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Langdon Academy

Langdon Academy: An all through education for ages 3-16

Executive Principal
Dr Dayo Olukoshi OBE
Principal
Mr Jamie Brooks

PE DEPARTMENT

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN

Year 7

In Year 7 students follow a curriculum which involves theory and practical content. They begin with gaining a knowledge on identifying the human bones and muscles groups through practical delivery. As well as this, students complete a 6-week training programme focused on improving two components of fitness. This process allows pupils to enhance their practical competence, especially with understanding how exercise affects their heart rate. Practically students will complete a wide range of sporting activities which include; invasion games, OOA, Table Tennis and Health and Fitness. In addition, students are given a PE booklet, which contains key terms and definitions to further enhance their learning.

Year 8

In Year 8 students follow a curriculum which develops their theoretical and practical knowledge even further. They focus on the movement possible at joints and how antagonistic muscles pairs work to create movement especially in sport. As well as this, students complete a 6-week training programme focused on improving two components of fitness. Pupils will also learn how working within their aerobic training zone will impact their overall fitness levels. Students will also gain a wide breadth of knowledge on how macronutrients and micronutrients impact performance. Practically students will also complete a wide range of sporting activities which include; invasion games, OOA, Athletics, and Health and Fitness. In addition, students are also given a PE booklet which contains key terms and definitions to further enhance their learning.

Year 9

In Year 9 students are introduced to more GCSE content to further develop their theoretical and practical knowledge. They begin to develop their knowledge on how a sedentary lifestyle contributes to health risks. They gain an in depth understanding of the principles and methods of training. As well as this, students now plan their 6-week training programme focused on improving two components of fitness. Students will also gain a greater insight into dietary manipulation. Practically students will also complete a wide range of sporting activities linked directly to the GCSE practical sports qualification.

HOW WILL THEY BE ASSESSED

Year 7

Students are assessed practically consistently throughout their lessons. As well as this, students do regular end-of-term assessments throughout the year. They do three theoretical examinations in class, primarily focusing on the biology side of physical education. Students are encouraged to reflect on their assessments and think about what they need to do to improve and progress further.

Year 8

Students are assessed practically consistently throughout their lessons. As well as this, students do regular end-of-term assessments throughout the year. They do three theoretical examinations in class, primarily focusing on the biology side of physical education. Students are encouraged to reflect on their assessments and think about what they need to do to improve and progress further.

Year 9

Students are assessed practically consistently throughout their lessons. As well as this, students do regular end-of-term assessments throughout the year. They do three theoretical examinations in class, primarily focusing on the biology side of physical education. Students are encouraged to reflect on their assessments and think about what they need to do to improve and progress further.

HOME LEARNING

Year 7

For each term, students are given a booklet which contains bedrock key terms and definitions. Pupils are also given a personal exercise programme booklet which contains homework tasks, and finally, they are also given practical homework linked to the teaching points of the sporting activity that they are covering each term.

Year 8

For each term, students are given a booklet which contains bedrock key terms and definitions. Pupils are also given a personal exercise programme booklet which contains homework tasks, and finally, they are also given practical homework linked to the teaching points of the sporting activity that they are covering each term.

Year 9

For each term, students are given a booklet which contains bedrock key terms and definitions. Pupils are also given a personal exercise programme booklet which contains homework tasks, and finally, they are also given practical homework linked to the teaching points of the sporting activity that they are covering each term.

HOW PARENTS CAN SUPPORT THEIR CHILD

Parents can best support their child by helping them with their homework and encouraging them to get involved with extra-curricular activities during lunch time and after school. Your child would also benefit from watching these clips, in order to be inspired and encouraged to get more involved in sport;

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/z8hkj6f/resources/1

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Lunch time clubs

After school clubs

Sporting Club links