The Broughton Hall PE Department consists of Ms Kirkham, Miss Park and Miss Murdoch and is led by Ms Crummey. The Department is also assisted by Mrs Ellams and Mrs Bromilow from the Expressive Arts Department. We offer a varied and inclusive curriculum enabling all of our students to partake in over 20 different activities.
 
PE offers opportunities for pupils to:

Become skilful and intelligent performers;

Acquire and develop skills, performing with increasing physical competence and confidence, in a range of physical activities and contexts;

Learn how to select and apply skills, tactics and compositional ideas to suit activities that need different approaches and ways of thinking;

Develop their ideas in a creative way;

Set targets for themselves and compete against others, individually and as team members;

Understand what it takes to persevere, succeed and acknowledge others' success;

Take the initiative, lead activity and focus on improving aspects of their own performance;

Develop their understanding of the different roles in PE, experiencing umpiring, coaching and sports leadership.

Discover their own aptitudes and preferences for different activities;

Make informed decisions about the importance of exercise in their lives preparing them to be lifelong participators.
 
One field with a football pitch, a 200m track and two Rounder’s pitches marked.

Two outdoor yards providing three netball courts.

A sports hall providing four badminton courts.

We have a vast amount of sports equipment enabling us to teach over 20 activities.
 
Year 7
During year 7 pupils will be introduced to a wide variety of sports and activities. They will begin to learn the necessary skills and techniques, and will learn how to apply them in each of the different activities. They will start to understand what makes an effective performance and how to apply these principles to their own and others' work. They will learn to take the initiative and make decisions for themselves about what to do to improve performance. They will be introduced to the role of ‘performer’ and other roles such as ‘leader’ and ‘official’.
 
Year 8
During year 8, pupils will become more expert in their skills and techniques, and learn how to apply them in a range of familiar and different activities. They become more effective in understanding what makes an effective performance and will be to apply these principles to their own and others' work with more accuracy. They will become more effective at taking the initiative and make decisions for themselves about what to do to improve performance. They will become more proficient in the roles of ‘performer’, ‘leader’ and ‘official’.

Year 9
Year 9 pupils will receive 2 PE lessons each week throughout the year, unless they do a second language in which case they will receive just one. Pupils on two lessons will cover 12 areas of activity in curriculum time each year, pupils on one lesson will cover six.

Students in Year 9 start to identify the types of activity they prefer and make choices to cover those units. They will be expected to take on a variety of roles, such as performer, leader and official, and will be assessed on how well they fulfil those roles.
 
Core PE

Each students receives one Lesson per week of core PE.

Pupils will select a programme of activities involving a variety of games, dance and fitness.

Pupils will be given the opportunity to take leadership awards.

No examination. Continuous assessment

Students have the option to study GCSE PE in additional to Core PE at Key Stage 4.

 
GCSE PE
Year 10 - Three lessons per week 1 practical / 2 theory
Year 11 – Two lessons per week 1 practical / 1 theory
Practical - Pupils will be coached and assessed in Netball, Badminton, Rounders and fitness.
Pupils can also be assessed in other sports outside of school hours.
Theory - Pupils will study the physiology of the body systems and how to make them work more efficiently, diet and nutrition, somatotyping, health and fitness

48% practical controlled assessment / 40% theory exam/ 12% analysis of performance
 
Netball assessment Dec 2013
Badminton assessment April 2014
Rounders assessment June 2014
Written end of year exam June 2014

Pupils can support their practical work by attending extra-curricular clubs provided for netball, hockey and rounders. Pupils should also consider joining sports clubs outside of school to gain extra practice.
Pupils will be given the opportunity to take “Young Leaders” awards.

 
Winter
Monday - 3:10-4:30 - Cross Country
Tuesday – 3:10-4:30 – Netball
Wednesday – 3:10-4:30 – Football
Thursday 12:25 – 1:00pm Badminton
Thursday 3:10-4:30 – Hockey
Friday 3:10-4:30 -Cross Country

Summer
Monday 3:10 - 4:30 – Cross Country
Tuesday 3:10 - 4:30 – Athletics
Thursday 12:25 – 1:00pm - Tennis
Thursday 3:10 - 4:30 – Rounders
Friday 3:10 - 4:30 - Cross Country