The vision of the OIAM PE department is to offer the opportunity to build upon existing skills, knowledge and understanding in a supportive environment within a variety of sporting activities. The curriculum encourages all students to participate in sports for the benefit of their physical, mental health and wellbeing. It aims to provide a wide variety a activities to engage all students. Throughout the curriculum students will learn to work effectively as part of a team, collaborating with others to achieve shared goals, which can help to strengthen their relationships with peers and enhance their self-esteem. Whilst also encouraging them to develop a sense of responsibility for their own efforts and performance.
KS3 Curriculum Overview
Students will use a range of tactics and strategies to overcome opponents in direct competition through team and individual games. They will develop their technique and improve performance in a range of competitive sports and activities.
- Health Related Fitness
- Table Tennis
KS4 Core PE (non – examined)
To improve health and wellbeing during activity. The course aims to encourage students to pursue active and healthy lifestyles. The emphasis in KS4 is on participation and enjoyment to promote a prolonged interest in sport and physical activity.
- Swimming / Water Polo
KS4 Option Choice
OCR Cambridge National Level 1/2 Sports Science
- Unit R042 – Principles of Training (internally assessed assignments)
- Unit R054 – Sports Nutrition (internally assessed assignments)
- Unit R041 – Reducing the risk of sports injuries (externally assessed examination)
- Unit R043 – The Body’s Response to Physical Activity (internally assessed assignments)