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Sports

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Introduction

Welcome to the Physical Education Department at Hodge Hill College. PE is a key subject in any school and one that inspires individuals to achieve the best that they can be on a daily basis and Hodge Hill College is no different. We feel that we stimulate pupil interest in PE and encourage them to enjoy healthy lifestyles on a daily basis as well as promoting awareness of the importance of being physically active. We try and allow pupils to develop a range of desirable personal qualities such as; safety awareness, politeness, perseverance, concern for others, initiative and independence. As well as this we engage pupil’s self-esteem through the development of physical confidence.

 

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KS3 PE

The P.E curriculum at Hodge Hill College offers students a wide range of activities to take part in during curriculum time. We aim to deliver high quality Physical Education and allow pupils to develop a healthy mind as well as being confident young leaders amongst their peers.

We have developed an excellent partnership with the Rugby Football Union and Wasps Rugby to deliver rugby lessons in school with qualified and experienced coaches. We also offer a range of other activities which include: Football, Basketball, Cricket, Tchoukball, Handball, Netball, Dance, Fitness, Table Tennis and Multi Skills.

 

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KS4 BTEC

Exam board

Edexcel

Examined by

Three coursework folders which 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 (On-line exam)

Unit 2 – Practical Sports Performance

       Unit 3 – Applying the Principles of Personal Training (Synoptic)

Unit 4 – The Sports Performer in Action

 

 


At KS4, students complete the BTEC Level 2 First Award in Sport. This qualification is completed over two years in Year 10 and 11. 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.

 

 

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Support

At Hodge Hill College, students are provided with a number of different extra-curricular opportunities. We regularly enter teams for competitive games in football, rugby, basketball, badminton, table tennis and cricket (both indoor and outdoor). There are a number of lunchtime and after school clubs for students to participate in, which are led by both teachers and sports leaders within the student population. We run regular leadership courses to help develop the skills and confidence of our students to help run sessions, and we organise regular trips to sporting events. These events include professional football, rugby and cricket games, in addition to the All England Badminton Championships.