PE KS4 Year 11 Courses
Fitness / Circuit Training
During this term pupils will take part in fitness testing which measures their cardio-vascular and endurance levels. This is done by pupils taking part in the bleep test. They are encouraged to work at their own level and focussing on trying to reach a better level each week as they become fitter. Pupils will also take part in circuit training. They will work their way round the different stations and perform exercises for different parts of the body to ensure they get a full body workout.
Gymnastics/ Floor Apparatus
Year 9 pupils will take part in gymnastics using apparatus. Pupils will learn different ways to roll, travel, jump and balance. Pupils will work independently and in pairs and in groups. These skills will then be used to plan, perform and evaluate a routine/sequence. The routines will have a variety of skills included and they will link together for a seamless performance.
During this term pupils in Year 9 will be learning skills related to indoor Hockey. They will perform individual skills, small group tasks and will play small sided games of hockey. They will work on attack and defensive roles within a game situation. They will learn how to play fairly and how to be a good sport.
Cricket & Rounders
During the summer term your child will be learning skills related to the game of cricket and rounders. Firstly they will learn safe practice during these activities and games. They will learn how to hit the ball, bowl, field and score during a game situation. More work will be done on throwing and catching over long distances and every child will be given the opportunity to take part in the different fielding areas such as backstop and outfield.
During the summer term your child will take part in a variety of athletics lessons. They will learn skills and techniques of how to throw a javelin, discus and shot putt. They will learn how to perform the long jump using the correct technique and phases. They will learn running techniques over short and long distances. They will be well prepared for sports day as all events practised in lessons will feature on sports day, building confidence, self belief and success. Sports day is a fully inclusive event.