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Physical Education


Physical Education at Baines School will help students to develop the skills, knowledge and competence to live a healthy and active lifestyle at school and in the future. We aim to begin, support and continue a pathway into sport and exercise through an enthusing, inspiring curricula, extra-curricular and school community club links programme. Whether the student’s passion is in Invasion Games, Net- wall games, Striking and Fielding games, Athletics, Gymnastics or Dance, they can learn transferable, cognitive and social skills which they can apply in a variety of conditioned and competitive situations. This can help lead to improved physical, mental and social health whilst exposing young people to a future hobby, interest or career. We encourage our students to approach all physical activity with a positive attitude and an open mind. We guide students to independently develop their skillset and explore different ways to utilise these skills. We develop teamwork, co-operation, communication, creativity and leadership, and students learn to cope with physical and mental challenges through their Physical Education experiences at Baines School.

Names of staff, role & contact details

Mrs K Blackwell
Subject Leader for PE

Mr D Vernon
Head of Boys PE

Mrs C Tyson
Head of Girls PE

Mr M Hartley
Teacher of PE

Mr R Flynn
Teacher of PE

 Term 1Term 2Term3
Year 7 BoysRugby/BadmintonGymnastics/FootballCricket/Athletics/Tennis
Year 7 GirlsGymnastics/NetballTrampolining/HockeyRounders/Athletics
Year 8Rugby/Netball/BadmintonGymnastics/Trampolining/BadmintonCricket/Athletics/Tennis/Rounders
Year 9 Boys IndividualBadminton/OrienteeringTrampolining/Weight TrainingTennis/Athletics/Golf
Year 9 Girls IndividualAerobics/DanceYoga/GymnasticsBadminton/Rounders/Trampolining
Year 9 Boys TeamHandball/RugbyHRE/FootballCricket/Tennis/Orienteering
Year 9 Girls TeamFootball/NetballHockey/BadmintonVolleyball/Rounders/Athletics
Year 10 GCSEApplied anatomy and physiologyMovement analysisPhysical training/ Performance analyisis/Assessment
Year 10 BTEC in Sport, Activity & FitnessThe principles of training, nutrition and psychology for sport and activityUnderstanding the body and the supporting technology for sport activity
Year 11 GCSESports psychologySocio-cultural influencesHealth, fitness and wellbeing
Year 11 BTEC in Sport, Activity & FitnessUnderstanding the body and the supporting technology for sport activityApplying the principles of sporting activity

Some of the content in these schemes of learning may differ during the academic year 2020-2021 as departments prioritise skills and knowledge from the extended period of remote learning from March to July 2019-2020 and plan for periods of remote learning during this academic year.

How and when is my child assessed?

The PE department assess pupils in Key Stage 3 after every activity (half term) following the Lancashire Assessment model. Over the course of an academic year we assess the pupils acquiring and developing skills and selecting and applying skills as well as their knowledge and understanding of health and fitness and evaluating and improving their own and others performances.

Name of course(s) offeredExam BoardLink to SpecNature of assessment
GCSE PEAQAhttp://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physical-education/gcse/physical-education-858260% Theory - 2 exams
30% Practical - 3 activities
10% Performance Analysis Assessment
BTEC Award in Sport, Activity and FitnessPearsonhttps://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-tech-awards/sport-activity-and-fitness.html60% Interanlly assessed coursework
40% Externally assessed exam

Teaching Strategies

In PE lessons, teachers will use a variety of teaching strategies to support their pupils through the learning process. The teacher will choose a teaching strategy most suitable to the topic being studied, the level of expertise of the learner and the stage in their learning journey. Examples of teaching and learning strategies that may be used are:
  • Collaborative learning
  • Personalised learning
  • Developing metacognition
  • Differentiation
  • Modelling & Scaffolding
  • Retrieval practice
  • Interleaving
  • Dual coding

As well as this there is additional revision classes for Year 11 students.

Students will be issued with one piece of homework per week and will be set on Classcharts & Google Classroom.