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KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 7 Physical Education
Term 1Baseline assessment and fundamental skills  
Boys and Girls Baseline Assessment: Students will complete a baseline assessment – they will participate in a range of team and individual activities, assessing skill and performance to give an accurate starting point to monitor progress across the key stage. Fundamental movement skills: Students will develop and refine their fundamental movement skills (running, jumping, throwing, catching, striking and kicking) with lessons incorporating multi-sports.
Assessment: Students will be assessed in team and individual activities (in line with the 1-9 level ladder). They will complete a short written assessment to show their knowledge and understanding of health and fitnessKey Words and Terms
 
Term 2Girls - Outdoor invasion Boys - accurate replication  
Outdoor invasion Students will develop their transferable core skills in team games such as netball, football, handball. Students will also develop their team work, communication and leadership skills. Accurate replication Students will develop their basic gymnastic actions (individual balances, traveling movements) and incorporate into floor routines. Students will develop basic flight skills over apparatus. Health and Fitness Students will explore the importance of warming up/cooling down and the short and long term effects of exercise on the body.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Girls - Accurate replication Boys - Outdoor invasion   
Accurate replication Students will develop their basic gymnastic actions (individual balances, traveling movements) and incorporate into floor routines. Students will develop basic flight skills over apparatus. Outdoor invasion Students will develop their transferable core skills in team games such as rugby, football, handball. Students will further refine their team work, communication and leadership skills. Health and Fitness Students will be introduced to the components of fitness and will learn/perform appropriate tests to measure individual fitness, using results for goal setting.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment). Students will also complete their first health and fitness written assessment.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Striking and Fielding  
Students will develop their striking and fielding skills including throwing/catching, bowling, batting and fielding in a range of conditioned games using a variety of sports: rounders, cricket, baseball, Danish long ball
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Girls - Short Tennis Boys - Athletics
Short tennis Students will develop their ability to serve, rally and score in mini tennis (smaller courts, shorter rackets and softer balls). Athletics Students will develop their ability to perform a variety of track and field events, learning the correct technique through demonstration and conditioned practices. Students will begin to learn the basic rules and scoring methods for events. Health and Fitness Students will continue to explore components of fitness in more detail, including the impact on sporting performance.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment).Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Girls - Athletics Boys - Short tennis   
Athletics Students will develop their ability to perform a variety of track and field events, learning the correct technique through demonstration and conditioned practices. Students will begin to learn the basic rules and scoring methods for events. Short tennis Students will develop their ability to serve, rally and score in mini tennis (smaller courts, shorter rackets and softer balls). Health and Fitness Students will learn about the importance of a balanced diet; including energy use, maintaining water balance and the role of the main food groups. Students will complete a second H+F assessment.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on their skills (in isolation) and performance (as per GCSE practical assessment). Students will complete their second written health and fitness assessment. Key Words and Terms
 

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