PE Overview - Grade 10

 GRADE 10 / YEAR 11 PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSE SYLLABUS 2020-2021

Course Outline

Physical Education Grade 10 / Year 11

Inspiring excellence, empowering global minds

Overview

The Physical Education syllabus at GEMS Wesgreen International School aims to promote skill development in practical, competitive situations. Children are encouraged to be independent thinkers and creators. They are set an example of how to be a good role model and sports leader. In numerous sports and activities, children will have to assess and analyse each other’s performances in a range of different situations. Children develop their interpersonal, social and moral skills, such as teamwork and communication, which will enable them to grow in a safe environment where they can take risks. The high-quality physical education curriculum inspires all to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities. It provides opportunities for children to become physically confident in a way, which supports their health and fitness. Opportunities to compete in sport and other activities build character and help to embed values such as fairness and respect.

Learning Outcomes

Children tackle complex and demanding physical activities that develop personal fitness and promote an active, healthy lifestyle. They use tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in teams and in individual games. Children develop their technique and improve their performance in competitive sport. They take part in outdoor and adventurous activities in a range of environments, which present intellectual and physical challenges. Children learn to work in a team, building trust and developing problem-solving skills, both individually and as a group. Children evaluate their performances compared to previous ones and demonstrate improvement across a range of physical activities to achieve their personal best. They continue to take part regularly in competitive sports and are encouraged to do physical activities outside school through community links.

In physical education, the national curriculum focusses on the skills to,

− Analyse movement concepts related to strategies for individual physical activities.

− Demonstrate an understanding of rules associated with selected sports while participating and officiating.

− Apply the terminology associated with the skills and rules.

− Analyse the effectiveness of offensive and defensive strategies in a variety of specific games and sport situations.

− Examine moral and ethical conduct in specific sport situations.

− Select and refine manipulation skills, applying mechanical principles related to activity-specific physical activity skills.

Demonstrate the ability to keep score and officiate in selected organised sports.

− Investigate the body's response to increased activity levels.

− Design and implement effective warm-up and cool-down routines.

Participate in different types of training and conditioning activities that contribute to personal fitness development.

− Participate at a level consistent with planned and self-directed aerobic activities.

− Demonstrate use of heart rate monitoring in personal fitness training.

− Assess current personal physical fitness levels using appropriate fitness tests and information technology.

− Analyse own fitness test results and determine the factors that contributed to the results.

 

Ongoing Objectives

The aims of the Physical Education Syllabus are to encourage and enable children,

− To keep possession by creating supporting passing angles, and by passing and receiving the ball at the right time and with the correct technique.

− To attack a defender and fill in an open space at the right time and using feinting, dodging and deception skills and finish at the scoring target with the right technique.

− To get free and create scoring opportunities, by performing a variety of individual runs.

- To defend in a situation by pressing at the right time or providing cover to the pressing player.

- To anticipate the ball at the correct time.

- To consistently play passes and to teammates in static and active situations.

- To consistently play different skills to maintain a rally.

- Serve over the net and send it in the intended direction.

- To move to and from bases in the ready position.

- To adapt to different playing positions.

- To play various attacking and defending rolls using different techniques and skills.

- To set and use the blocks in a range of different positions.

- To accelerate and maintain speed successfully.

- To maintain a good pace varying in middle distance runs.

- To demonstrate correct approach, take off and clearing whilst jumping.

- To show different ways of balancing, using support and counterbalance.

- To perform different rotational skills.

- To assume a start and end position.

- To demonstrate appropriate linking movements when performing actions.

- To land appropriately.

 Unit Overview

Term 1

Unit 1 – Athletics Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore their fitness capabilities by improving their cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and power. The skills of throwing, jumping and running, form the focal point of delivery, as well as combined multi events and relays for competition. Mathematical, scientific and geographical skills will be also be combined in calculating results.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To use a sprint start to create power and speed.

- To understand how to pace a race.

- To understand the rules regarding take-off and landing.

- To accurately replicate the technique for an effective high jump.

Unit 2 – Basketball Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Basketball. They develop their dribbling, shooting and passing abilities by breaking down the motor programmes and fundamental components of the different aspects of each skill, such as hand eye coordination. These skills will develop through a series of activities and conditioned games, which encourage progression and improve their knowledge and understanding of the game.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To develop and implement strategic and tactical set plays.

- To understand the benefits of using strategic and tactical plans.

- To be able to perform angled runs to create opportunity to outwit opponents.

- To understand techniques to stop opponents outwitting them.

Unit 3 - Volleyball Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Volleyball. They develop the strength and co-ordination of their hands and arms as well as the major muscle groups in the upper body, to perform digging, setting and spiking shots with improved accuracy and power. The key techniques and drills

 performed allow skills to be refined through repetitive practice and conditioned games. This enables the techniques to improve in consistency and accuracy as well as progressing over time.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To be able to set the ball along the net ready for a teammate to send over to the opponent’s court.

- To be able to use strategies and techniques to outwit opponents.

- To develop the precision, control and fluency of their passing and spiking.

- To use strength, speed and accuracy in the volleys.

Unit 4 Football Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Football. They will participate in activities that develop their lower body co-ordination. As these are completed, children will improve their passing, shooting and dribbling skills. They explore the challenging activities and success criteria, which develop their speed and strength in this popular unit of work. Opportunities to act upon constructive feedback received, from other children and teachers, help to develop their skills further. A series of activities and conditioned games, develop timing, co-ordination and self-awareness, which helps children’s progress.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To be able to outwit opponents.

- To demonstrate a controlled shooting motion.

- To understand and develop the range of passes needed in different situations.

Unit 5 - Rugby Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Rugby. They are given the opportunity to co-ordinate their upper body in line with their lower body, as they improve their catching, throwing, passing and running with the ball. Different aspects of each of the skills are broken down for each child, to present success criteria for them to improve. They assess their progress upon the received constructive feedback, from other children and staff, in order to develop these skills through a series of activities and conditioned games.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To develop drawing the defender in and pass to create space.

- To be able to use strategies and techniques to outwit opponents.

- To develop the precision, control and fluency of their passing and running.

Unit 6 - Rounders Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Rounders. Practicing the skills of catching, throwing, fielding, bowling and batting, develop transferable skills, such as teamwork and communication. As well as these holistic values, more complex skills are linked together with timing and strategy to allow children to enjoy a different type of competition. Across the unit, the practiced activities and conditioned games provide opportunities to develop tactics, leadership and captaincy.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To improve accuracy, speed, height, distance and strength when fielding at posts.

- To be accurate and precise in the retrievals and throws.

- To be able to modify and refine catching, throwing and fielding skills on the move.

- To be able to officiate a game correctly using the correct signals, comments, scoring and techniques.

Unit 7 - Dodgeball Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Dodgeball. They build upon their throwing and catching skills by further developing their moving and dodging skills. Dodgeball also provides students the opportunity to problem solve in a fun, safe environment whilst refining their persistence, honesty and sportsmanship abilities, which are essential across the unit.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To improve acrobatic dodging.

- To use a range of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in direct competition.

- To analyse their performances compared to previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

Term 2

Unit 8 - Badminton Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Badminton in this unit. They practice a range of different models to develop the skills of serving, clearing and smashing. Different equipment and differentiation helps students to access and refine the complex skills needed to take part in small games. This unit also allows us to explore the use of rules and ethics of sportsmanship and gamesmanship, as well as develop children’s scoring and umpiring abilities.

 Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To develop overhead shots used in Badminton.

- To apply the cross court clear shot in a game.

- To improve the distance that they can hit the shuttle.

- To play the shuttle into space away from your opponent.

Unit 9 - Cricket Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Cricket in this unit. Catching, throwing, fielding, bowling and batting skills complement and expand the development of the learning experience. Concentration and reaction time underpin the key learning processes and form the focal point of the progress. Tactical skills such as organization and motivation ensure that a range of different situations, develop transferable leadership and communication skills.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To be accurate and precise in the retrievals and throws.

- To use strength, speed and accuracy in batting.

- To be able to officiate a game correctly using the correct signals, comments, scoring and technique.

Term 3

Unit 10 - Netball Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children will explore the skills within the sport of Netball in this unit. They learn the fundamentals of footwork, shooting and passing, which challenge and develop children physically. This unit also facilitates cognitive development by applying agility, blocking and intercepting skills, in small-sided games. Maximum involvement ensures, whilst providing good opportunities for teacher and peer feedback and reflection, fun and progress are at the forefront of the learning experience.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To apply types of tactics used to create space in small areas.

- To apply the rules governing shooting and footwork in Netball.

- To incorporate passing with a step into a game situation.

Unit 11 - Hockey Approximate length: 4 weeks

Children explore the skills of dribbling, shooting and passing with different surfaces, goals and equipment. Predominantly developing their hand eye coordination the trapping, slapping and hitting abilities, allow children to develop a tactile feel for motor development, which provides them with a unique learning experience to enjoy.

Specific National Curriculum Objectives Covered:

- To explore and experiment with techniques to produce efficient and effective skills within small sided games.

- To be able to move with the ball under control and under pressure.

- To be able to make adjustments and adaptations when moving with the ball as an attacking team.

Assessment

Formative: Assessment and questioning describes previous performances, knowledge and level of skill and develops goal-orientated performances. An applied model of coaching delivery and sports leadership is reflected upon. Children are given feedback on their refereeing and umpiring skills across the different sports units. They are also guided through the responsibilities for taking ownership of their health and safety. Observations and oral feedback are ongoing throughout each lesson and each unit to ensure learners are continuing to enjoy and participate in sport. They are challenged to be positive role models for the wider school community to demonstrate levels of good conduct, good sportsmanship and good citizenship throughout.

Summative: At the end of each episode, lesson, unit and term students are given summative feedback on their participation, sportsmanship, coaching and their refereeing. Children actively compete against each other in teams and houses to develop their team-orientated skills of motivation and comradery. This allows us to track progression throughout the term and across the year within the different sporting situations.

Blended Learning

There will be 6 sessions per sport or unit. Potential units covered will consist of; Football, Basketball, Multi-Skills, Netball and Handball

• Live lessons will consist of activities that meet SPEA guidelines. Where no equipment is shared between students and all equipment is cleaned after use.

 

 

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