PE KS3 (Y7, 8 & 9)

Overall Curriculum Goals

Within Key Stage 3 students are taught a wide range of sports and activities that: 
1.  Use a range of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in direct competition through team and individual games including badminton, basketball, cricket, football, hockey, rounders, and rugby. 
2.  Develop their technique and improve their performance in other competitive sports such as trampolining and athletics. 
3.  Take part in outdoor and adventurous activities which present intellectual and physical challenges and be encouraged to work in a team, building on trust and developing skills to solve problems, either individually or as a group,             for example when taking part in climbing. 
4.  During lessons students will analyse their performances compared to previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best. 
5.  Students can also take part in competitive sports and activities outside school through community links or sports clubs. 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Activities Covered:

  • Hockey
  • Handball
  • Table Tennis
  • Football
  • Activities Covered:

  • Rugby
  • Trampolining
  • Climbing
  • Badminton
  • Activities Covered:

  • Rounders
  • Cricket
  • Athletics
  • Key Content / Skills:  

  • Quality of technique is developed for a range of skills, and applied with accuracy, precision, and control
  • Theory links are explained, and connections made to practical performances
  • Consistent high levels of effort, motivation, and engagement
  • Demonstrates a strong growth mindset and embraces challenge
  • Makes successful and effective tactical and strategic decisions
  • Accurately evaluates their own and peers’ strengths and areas for development
  • Assessment:

    Practical performance – 50%  

    Application and Attitude – 12.5%      }                   Data collected for each activity block
    Leadership – 12.5%               

    Fit 4 Life – 25%                                   }                   Collected once per half term

    Home Learning:

    Use of revision stickers in planners, activity knowledge organisers and Padlet pages 

    QR codes for activities  

    Employability, Professionalism and Enterprise  (EPE) Links

    Develop a variety of skills through the wide range of activities taught, including:
  • Communication and teamwork skills
  • Analytical & evaluation skills
  • Higher level skills, such as creative thinking, problem-solving and decision-making
  • Useful Links




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