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Physical Education

P.E. at Nendrum College 
 
Time allocation per week at KS3: 2hours 20mins
 
Here at Nendrum College we as a Department seek to provide a broad and balanced programme of study which encompasses all aspects of the development of the pupil (emotionally, intellectually, ethnically, physically and creatively). We as a staff are enthusiastic in our approach and committed to making the pupils experience in PE both a positive and enjoyable one. Positive learning experiences will promote social and interpersonal skills, qualities and attitudes.
 
Aims of Physical Education
 
To develop the growth and physical attributes of each pupil according to his or her potential.  
 
To develop the psychomotor ability of each pupil according to his or her potential.
 
To aid the personal and social development of the pupils.
 
To develop knowledge and understanding of the safety factors, principles, history, rules, terminology, mechanical principles and tactics in a range of physical activities.
 
To develop the ability to assess performance in physical activities and to become aware of the strength and limitations of oneself and others.
 
To promote the positive use of leisure time and encourage participation in games and physical activities as a means of recreation.
 
Key Stage 3

Units covered:
 
Football, Badminton, Athletics, Swimming, Table tennis, and Fitness.
 
Assessment is made as teacher observes participation and presentation of each pupil. Peer and self evaluations are used.

Key Stage 4
 
GCSE examining board: CCEA
 
Units covered:

1) Factors affecting participation and performance in physical activity.
 
2) Developing physical health/well being, peak physical fitness and skilful performances.
 
3) Individual performance in physical activities.
 
4) Analysis and improvement of performances in the exercise activity profile.
 
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