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Physical Education & Sport

At Hodge Hill College pupils receive a high-quality Physical Education curriculum that inspires all pupils to succeed and excel in competitive sport and other physically demanding activities. It provides opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way that supports their health and fitness. There are opportunities for pupils to compete in sport and other activities which build character and helps embed values such as fairness and respect.

Our curriculum aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • Develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
  • Are physically active for sustained periods of time
  • Engage in competitive sports and activities
  • Lead healthy active lives

 

Five Year Plan

Key Stage Four

BTEC Sport
Exam board Edexcel
Examined by 3 coursework folders that are internally assessed and one on-screen exam which is externally marked and can be retaken.
Key topics taught
  • Unit 1 – Fitness for Sport and Exercise (Online exam)
  • Unit 2 – Practical Sports Performance
  • Unit 3 – Applying the Principles of Personal Training (Synoptic)
  • Unit 4 – The Sports Performer in Action

At Key Stage Four, students complete the BTEC Level 2 First Award in Sport.  Students complete a mixture of classroom and practical sessions to understand and apply the theoretical underpinnings of the course and apply the required knowledge, through either coursework or during an online exam. Students are supported on this course through regular homework and research tasks in addition to focused revision leading up to the online exam.