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Gumley House School FCJ

Physical Education (PE): Curriculum Overview (Year 7)

The outline below in an indication of the syllabus taught in Year 7.  Please note that this should be read in conjunction with the Homework Policy which can be found on page 19 of the Handbook for Parents and Students which is distributed at the beginning of each year.

Year 7:

How is PE taught?
PE is taught in two bands: 'X' (Houses CFJ) and 'Y' (Houses MRT).
Lessons are taught in tutor groups.
Topics covered:
Students study the following physical activities:
Autumn/Spring terms:  Gymnastics, Dance, Netball, Hockey, Football and Fitness.
Summer term:   Athletics, Cricket and Tennis.
Students will:
  • Understand the need to warm up before taking part in physical activity.
  • Practise and Perform a range of basic skills related to each sport.
  • Learn associated rules and understand simple tactics of each sport.
  • Begin to evaluate their own work and that of others.
Students will be assessed through:
  • Practical performance.
  • Knowledge and understanding of rules/tactics.
  • Ability to plan sequences.
  • Ability to evaluate own and others performance.
Types of homework:
  • Students may be asked to research certain subject areas.
  • Students are encouraged to practise practical activities at home and leisure time.
Books/Resources/Web Page references:
Indoor activities – Black shorts, white T-shirts.
Outdoor activities –Black shorts, T-shirt, trainers.
Optional – Black tracksuit bottoms, Yellow sweatshirts, dance shoes.
All students are encouraged to participate in extra curricular activities. Some students will be given the opportunity to represent Gumley at school/borough/county level.  Some students will be given the opportunity to be involved in the London Youth Games for their borough.

To view the PE curriculum overview for other year groups, please click the respective year group.

Year 8               Year 9
Year 10            Year 11
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