PHYSICAL EDUCATION

KS 3 and KS 4 PE

The best way of supporting your child will be to encourage them to increase fitness levels and be able to swim at least 25meters.

Encourage them by working with them on fitness activities at home whether this is spending 30mins jogging, cycling, swimming etc.

Activities that will make them out of breath.

Aim to do this 3-5 times a week

Below is a link for Spence street leisure centre showing pool times and possible swimming classes to help your child achieve the 25m goal.

Spence Street Leisure Centre

Potential fitness circuits you could do at home could be searched from the following web link

Home Exercise and Fitness

If your child shows an interest in a sport then take them to a local club to try it out. Use the following link to search the sport of interest.

BBC Get Inspired

Throughout their time in school pupils will be looking to develop Fitness and will be involved in a variety of sports.

These will be done on rotational method.

Sports they might experience Football, Netball, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Rounders, Gymnastics, Athletics, Volleyball, Fitness, Table Tennis

Encourage your child to participate in extracurricular activities either inside or outside of school.

KS4 BTEC Sport

If your child chooses Btec Sport as an option then the following link will give more information.

Edexel Web Site

Pupils will complete 4 units.

2 core units. Unit 1 Fitness for sport and Exercise (Will be an online exam).

Unit 2 Practical Sports performance

2 optional units. Unit 4 The sports performer in Action.

Unit 6 Leading Sports Activities.

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