Department Leader: Ben Williams

Department Names Responsibility Email Address
Mr Williams Head of PE, PE KS4 and 5 Lead benwilliams@kba.uk
Miss Mackay PE Teacher, Girls Football lead jennifermackay@kba.uk
Miss Goodliffe PE Teacher, OCR KS5 Lead, County Netball lead felicitygoodliffe@kba.uk
Mr Thres PE Teacher, BTEC Lead, BTEC IV Lead jaredthres@kba.uk
Mr Fraher PE Teacher, Rugby Lead stephenfraher@kba.uk
Miss Thompson Head of Girls PE and Dance, Head of KS3 PE nikkithompson@kba.uk

The PE department offers a range of courses at KS4 to suit all learners and their needs.

EDEXCEL PEARSON BTEC LEVEL 2 FIRST AWARD IN SPORT

This is made up of 4 Units:

  • Fitness for Sport and Exercise (Exam Unit)
  • Practical Sports Performance (Coursework Unit)
  • The Mind and Sports Performance (Coursework Unit)
  • The Sports Performer in Action (Coursework Unit)

The table below can be used by students to work out what grade they need to achieve within each unit, in order to achieve their desired final grade.

Final level

Total points needed

One way to achieve this

Second way to achieve this

Pass (C grade)

48

P,P,P,P

N,D,P,P

Merit (B grade)

66

M,M,M,P

D,D,P,P

Distinction (A grade)

84

D,D,D,P

D,D,M,M

Distinction* (A* grade)

90

D,D,D,M

D,D,D,D

EDUQAS GCSE PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Theoretical Content = 60% (Exam) which is made up the topic areas listed below:

  • Health, training and exercise
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Movement Analysis
  • Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
  • Socio – Cultural Issues in Sport and Physical Activity

Practical content = 30% which is made up of:

  • 3 Sports - role of performer in the full sided version of the game
  • 1 team, 1 individual and 1 team or individual

Analysis of performance = 10% which is made up of:

  • Planning a training programme to bring about improvement in 1 of your selected sports

Students in year 7 and 8 are graded as either a Key, Boost, or Aspire across 9 KPI’s. KPIs 1 – 6 need to be achieved across 3 sports with at least one individual sports and one (different) team sport. KPIs 7 – 9 are achieved through written assessments.

Year 7 KPIs

Year 8 KPIs

Students will be assessed in a variety of sports that are both individual and team. For each individual KPI, the student should be aiming to achieve the academy minimum expectation of AT ARE (Boost). The student must also be working at this level in 3 different sports (1 team, 1 individual and the 3rd can be individual or team).

Criteria for assessment:

Less than 5 KPIs at Boost / Aspire = Below

5 out of 9 KPIs at Boost / Aspire = Working Towards

7 out of the 9 KPIs at Boost / Aspire = At

9 out of 9 KPIs at Boost / Aspire = Exceeding

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