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Physical Education



Miss C Chennells - Learning and Teaching team leader
Ms C Johnston
Mr V Curnock
Ms E Boyd



Mr D Johnson
Mr C Barley
Mr T Luke


Key Dates:

Year 11 GCSE moderation - May




PE at Key Stage 3:

Students will follow a programme of study over 3 years. In year 7 and year 8 students will build on previous skills learnt and will be introduced to new sports. This gives them some of the fundamental key skills they will need throughout PE. Students’ progress through activities on outwitting opponents, accurate replication of skills and maximum performance throughout the remainder of this key stage. They do this through a range of activities including football, basketball, netball, gymnastics, badminton, Trampolining, athletics, rugby, cricket, rounder’s and fitness.

PE at Key Stage 4:

Students study either GCSE PE or BTEC during key stage 4. Pupils will be guided to the best course for them as individuals.

Exam board course details : Edexcel GCSE PEPearsons BTEC PE

Assessment at GCSE:

Practical: 60%  Assessed in four sports (moderation May of Year 11)

Personal exercise program

Analysis of Performance

Theory: 40%  (final examination Summer Year 11)

Assessment in BTEC:

The BTEC is made up of four modules

1 externally assessed exam

3 internally assessed modules covering a range of assignments

PE at Key Stage 5:

The PE Faculty offer OCR AS level PE

Assessment at AS level

The course combines both theory and practical elements.

Theory: 60% (Three modules are covered and examined in one exam in the May of Year 12)

Practical: 40%  (Practically assessed in two different sports including some analysis)

Co-curricular PE

Throughout the year there are several inter house competitions across the year groups in cross-country, basketball, netball, football, sports hall athletics and rounders. This is completed by the annual sports day held in the summer term.
St Bede's enters the local Bristol schools leagues and has had many successes across a range of sports. These sports include rugby, netball, football (boys and girls), basketball (boys and girls), sports hall athletics, rounders, cricket and athletics.



Useful Links

GCSE Revision
AS Revision

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