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St Albans Girls' School

Core PE

The Department

Curriculum Leader: Mrs K Poole

What will be studied?

Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
Athletics Athletics Athletics
Cricket Cricket Badminton
Dance Dance Basketball
Football Football Cricket
Gymnastics Gymnastics Dance
Indoor Athletics Health Related Fitness Gymnastics
Netball Hockey Healthy Active Lifestyles
Rounders Netball Volleyball
Rugby Rounders Rounders
Swimming Rugby Swimming
Tennis Swimming Tennis
YOUR Leader Tennis Trampolining

How will they be assessed?

Students have a section in their planners which will need to be completed for each sport. They will be assessed on four areas for each sport:-

  • Developing skills
  • Decision Making
  • Physical and Mental attributes
  • Evaluating and improving

What support will be needed?

  • Encourage students to attend extra-curricular clubs.
  • Ensure the correct kit for all lessons.

What will be studied?

Continued Physical Education during Key Stage 4 is essential to develop both physical fitness but also mental wellbeing and team work. It gives students the opportunity to experience new sports and activities to encourage lifelong participation beyond St Albans Girls’ School.

Year 10 Year 11
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Conditioning
  • Exercise to music
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Adventure Activities
  • Rounders
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Trampolining
  • Ultimate frisbee
  • Volleyball

Opportunity to study Sports Leaders Level 1

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Conditioning
  • Exercise to music
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Adventure Activities
  • Rounders
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Trampolining
  • Ultimate frisbee
  • Volleyball

Learning Methods

All students continue to study core PE for three hours per fortnight.