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Falinge Park High School

Opening Doors; Unlocking Potential

PE: Physical Education

 

Mr A. Ingham – Subject Lead PE

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.”

– John F. Kennedy

Compelling Learning in PE

Within the PE, pupils enjoy the learning experience and are eager to challenge themselves and learn more. Pupils are provided with opportunities for new experiences. Pupils work collaboratively to develop theirs and others performance. Teamwork is evident throughout. Pupils demonstrate intrinsic motivation to improve their performance. The success, commitment and effort of pupils is celebrated. The learning experience develops and celebrates leaders and role models.

Curriculum

KS4  – OCR Level 1/Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sports Studies

At KS4, pupils are offered the opportunity to study OCR Level 1/Level 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Sports Studies.

Within the Sports Studies qualification, pupils have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity, skills development and sports leadership to their own practical performance. They will learn about contemporary issues in sport such as funding, participation, ethics and role models, and sport and the media.

KS4 – Core PE

Our KS4 Core PE curriculum is designed to inspire pupils to engage in lifelong participation of sport/physical activity. It allows pupils to develop the competence and confidence to excel and compete in a range of sports/activities. We ensure pupils understand the long-term health benefits of sport/physical activity so that pupils make informed decisions about how to develop their health and fitness.

Pupils have the opportunity to participate in Badminton, Football, Rugby, Netball, Trampolining, Cross Country Running, Basketball, Rounders (including Flat Bat Rounders), Softball, Tennis, Athletics and Cricket.

Enrichment
The faculty offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, such as Football, Netball, Rugby, Cricket, Rounders, Tennis, Cross Country, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Golf and Trampolining. We also offer enrichment in Health Related activities, such as our Fitness clubs and Pilates sessions.