Our pupils take part in a wide range of sports and disciplines from trampolining and golf to basketball and rugby at varying levels; elite, semi-professional, league and amateur or just for fun.
Our philosophy in the PE department is summed up in a quote by Nelson Mandela and we invite anyone to come and have a go:
Assessment will focus on one of the five key processes of the Physical Education curriculum:
During Key Stage 3, the Physical Education Department offers a broad and balanced curriculum. The key aims of the Knights Curriculum are:
The PE Department has an 'all change' policy. This means unless there are exceptional circumstances, all students should change for PE regardless of illness or injury. PE Teachers will adapt lessons to be inclusive for all pupils regardless of illness or injury. Any pupil that does not get changed will receive a 30 minute detention.
Homework will usually focus on healthy active lifestyles. This may include research, application of theoretical knowledge or practical tasks.
Students study different courses as to the individual. Courses include GCSE PE, Level 1 Award in Sports Leadership, BTEC Dance and an option of BTEC Sport Level 2.
60% practical, 40% written examination
Key topics will focus on:
Pupils are assessed on their performance in a number of sporting activities or roles (Performer, Coach or Official.)
Activity areas include:
BTEC Sport Catch Up runs each Wednesday evening every week in Room 117.
The six units are:
The four units are:
Pupils will complete coursework on four assessed units. Pupils will need to fulfil assessment criteria which are available to them in Assignment Briefs. Pupils must ensure that they submit work on time for teachers to mark.
Unit 1: Fitness for Sport and Exercise (online assessed unit which can be found here)
Unit 2: Practical Sport (two sporting activities- coursework and log book)
Unit 5: Training for Personal Fitness (coursework and completion of training plan)
Unit 6: Leading Sports Activities (coursework and leadership of primary school or younger years coaching session)
60% of AS mark (Theory, Unit 1: Opportunities for and the effects of leading a healthy and active applied physiology; skill acquisition; opportunities for participation.
20% of A-Level marks (Practical, Unit 4: optimising practical performance in a competitive situation). Internal assessment and moderation.
BTEC Sport catch-up runs each Wednesday evening every week in Room 117.
Location: Haberdashers' Aske's Federation,Pepys Road,London, SE14 5SF