Ryedale School

Ryedale School is committed to combining the very best educational provision with high expectations and traditional values. In doing so we challenge and support students both to fulfil their academic potential and become exemplary young people of whom we can all be proud.This unites us in our commitment to ‘Aspire and Achieve’

Our students are given every opportunity to engage in new and fulfilling experiences, from the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme to the range of trips available during Enrichment Days, there is so much on offer to challenge and inspire our students.Musical performances take place throughout the year, with opportunities for parents and the local community to see our students perform to an exceptional standard.The wide variety of extra-curricular activities complements our engaging and inspirational curriculum perfectly.Sport is an integral part of our school life. Students have access to over 90 clubs and house matches across the school year.We believe that knowledge changes the way we see the world. It is our duty and privilege to show our students the best that has ever been thought, said, made, played and discovered.Our exceptional curriculum identifies invaluable knowledge, skills and big ideas in each subject area.We instil in our students a desire to improve their performance, to broaden their horizons and to think independently.High expectations and traditional values are hallmarks of our school.

Physical Education

Physical Education

Our Vision

The Physical Education curriculum at Ryedale inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in a wide range of competitive sports and other physically demanding activities. It provides a variety of opportunities for pupils to become physically confident, in a way which supports their health and fitness and promotes a desire for continued participation. By giving pupils the opportunities to compete in sport and other activities it enables pupils to build character and social skills, helping to embed values such as resilience, fairness and respect. 

 

 

 

The Physical Education Curriculum

Head of Physical Education

Philip Marwood

pmarwood@ryedale-rlt.co.uk 

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Assessment in PE

Key Stage 3 Core PE

Assessed at Year 7-9 using student self-assessment booklets.

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Key Stage 4 Core PE

Assessed at Year 10-11 using whole school attitude to learning grades.

 

GCSE Practical

Assessed using the criteria from the exam board. Students self-assess through the unit of work which allows them to identify their strengths and weaknesses of performance and what to focus on to improve. Staff give a formal assessment at the end of Year 11 using the same criteria.

 

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GCSE Theory.

Assessed using timed assessments at the end of each term.

Six assessments occur throughout Key Stage 4.

Year 10 – Autumn.                                           40-minute theory exam in class

Year 10 – Spring                                                40-minute theory exam in class

Year 10 - Summer                                            Formal exam in the Hall. 90 minutes.

Year 11 – Mock Exam                                     Formal exam in the Hall. 90 minutes.

Year 11 Spring                                                   40-minute theory exam in class.

Year 11 End of Year AQA exam.                 90-minute theory exam Paper 1.

                                                                                90-minute theory exam Paper 2.

 

The theory assessments are combined with a predicted practical score to give an overall grade used on the whole school assessment.

GCSE Course Information

 

COURSE AIMS

 

 To provide students with an interest and enthusiasm in sport and the opportunity to learn advanced skills and techniques. This results in students becoming highly skilled and knowledgeable in many areas of physical education.

 

COURSE CONTENT 

 

GCSE students participate in 5 lessons per fortnight, in addition to 4 hours per fortnight of core PE. This composes of practical and theory lessons. 

The theory part of the course covers: applied anatomy and physiology; movement analysis; physical training; use of data; sports psychology; socio-cultural influences and health, fitness & well-being.

In the practical part of the course, students will have the opportunity to participate in a range of activities, including hockey, netball, badminton, athletics, football, rugby, tennis and cricket.

 

ASSESSMENT

 

Assessment has practical and written components; exams are sat at the end of Year 11.

 

Practical performance - assessment in the skills and techniques of 3 sports activities (One team sport and two individual sports or vice versa). This can include sports done outside of school. Assessment includes a written analysis of practical performance.  (40%)

 

Paper 1 - the human body & movement in physical activity & sport.

 1 hour 15 mins (30%)

 Paper 2 - socio-cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport.

 1 hour 15 mins (30%)

 

 OTHER INFORMATION

All students will do 2 hours a week of compulsory core PE, even if they do not choose a GSCE PE option.

 

www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physicaleducation/GCSE 

Extra-Curricular and Enrichment

Extra-Curricular Opportunities

This is an integral and important part of the department’s work. The department offers an extensive range of extra curricular activities including lunchtime and after school practices and fixtures. House match competitions run throughout the year, taking place through twenty three different sports. The results go towards the Halifax trophy which is presented at the end of the Easter term. School teams are successful at District, County and National Level. Pupils respond to extra curricular opportunities extremely positively.

 

Physical Education lunchtime practices

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Girls

 

Year 7-11

Hockey

Netball

Fitness

Running

Football

Hockey

Netball

Fitness

Running

Rugby

Football

Hockey

Netball

Fitness

Running

Rugby

Football

Hockey

Netball

Fitness

Running

Football

Tennis

Rounders

Fitness

Running

Tennis

Rounders

Fitness

Running

 

Boys

 

Year 7-11

Football

Rugby

Fitness

Running

Football

Basketball

Rugby

Fitness

Running

Basketball

Rugby

Football

Fitness

Running

Basketball

Rugby

Football

Fitness

Running

Cricket

Tennis

Fitness

Running

Cricket

Tennis

Fitness

Running

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