Physical Education

Contact: Ms A McGrandles

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The Curriculum

Key Stage 3

Students in Years 7 and 9 follow a broad curriculum that allows for progression across the year groups. In each of the three years students are given an option to select some of their activities creating more personalised pathways.

Year 7

  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities – Personal Development and Student Leadership
  • Games 1 – (Winter Invasion) Developing skills and applying them in competitive sports: selection from Basketball, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugby
  • Aesthetic Activities– Replicating movements accurately and to music
  • Fitness and Athletics – Working at a maximum and improving previous results
  • Games 2 - (Summer Net & Striking) Developing skills and applying them in competitive sports: selection from Beach Volleyball, Cricket, Rounders, Tennis
  • Inter-house - Competition across a range of sports

Year 8

  • Games 1 – Developing skills and applying them in competitive sports: selection from Basketball, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugby OR Dance
  • Fitness – Working at a maximum and improving previous results
  • Aesthetic Activities – Replicating movements accurately
  • Inter house - Competition across a range of sports
  • Games 2 -(Summer Net & Striking) Developing skills and applying them in competitive sports: selection from Beach Volleyball, Cricket, Rounders, Tennis OR Athletics
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities – Personal Development and Student Leadership

Year 9

  • Aesthetic Activities – Replicating movements accurately and to music: selection from Dance or Trampolining
  • Games 1 – Developing skills and applying them in competitive sports: selection from Badminton, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rugby
  • Fitness - Working at a maximum and improving previous results
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities – Personal Development and Student Leadership
  • Games 2 -(Summer Net & Striking) Developing skills and applying them in competitive sports: selection from Beach Volleyball, Cricket, Rounders, Tennis OR Athletics
  • Outdoor and Adventurous Activities – Personal Development and Student Leadership

Key Stage 4 - Examination Physical Education

Students in Year 10 & 11 have the opportunity to follow GCSE PE, Level 2 BTEC in Sport or GCSE Dance. Students who follow these courses have dedicated theory and practical lessons to enable effective teaching of the courses. Core PE lessons are also used to deliver these courses.

  • Edexcel GCSE Physical Education Specification I PDF
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Specification | PDF
  • AQA GCSE Dance Specification | PDF

Key Stage 4 - Core PE

Year 10

Students not opting for any of the above courses have one double lesson, (140 minutes) of PE a week. Students all study leadership through a chosen sport or activity: selection from Multi Games Primary, Football, Hockey, Netball, Dance, Rugby etc. Students will also have the opportunity to pay for the Sports Leaders UK Level 2 in Sports Leadership Award and receive their accreditation at the beginning of Year 11.

Year 11

Students in Year 11 have one double lesson, (140 minutes) of PE a week. The focus in this year is to encourage life long participation in sport and physical activity. Students are given the option to participate in a range of both on and off site activities. Options include Zumba, Body Balance, Skateboarding at the local skate park and Golf at the local golf course, as well as such sports as Football and Basketball.

AQA GCSE PE Specification

Key Stage 5 - Examination PE

Students in Year 12 & 13 have the opportunity to follow AS and A Level PE. Students who follow these courses have dedicated theory and practical lessons to enable effective teaching of the courses.

  • OCR AS Level Physical Education Specification I PDF

At Teddington School we are committed to developing gifted and talented students both through timetabled curriculum and extra curricular activities. Our extensive network of school sports clubs, which can be found in the Extra Curricular section of this website, provide a pathway for students to receive the opportunities and specialist coaching and competition they need to ensure they get the best in sporting development.

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