Personal Enrichment (PE)

Intent Statement

Challenging the body and mind.

Students will build on physical development and skills previously developed in a range of different sports activities, being led by specialised PE teachers. They are encouraged and challenged to develop a range of techniques, skills and tactics that can be used and transferred across of individual and team sports. This naturally develops students confidence and competence in different sports encouraging them to continue to led a healthy active lifestyle.

 

Our curriculum aims to develop learners understanding in a variety of different skills so they feel confident in applying them to everyday life. With the support of teaching staff students learn a variety of different key life skills in different environments, with an emphasis on a plan, do and review approach whilst supporting them in other areas of the curriculum.

Students are practically challenged in lesson to be ambitious in their performance, they are given the opportunity to enhance this during extracurricular sport whilst representing the school in District, County and sometimes regional competitions. Students will develop their creativity in a variety of sports, using different skills and tactics to outwit their opponents. They will experience this as part of a team having the opportunity to develop leadership qualities. Students will develop their understanding of the physical benefits of health and well-being, they will all recognise how they can improve their health, making cross-curricular links. In GCSE PE, students will study in depth the impact physical activity has physically, socially and emotionally on an individual. Students will learn to respond to their opposition in a practical environment, which will often challenge them to create individual and team tactics to outwit their opponent.

ASDAN prepares the students in a variety of different ways in a practical and theory environment, it encourages them to think independently as well as share ideas on the most efficient way to overcome specific challenges. Students develop their creativity in many modules in a variety of practical ways. Students will recognising how they can raise money and support local charity events. Cross-curricular links are forged with PSHE, PE and food technology throughout different modules, developing students understanding of what constitutes to a healthy active lifestyle. Students also develop their knowledge of the society and environment they live in recognising as well as how they contribute to society in a positive way.  Students will develop their awareness in different practical situations, developing their resilience and desire to complete specific tasks. 

Key stage 3

Students will experience a balanced curriculum that includes a variety of team and individual sports in different environments. Team sports include rugby, football, basketball and cricket all of which have extracurricular opportunities available. Individual sports include badminton, table tennis, tennis and athletics in usual circumstances students will experience gymnastics. Students will also experience OAA in a range of environments as well fitness.

Students will experience a balanced curriculum that includes a variety of team and individual sports in different environments. Team sports include rugby, football, handball, basketball and cricket all of which have extracurricular opportunities available. Individual sports include badminton, table tennis, tennis and athletics in usual circumstances students will experience gymnastics. Students will also experience OAA in a range of environments as well fitness.

Students will experience a balanced curriculum that includes a variety of team and individual sports in different environments. Team sports include rugby, football, handball, basketball and cricket all of which have extracurricular opportunities available. Individual sports include badminton, table tennis, tennis and athletics.

Key stage 4

In core PE students will have the opportunity to follow a sports pathway, opting for sports that they enjoy or develop their GCSE PE practical performance grades in. Pathways will generally include the following pathways, "individual", "team" and "combined." Students have the opportunity to study GCSE PE (OCR), we currently have a small group studying a BTEC level 2 first in sport. (Pearsons).

ASDAN is a certificate award, where students work towards achieving a "Gold, silver or bronze award". The challenges can include a selection from 15 different units and are delievered to the group dependant on the key skills which require development from the specific cohort.

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