unit.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3 - 6PE at Becket Keys during Covid 
During the lockdown period PE lessons will be continuing as per the timetable. We will, therefore, be providing work for the students on a weekly basis. Work for physical education lessons has been published on the schools VLE system. It compromises of a variety skill or fitness related tasks which the students will complete at home. A reminder will be sent to the students via Satchel One on the day of their PE lesson. Additionally, students will be able to contact their PE teacher via Satchel One if they require any guidance or feedback. We are also offering an extra-curricular provision for those who are passionate towards their health and fitness. The Race around the World challenge encourages students to log their exercise with the PE department. Students are able to either run, walk or cycle their way to fitness within this scheme. Distances are collated as a school, year group and form to generate a common goal of racing around the world together. Please follow our progress at #BKRaceAroundtheWorld. For those of you who would like skill or game based extra-curricular activities the PE staff have been posting a variety of skill-based tasks via Twitter @BecketKeysPE for the students to continue to work on their sporting fundamentals.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 

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