Acland Burghley School

 

PE

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

Heywood Broun


The Acland Burghley Physical Education department aims to allow each and every student access to a broad and balanced PE curriculum in which enjoyment, personal achievement and respect for other participants lies at the heart of each student’s experience.

Acland Burghley School PE Department Code of Conduct 

Subject Lead

Mete Redif  |  mredif@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk 

Second in charge

Elizabeth Oteng  |  eoteng@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk  

Teachers

Steve Foster  |  sfoster@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk

Lucy Nicholas  |  lnicholas@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk

Sean Osinlaru  |  sosinlaru@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk 

Annie Parkin  |  aparkin@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk 

Curriculum

KS3

Y7

Autumn term 1: Fitness testing, Badminton, Football, Swimming, Gymnastics

Autumn term 2: Cross country running

Spring term 1: Outdoor adventurous activities and health related fitness

Spring term 2: Football, Netball/Badminton, Gymnastics, Swimming

Summer term 1: Athletics and start of tournaments

Flying start: Striking and fielding tournaments

Y8

Autumn term 1: Fitness testing, Rugby, Basketball, Trampolining, Hockey

Autumn term 2: Cross country running

Spring term 1: Outdoor adventurous activities and health related fitness

Spring term 2: Trampolining, Rugby, Basketball, Netball/Hockey

Summer term 1: Athletics and start of tournaments

Flying start: Striking and fielding tournaments

Y9

Autumn term 1: Fitness testing, Trampolining, Football, Handball/Netball, Basketball

Autumn term 2: Cross country running

Spring term 1: Outdoor adventurous activities and health related fitness

Spring term 2: Football, Netball/Handball, Basketball, Trampolining

Summer term 1: Athletics and start of tournaments

Flying start: Striking and fielding tournaments

  

KS4

There are 2 courses offered at Key Stage 4.

AQA GCSE Physical Education (Sports Science)

www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physical-education

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

Questions

  • 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

Questions

  • Answer all questions.
  • A mixture of multiple choice/objective test questions, short answer questions and extended answer questions.

 

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
  • Moderated by AQA
  • 100 marks
  • 40% of GCSE

Questions

  • 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.

 

OCR Cambridge National Sport Studies

www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/cambridge-nationals/sport-studies-level-1-2

Assessment overview

Unit

Marks

Duration

GLH*

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R051: Contemporary issues in sport

60

1 hour

30

Written paper, OCR-set and marked

R052: Developing sports skills

60

Approx. 10 hours

30

Centre-assessed tasks, OCR moderated

R053: Sports leadership

60

Approx. 10 hours

30

Centre-assessed tasks, OCR moderated

R055: Working in the sports industry

60

Approx. 10 hours

30

Centre-assessed tasks, OCR moderated

  

Extra-Curricular

 Extra Curricular timetable example 

Things to see and do

Participate, watch, listen to and read about as much sport and physical activity as possible!

 

 

 

 

 

 

KS5

As part of the LaSWAP consortium, Acland Burghley offers a Physical Education A level.