See our Physical Education Curriculum below at Bentley Wood for KS3 and KS4
The Physical Education curriculum at Bentley Wood will:
As well as studying and enjoying the sports above, through our Key Stage 3 curriculum we also engage students in the learning of the following topics:
Year 7: The skeleton, muscles, sportsmanship, warm ups and cool downs, hazards and injuries
Year 8: Components of fitness, SMART goals, diet and nutrition, the heart, the respiratory system, health and wellbeing
Trips and visits:
There are a number of sporting fixtures and events throughout the year for students to take part in. There are Borough and League competitions in netball, football, trampolining, gymnastics, athletics and tennis. There are also inter-house competitions, which run throughout the year in cross-country, netball, and dance to enable all students to take part in competitive sport.
The PE department run sports clubs every lunchtime and after school for students to take part in. These include netball, football, basketball, trampolining, fitness, handball, athletics, tennis, rounders, and cricket. All of our clubs are free and inclusive for all.
Key Stage 4 & 5 / Career Progression:
Physical Education continues at GCSE as it is important students remain active as this will help them both physically and mentally with the rest of their academic studies.
Those students who wish to continue Physical Education as a GCSE will have an additional three lessons per week where they will study a combination of additional theory and practical skills. Should your daughter choose GCSE PE as one of her options, she will have the opportunity to continue to represent the school in regular fixtures, as well as the London Youth Games. She will also attend a trip to the fascinating Body Worlds exhibition in Piccadilly as part of her course.
Recommended Reading and Websites:
National Governing Body Websites
eg) England Netball. www.englandnetball.co.uk
Here you will find up to date rules, events, competitions, local clubs and courses (including coaching and umpiring/refereeing courses) for you to get involved with
BrianMac Sports Coach
This website provides information for athletes, fitness enthusiasts, sports science students and sports coaches on the many topics relating to athletic development, exercise physiology and successful coaching.
OCR GCSE PE
Additionally students may wish to read:
Year 7 – Student will complete units in a number of the following activities over the year:
Year 8 – Students will complete units in a number of the following activities over a year:
Year 9 and 11
Students complete a range of physical activities whilst building on knowledge of the fitness and exercise industry. Students will develop their leadership skills through Sport Education in the following sports:
Year 10 – Sports Leaders Level 2 Award
The aim of the award is to encourage leadership skills and develop personal qualities. The award will give you understanding of what it means to be an effective leader with younger children. The course is not based on student sporting ability and at no stage will student ever be assessed on your technical knowledge or sporting ability.
Benefits of the course
Being part of an external club is essential for this qualification
Examining Board: OCR
Aim of Course
OCR have worked closely with teachers and the Youth Sport Trust to develop a new GCSE Physical Education specification that inspires teaching and learning. New and contemporary topics help students of all abilities to develop a well-rounded skill set and prepare them for progression to further studies.
Paper 1: Physical factors affecting performance
How it’s assessed
• A mixture of multiple choice/objective test questions, short answer questions and extended answer questions.
Paper 2: Socio-cultural issues and sports psychology
Practical Performance (80 marks 40%)
Students are assessed in three different activities in the role of player/performer.
Key Stage 5 Progression/ Career Prospects
A Level PE can be undertaken at Bentley Wood High School and within the collegiate. Sport and Leisure is a rapidly growing industry which offers a wide spectrum of careers for the future.