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S2 Physical Education Course Plan 18/19

 

Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’Activity
Sequential Thinking

  • Plans, performs and reviews a series of actions to address movement challenges, for example, triple jump.

Flexibility

  • Performs a range of effective, dynamic movements specific to physical activities.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in physical activities to support successful performance.

Cue Recognition

  • Prioritises the order in which cues are responded to e.g. Starting pistol/whistle

 

Athletics

Pupils will learn how to perform a range of skills within many athletics events from Track and Field.

Pupils will work generally as an individual when competing however when developing skills peer work is used frequently.

By the end of the block all pupils will select their top events and enter Sports Day Heats.  Those who qualify from the Heats will compete at Sports Day for their House.

Respect and Tolerance

  • Accommodates a variety of abilities and needs as part of an inclusive ethos, showing mutual respect.

Communication

  • Demonstrates understanding and applies a wide range of verbal and non-verbal communication skills for a successful outcome, for example, a winning performance in doubles table tennis.
Summer Games

Pupils will participate in many team activities that are not generally taught throughout the year.

These include:

  • Softball
  • Capture the flag
  • Rounders

 

Stamina

  • Takes responsibility for sustaining moderate to vigorous physical activity that provides challenge.
  • Measures heart rate, pays attention to breathing rate and ability to talk, in order to monitor body’s reaction to physical activity.
  • Demonstrates stamina in physical activity to support successful performance.

Confidence and Self Esteem

  • Self-assesses and acts as a peer assessor to provide constructive feedback to modify/enhance performance.
  • Takes the initiative to celebrate, value and build on achievements as part of the learning journey.

Focus and Concentration

  • Switches concentration from one task to another fluently by filtering out distractions.
Swimming

Pupils will be working to enhance their swimming ability as well as their general fitness over the course of this block.

A number of strokes will be developed or enhanced based on pupils prior swimming experience.

Pupils will also get to experience waterpolo throughout this block.

Speed

  • Demonstrates speed in physical activities for successful performance.
  • Demonstrates the use of speed (with body parts and/or equipment) with precision and control, for example, performing Strip the Willow

Rhythm & Timing

  • Performs actions that involve a smooth transition from one phase to another, for example, dance sequence; jump, clap, slide and pause.

Focus  & Concentration

  • Switches concentration from one task to another fluently by filtering out distractions.
Social Dance

Everyone’s favourite time of the year.

All S1-6 will be participating in Social Dance where they will learn a wide range of Scottish Dances from the traditional Gay Gordons to a school favourite the Patty Cake Polka.

Lessons will include a mix of traditional and more modern music to really get the pupils thinking about their movements and timing with music.

Stamina

  • Takes responsibility for sustaining moderate to vigorous physical activity that provides challenge.
  • Measures heart rate, pays attention to breathing rate and ability to talk, in order to monitor body’s reaction to physical activity.
  • Creates, implements and monitors personal goals to improve stamina.

Speed

  • Creates, implements and monitors personal goals to improve speed.
  • Demonstrates speed in physical activities for successful performance.

Core Stability and Strength

  • Creates, implements and monitors personal goals to improve core stability and strength.
  • Demonstrates core stability and strength in physical activities for successful performance.

Flexibility

  • Explains the benefits associated with flexibility to everyday life.
  • Creates, implements and monitors personal goals to improve flexibility.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in physical activities to support successful performance.
Fitness

Within the fitness lessons pupils will discover a range of different types of fitness and participate in a wide range of different exercises which they can undertake out with school.

Pupils will be working individually and within a small group to complete tasks throughout this block.

Pupils will also experience cross country during this block of activity.

Communication

  • Demonstrates understanding of a range of verbal and non-verbal communication skills and applies them appropriately and confidently in practice and performance environments, for example, role of umpire/referee.

Multi Processing

  • Interprets information quickly in pressured situations.

Stability & Core Strength

  • Demonstrates the use of balance, postural control and the links to core stability.
  • Demonstrates the use of force (with body parts and/or equipment) with precision and control, for example, absorbing force when tackling an opponent in rugby.
Rugby

Pupils will learn how to perform a range of skills which are required to be an effective performer through Rugby.

Physical Skills that will be focused on are:

  • Passing
  • Tacking

Lessons will involve a range of activities which will see pupils compete in small sided games as well as working with peers to enhance their skill level and understanding of the game.

Pupils will also take on a range of roles within lessons to enhance their communication skills.

Core Strength & Stability

  • Demonstrates the use of balance, postural control and the links to core stability.
  • Demonstrates core stability and strength in physical activities for successful performance.

Sequential Thinking

  • Plans, performs and reviews a series of actions to address movement challenges, for example, linking skills together fluently.

Coordination & Fluency

  • Performs a fluent sequence of movements with confidence.
  • Demonstrates efficient movement that leads to successful outcomes.
  • Evaluates the key elements of movement that lead to a quality performance.
Gymnastics

Gymnastics in S2 will build on the pupils S1 experience.

Further development will occur to enhance pupils’ skills and apparatus will continue to be utilised.

Focus will turn to vaulting towards the end of this block and creating routines which involve the vault.

Motivation

  • •         Is self-motivated and demonstrates self-direction and positive effort in practice and performance environments.
  • •         Shows an understanding that we play a role in encouraging others.

Multi Processing

  • Interprets information quickly in pressured situations.

Gross & Fine Motor Skills

  • Performs specialised movement skills/techniques with precision
  • Uses eye/hand and eye/foot coordination as part of skilful performance.
Volleyball

Pupils will learn how to perform a range of skills which are required to be an effective performer through Volleyball.

Physical Skills that will be focused on are:

  • Volley
  • Dig
  • Underarm Serve

Lessons will involve a range of activities which will see pupils compete in small sided games as well as working with peers to enhance their skill level and understanding of the game.

Pupils will also take on a range of roles within lessons to enhance their communication skills.

Speed

  • Moves at different speeds and changes direction quickly with precision.
  • Demonstrates speed in physical activities for successful performance.

Prioritising

  • Demonstrates and applies ‘what’s next?’ consistently as a key element of successful performance.

Responsibility & Leadership

  • Takes responsibility for learning, independently and/or with others.
  • Demonstrates self-control for successful and enjoyable performance.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the strengths of individuals/group to justify appropriate roles and tactics to maximise success.
Basketball

Pupils will learn how to perform a range of skills which are required to be an effective performer through Basketball.

 

Physical Skills that will be focused on are:

  • Passing
  • Dribbling
  • Shooting

Lessons will involve a range of activities which will see pupils compete in small sided games as well as working with peers to enhance their skill level and understanding of the game.

Pupils will also take on a range of roles within lessons to enhance their communication skills.