KS3 Physical Education

Year 7

Autumn Term
(mixed
classes)

Spring Term
(mixed
classes)

Summer Term
(single
sex lessons)

Weeks 1-2 Induction and team-building activities.

   

Personal Health and Fitness

  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Components of fitness
  • fitness tests
  • focus on development of cardiovascular endurance.

Gym and Dance

  • strength and flexibility development
  • balance
  • locomotion
  • rolls and rotations
  • flight
  • dance and creative composition

Athletics

  • sprint technique
  • middle distance
  • relays
  • hurdles
  • jumps
  • throws

Football/Futsal

  • passing and control
  • dribbling
  • shooting
  • teamwork and strategy

Street Hockey

  • passing and control
  • dribbling
  • shooting
  • teamwork and strategy

Cricket

  • catching
  • throwing
  • bowling
  • fielding
  • batting
  • teamwork and strategy

Badminton

  • grip and racquet handling skills
  • backhand and forehand
  • serving
  • matchplay and strategy
  • tournaments

Sofcrosse (outdoor)

  • grip and racquet handling skills
  • passing and control
  • shooting
  • teamwork and strategy

Rounders (outdoor)

  • catching
  • throwing
  • pitching
  • fielding
  • batting
  • teamwork and strategy

Netball

  • passing and catching
  • footwork
  • positioning
  • shooting
  • teamwork and strategy

Basketball

  • passing and catching
  • dribbling
  • shooting
  • defending
  • teamwork and strategy

Swimming

  • water confidence and safety
  • swimming stroke competence
  • swimming consistency and fitness development
  • aquatic skills eg. diving
  • aquatic games

 

Year 8

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Football/Futsal

  • Extension from Year 7

  • passing and control

  • dribbling

  • shooting

  • teamwork and strategy

  • more 11-a-side football.

Gym and Dance

  • extension from Year 7, with more focus on flight and creative composition. Exact activities subject to facility bookings and staff skills/training.

Aquatic Skills

  • Extension from Year 7

  • water confidence and safety

  • swimming stroke competence

  • swimming consistency and fitness development

  • aquatic skills

  • aquatic games

Boys Basketball/Girls Netball

  • Consolidation and extension of content from Year 7

Personal Health and Fitness

  • Lifestyle diseases and injury prevention

  • Components of fitness testing and development

  • understanding of how to strengthen and stretch key large muscles groups eg. quadriceps, pectorals.

Cricket

  • Consolidation and extension of content from Year 7

  • introduction of hardball practice.

Rugby (outdoor)

  • tackling and safe contact

  • ruck, maul

  • lineout

  • passing

  • kicking

  • modified matchplay

Rock-climbing/Martial Arts

  • TBC upon booking

Rounders

  • Consolidation and extension of content from Year 7

Volleyball (indoor)

  • Consolidation and extension of content from Year 7 and 8

  • move to proper sized balls and full sized court.

Tennis

  • grip and racquet handling skills

  • backhand and forehand

  • serving

  • volleying

  • matchplay and strategy

  • tournaments

Athletics

  • Consolidation and extension of content from Year 7

  • More focus on throwing events if resources/venues are available.

 

Year 9

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term

Squash/tennis

  • grip and racquet handling skills
  • backhand and forehand
  • serving
  • matchplay and strategy
  • tournaments

Gym and Dance

  • Consolidation and extension from Year 7 and 8.

Aquatic skills

  • Consolidation and extension from Year 7 and 8.

Basketball (indoor)

  • Consolidation and extension of content from Year 7 and 8

Personal Health and Fitness

  • Consolidation and extension from Year 7 and 8.
  • Greater range of aerobic training methods explored.

Cricket

  • Consolidation and extension of content from Year 7 and 8.
  • greater use of hardball depending upon facilities available.

Rugby

  • Consolidation and extension from Year 7 and 8 for boys
  • Girls to focus more on Tag-Rugby skills and rules

Ultimate Frisbee (outdoor)

  • frisbee aerodynamics
  • passing and catching
  • teamwork and strategy

Rounders

  • Consolidation and extension of content from Year 7 and 8
Rock-climbing/Martial Arts

(dependent upon booking)

International Football codes
  • Tasters in Australian Rules Football, American Football, Gaelic Football
  • key skills
  • key rules
Athletics
  • Consolidation and extension from Year 7 and 8.

 

All modules will include:

  • an understanding of the origins and history of the sport/activity;
  • an understanding of the fitness demands and the health benefits of the sport/activity;
  • an awareness of local clubs that can provide an opportunity to participate in the sport/activity outside of school hours;
  • an understanding of rules, sportsmanship and etiquette.