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Physical Education

Key Stage 5

What can students do to develop their skills in this subject area?

  • Use the internet to research topic areas especially sport in society and technology in sport.
  • Visit sports museums to recognise how sports have developed over time.
  • Watching live games to develop knowledge of game play as well as rules and regulations.
  • Watch the news and follow political issues related to sport and International events.
  • Keep up to date with sporting performances and sports people to ensure that knowledge is up to date; this will allow the comparison between their own performance and elite performance to be easier (coursework).
  • Compete at the highest standard possible and record performances so that these can be analysed.
  • Get involved in community sport in a performance/leadership/coaching/officiating capacity.
  • Use sites on the internet to observe different fitness testing procedures.

What websites could students visit to support the curriculum?


How can parents/carers help and what can be done at home?

  • Visit sports museums with your son or daughter.
  • Go to the theatre to watch shows (dance).
  • Encourage your son or daughter to attend extra-curricular activities to both perform and support others.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to attend community sports clubs.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to represent district/ county/ national competitions and teams.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to complete further reading in the topic areas covered using the internet.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to read sports pages of local and national newspapers.
  • Encourage your son or daughter to watch sport on television especially international events such as the Olympics.

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