PE – Key Stage 4

Year 10

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AP 1Learning Outcome 1: Know the principles of training in a sporting context
• the principles of training in a sporting context
• extrinsic factors which can influence the risk of injury.
Environmental factors
Equipment
Safety hazards

• intrinsic factors which can influence the risk of injury
Individual variables
•Psychological factors
•posture and causes of poor posture
•sports injuries related to poor posture

Coursework assessed tasks:
Learners must describe all of the principles of training with a range of developed examples which are applied to specific sporting contexts.

Written exam on the topics covered.
AP2Learning Outcome 2: Know how training methods target different fitness components
• aerobic and anaerobic exercise
• the components of fitness
• specific training methods for each of the fitness components


Learning Outcome 2: Understand how appropriate warm up and cool down routines can help to prevent injury

• the physical benefits of a warm up
• the psychological benefits of a warm up
• key components of a warm up
• physical benefits of a cool down
• key components of a cool down
• specific needs in which a warm up and cool down must consider

Coursework assessed tasks:
Learners must comprehensively describe aerobic and anaerobic exercise supported with a wide range of relevant examples of training methods. Identifies most of the components of fitness and describes a wide range of specific training methods and how they can target fitness components both individually and in combination.
Written exam on the topics covered.
AP3Learning Outcome 3: Be able to conduct fitness tests
• tests which assess fitness
• how to interpret the results of fitness tests

Learning Outcome 3: Know how to respond to injuries within a sporting context
• acute and chronic injuries
• types, causes and treatment of common sports injuries
• how to respond to injuries and medical conditions in a sporting context
•Emergency Action Plans (EAP) in a sporting context:

Coursework assessed tasks:
Learners must carry out fitness tests to produce an extensive range of results, which are recorded with precision. Consideration of protocols and guidelines is clearly evident
Interpretation of the results is clear and detailed reference to normative data, reliability and validity is made.
Written exam on the topics covered.
AP4Learning Outcome 4: Be able to develop fitness training programmes
• design a fitness training programme





• evaluate the effectiveness of the training programme


Learning Outcome 4: Know how to respond to common medical conditions
• the symptoms of common medical conditions

Coursework assessed tasks:
The learner must design a fitness training programme which aims shows relevance to all of the initial data gathered. All of the principles of training have been applied effectively in its design. The programme meets all of the specific needs and requirements identified in the aims.
Fitness training programme must be designed independently.


Learners must Evaluate the fitness training programme making sure it is comprehensive and reflects upon most aspects of the design and delivery of the programme. Ideas for improvement are specific and justified.



Written exam on the topics covered.
AP 5Revision
Coursework assessed tasks
Written exam on the topics covered.

Year 11

Course Information & Assessment Points

 Curriculum contentAssessed work
AP1• To be able to identify particular body types and consider the suitability to particular activities.
• To be aware of optimum weight and the reasons why it varies as well as the effect it can have on performance.
• To be able to identify specific terms to do with weight
• To be able to explain the effects of smoking and alcohol on general health and physical activity.
• To be able to explain the effects of performance-enhancing drugs on wellbeing and performance and why some performers might risk using them to enhance performance.
• To be able to identify the risks associated with participation in physical activities and explain how to reduce these risks.
Assessment in Practical sport Approx. over 10 – 12 lessons.
Written exam on the topics covered.
AP2 - 5 weeks• To be able to understand the impact of a healthy, active lifestyle on the cardiovascular system.
• To be able to understand the immediate and short-term effects of participation in exercise and physical activity
• To be able to understand and explain the need for rest and recovery time and the impact of diet on the cardiovascular system.
• To be able to understand the impact of your lifestyle on your respiratory system in terms of immediate and short term effects as well as the long term effects

Assessment in Practical sport Approx. over 10 – 12 lessons.
Written exam on the topics covered.
AP3 - 6 weeks• To be able to understand the structure and role of the muscular system.
• To be able to understand the potential injuries to the muscular system.
• To be able to understand the structure and role of the skeletal system.
• To be able to understand the role of the skeletal system.
• To analyse performance in a chosen sport
Assessment in Practical sport Approx. over 10 – 12 lessons.
Practical Preparation for External Moderation.
Internal assessment for the students analysis of performance.
They are assessed on their knowledge and understanding of the rules, regulations and
terminology of a selected physical activity.
Students will:
•Observe and analyse performance in physical activity.
• Evaluate performance in physical activity and recognise strengths and areas for improvement.
•Plan strategies, tactics and practices to improve skills and performance.
The task can be assessed in a variety of formats, including:
• a question and answer session
• a written report
• a presentation.
AP4 - 6 weeks• To revisit certain topics as a revision exercise or to finish off topics which were not covered in full.
• Testing and exam techniques.
Assessment in Practical sport Approx. over 10 – 12 lessons.
Practical Preparation for External Moderation.
AP5 - 5 weeks• Revision ProgrammePast paper questions with focus on higher order and extensive writing questions.

Course Information
Department
PE

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