Throughout key stage 3, students will have the opportunity to learn new skills and sports. Students will be encouraged to become more competent, confident and expert in their sporting technique across a broad range of sports.
Students are assessed on a scale of 1-9 in 4 categories; the range of skill demonstrated, the quality of the skills demonstrated, their physical attributes in the sport and their decision making in a game situation.
Students will be taught a variety of skills in various sports from hockey and netball to gymnastics and table tennis. Students also take part in health-related fitness, which incorporates some of the theoretical elements of the subject. Students may also have the opportunity to lead in lessons and take on other roles such as a coach and umpire.
Sports taught in key stage 3 physical education are: netball, hockey, football, tag rugby, rounders, tennis, badminton, gymnastics, health-related fitness and athletics.