King James I Academy will reopen for teaching on Wednesday 4th September.
Year 6 Open Evening: 25th September 6:00pm
A Level Results Day: Thursday 15 August from 7.30am

GCSE Results Day: Thursday 22 August from 9.30am

Physical Education

Curriculum Information about Physical Education at King James I Academy

Teaching Staff

K O’ Connor (Director of Learning)

J Short (Assistant Director of Leaning)

J Humble

A Bushby

D Raitt

Department Information

The department consists of five full time members of staff all with a breath of experience in various sporting activities such as football, fitness, swimming, trampolining and basketball.

Students in years 7 and 8 participate in two hours of PE every week, year 9 students participate in one hour of PE every week and students in KS4 participate in at least one hour of PE every week.  In KS4 and KS5 students have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge through various examination courses and students are provided with more lessons to achieve this.

Students in PE are offered a curriculum that has many different sporting activities to participate in so that students have the opportunity to develop different skills and experiences.  Students are also offered a range of activities as part of the extra-curricular curriculum and also have the opportunity to compete against other schools.  The department promotes participation and enjoyment whilst learning various skills and values through sporting activities.

In addition to the above students also have the opportunity to enhance their skills and experiences through the various trips that we provide such as rock-climbing, international football tours and trips to the annual tennis competition Wimbledon.

 

Key Stage 4

 

Year 10 and 11

Students will have five lessons over a two week timetable if they opt to do examination PE.  Within the qualifications students will take part in both practical and theory lessons.  They will perform the practical element in a range of individual and team sports and learn skills, tactics and rules in the various activities.  Within theory lessons students will gain knowledge on the bones, muscles, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, sports injuries, the media and sponsorship.  Students will cover a range of topics that will allow them to progress to higher education qualifications in PE and Sport.

Course Title: Full Course GCSE PE

Syllabus: AQA

Assessment Summary: 60% exam and 40% practical.

Examinations:

Paper 1: The Human Body and Movement in Physical Activity and Sport

What’s Assessed

  • Applied anatomy and physiology.
  • Movement analysis.
  • Physical training.
  • Use of data.

How it’s Assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • 78 marks.
  • 30% of GCSE.
  • Answer all questions.
  • A mixture of multiple choice/objective test questions, short answer questions and extended answer questions.

Paper 2: Socio-cultural Influences and Well-being in Physical Activity and Sport

What’s Assessed

  • Sports psychology.
  • Socio-cultural influences.
  • Health, fitness and well-being.
  • Use of data.

How it’s Assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • 78 marks.
  • 30% of GCSE.
  • Answer all questions.
  • A mixture of multiple choice/objective test questions, short answer questions and extended answer questions.

Coursework:

Non-exam Assessment: Practical Performance in Physical Activity and Sport

What’s Assessed

  • Practical performance in three different physical activities in the role of player/performer (one in a team activity, one in an individual activity and a third in either a team or in an individual activity).
  • Analysis and evaluation of performance to bring about improvement in one activity.

How it’s Assessed

  • Assessed by teachers and moderated by AQA.
  • 100 marks and 40% of GCSE.
  • For each of their three activities, students will be assessed in skills in progressive drills (10 marks per activity) and in the full context (15 marks per activity).
  • Students will be assessed on their analysis (15 marks) and evaluation (10 marks) of performance to bring about improvement in one activity.

Course Title: BTEC Tech Award in  SPORT, ACTIVITY AND FITNESS Level 1/Level 2

Syllabus: Pearson

Assessment Summary: One Exam and Two Coursework Units

 

Component 1 - Understand the Body and the Supporting Technology for Sport and Activity, Assessed Internally.

  • Investigate the impact of sport and activity on the body systems.
  • Explore common injuries in sport and activity and methods of rehabilitation.
  • Understand the use of technology for sport and activity.

Component 2 - The Principles of Training, Nutrition and Psychology for Sport and Activity, Assessed Externally.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of training to improve fitness, nutrition and psychological influences.
  • Demonstrate understanding of training to improve fitness, nutrition and psychological influences when applying to sport and activity.
  • Analyse and evaluate data and information in relation to fitness, nutrition and psychological influences when applying to sport and activity.

Component 3 - Applying the Principles of Sport and Activity, Assessed Internally, Synoptic.

  • Understand the fundamentals of sport and activity leadership.
  • Planning sessions for target groups.
  • Delivering and reviewing sessions for target groups.

Year 10 GCSE

Year 10 BTEC

Year 11 GCSE

Year 11 BTEC

Paper 1: The Human Body and Movement in Physical Activity and Sport - Exam.

 

Component 1 - Understand the Body and the Supporting Technology for Sport and Activity, Assessed Internally.

 

 

Paper 2: Socio-cultural Influences and Well-being in Physical Activity and Sport - Exam.

 

Component 2 - The Principles of Training, Nutrition and Psychology for Sport and Activity, Assessed Externally - Exam.

 

Non-exam Assessment: Practical Performance in Physical Activity and Sport.

 

Component 2 - The Principles of Training, Nutrition and Psychology for Sport and Activity, Assessed Externally - Exam.

 

Non-exam Assessment: Practical Performance in Physical Activity and Sport.

 

Component 3 - Applying the Principles of Sport and Activity, Assessed Internally, Synoptic.