Aims of Course

Description of the Course

The courses below are Option courses, leading to qualifications in the Senior Phase. All students will continue to experience Core PE in their S3 timetable.

Throughout the year the prime focus of this course will be the development of practical performance. Through the practical lessons students will explore and develop Physical, Mental, Social & Emotional Factors which influence performance.

Students will be offered two groups of activities to complete the aims of the course. All students will complete a block of swimming, whichever course they opt into, unless there is a recorded medical condition.

Games Course: Football, Badminton, Swimming, Rugby, Volleyball, Badminton, Trampolining and Fitness.Aesthetics Course: Dance, Gymnastics, Trampolining, Netball, Hockey, Swimming, Badminton, Aerobics and Boxercise.Outdoor Education Course: Outdoor Education activities will be integrated into this course, including Orienteering, Mountain Biking, Kayaking and Swimming.

There will be a one period classroom based theory lesson each week, in which students will study the key concepts discussed in the practical lessons in greater depth.

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