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DEPARTMENT CONTEXT

STAFF CODE

NAME

RESPONSIBILITES

LES Sarah Leonard Director of Learning Sport
ODU Uthman Odutayo Assistant Headteacher,  PE Teacher and Director of Boarding
ROS Sara Robinson Science/PE Teacher, BTEC Sport Coodinator and Standards & Achievement Leader Years 7-9
BAR Ricky Ball PE Teacher
ADI Ian Adele PE Teacher
SOC Claire Soames Sports Physiotherapist (Maternity)
  TBC Head Table Tennis Coach
GRP Phil Gridelet Head Football Coach
ALP Patricia Almeida Schools Games Organiser and School Sports Coordinator
  TBC Strength and Conditioning Intern

Facilities:

Sports Hall – Full size Basketball Court Sports Hall with three storage cupboards to store a range of different sports equipment.

Multi-Use Hall – Teaching area designed for dance, elite table tennis and gymnastics. It has mirrors on one side with ballet bars, a sound system and two storage cupboards.

3G Astro – Full size 11-a-side football pitch with two full size goals and 6 smaller training goals. This is used by WFC training, Sixth Form training and matches, KS3-4 lessons and football matches.

Sports Field – There are training grids and goals for lessons and training and an 11-a-side football pitch with goals. During the autumn and spring terms there is a 9-a-side and two 11-a-side pitches marked out. During the summer there is a six lane 400m track, two rounder’s pitches marked out, and a Long jump pit.

DTF – Indoor 9-a-side 3G Astro. Six goals and storage areas behind the caged facility. Benches and pegs for some changing.

MUGA – This is a tarmacked multi-use area that has four tennis courts and three netball courts marked out. There are six movable netball posts and six permanent basketball posts.

Fitness Suite – This facility has a range of cardio, resistance and free weight machines. It is used for some PE intervention groups but mainly for elite athletes and the Sixth Form programme.

Physio Room – This is equipped with two treatment tables and rehab equipment needed to treat students.

Changing Rooms – There are two male and two female changing areas that have benches, toilets and showers.

CURRICULUM PLANS

PE

Years 7 & 8 (KS3)

 

PE: Students follow the Physical Education National Curriculum and are taught in their Tutor groups which are mixed ability. We aim to introduce students to a broad range of sports and activities and concentrate on developing fundamental skills. Students have the opportunity to improve skill, evaluate and develop resilience and team work. We focus on delivering a range of activities that allow students to develop cognitive, social, leadership and physical skills, thus developing the whole child. By the end of Year 8 students should have experienced over 20 different sports and activities, allowing them to make informed choices based on their areas of strength or interest. Enjoyment plays an important role in our delivery.

1 x 100 minute lesson per week

Years 9, 10 & 11 (KS4)

 

 

GCSE PE: (OCR GCSE J587) The course begins at the start of Year 9 and runs through to Year 11. It is assessed through two examinations (one hour papers) and a practical moderation which take place during the summer term in Year 11. During Year 9 students cover the content for the first paper ‘Applied Anatomy and Physiology Physical Training’. This is through a mixture of theory and practical lessons. Knowledge and understanding are assessed every full term with an end of unit test. Practical lessons cover a range of different sports for students so that students can choose their best three to be assessed. During Year 10 students cover the content for the second paper ‘Socio-cultural influences, Sports Psychology, Health, Fitness and Well-being’. This is through a mixture of theory and practical lessons. Knowledge and understanding are assessed every full term with an end of unit test.  Practical lessons are aimed at developing techniques and performances in chosen sports to be assessed. During Year 11 students revisit content from both papers and work on exam questions. Practical lessons prepare students for moderation with paperwork and video analysis.

BTEC Sport: (Edexcel Level 2 BTEC Award) This is assessed through three units of coursework and one online examination. During the first full term Year 10 students cover the exam content and prepare themselves for the online exam through practice questions. During the spring and summer terms they study the content for ‘Leading Sports Activities’ and complete three assignments based on this unit. Year 11 students have a time to catch up on any units or assignments they have missing. Lessons are coursework based with the focus on completing all units to get an overall grade. Students who have not yet passed the online examination component have to re-sit this exam. When work has been completed to their target grade they are able to do practical PE during this lesson.

PE: The PE curriculum follows on from KS3. They take part in a range of different sports and the curriculum is designed for each individual group. Lessons are focused on improving engagement, participation in extra-curricular activities, knowing and applying rules, leadership and tactical performance. Classes are split in accordance with gender and ability so that the curriculum can be adapted to the group.

3 x 50 minute lesson each week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 x 50 minute lesson per week

 

Year 10

1 x 100 minute lesson per week

 

Year 11

1 x 50 minute lesson per week (once C/W finished x2  lessons)

Year 12 and 13 (Key Stage 5)

BTEC Sport

Year 12: Students follow the NQF Pearson Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport performance and coaching. This falls in the applied general category of the 2018 performance measures. Assessment for this programme is 33% examination, 33% externally assessed task and 33% internally assessed coursework.  Unit 1 and Unit 2 are delivered throughout the year. Unit 3 is delivered between September and December and Unit 5 between January and June. This is through 10 periods per week which includes 10 classroom theory lessons and two fitness lessons. Four lessons per week are used to deliver Unit 1, four lessons for Unit 2 and four lessons for Units 3 and 5.  The examination takes place in June and can be re-sat in the following academic year if necessary.

Year 13: Students continue on the NQF Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport Performance and coaching. The course will be delivered through 12 periods of contact. 

Sports:

The training groups are allocated four days per week to train.  Football fixtures are usually on a Wednesday and Friday afternoon.

10 x 50 minute lessons per week

EXTRA-CURRICULAR PROVISION

WFC: Watford Football Club Junior Scholars (Years 7-11) train Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday for two hours during the day. They have student sessions to catch up on work missed, supervised by a qualified teacher.

Table Tennis: We have a full time Table Tennis Coach supplied by Greenhouse. The coach teaches within PE lessons and also runs an extra-curricular session in the mornings before school and after school.

Autumn – Spring term

Basketball: Twice a week with students from Years 7-11 of all abilities. They are entered into borough leagues.

Boys’ Football: Students in Years 7-11 have 1 training session a week which is opened to all and run by PE teachers. They are entered into the Borough, Middlesex and English Schools’ Competitions.

Girls’ Football: Students in Years 7-11 have 1 training session a week which is opened to all and run by PE teachers. They are entered into the Borough and Middlesex competitions for Futsal and 11-a-side.

Netball, Badminton, Trampolining, Gymnastics, and Rugby are run as recreational clubs by PE staff. They will have opportunities to compete in Borough competitions and Tournaments.

Summer term

Athletics: Students in Years 7-11 have 2 training sessions a week which are open to all and run by PE teachers. They are entered into the Borough Athletics Championships and if they qualify can represent Hillingdon at the Middlesex Championship.

Rounders and Cricket: Students in Years 7-11 have 2 training sessions a week which are open to all and run by PE teachers. They will have opportunities to compete in Borough competitions and Tournaments.

Tennis is run as a recreational club by PE staff.

Throughout the year a variety of coaches come in and take select groups for different sports and activities depending on what is available at the time.