PE


Year 7

Year 7 PE Curriculum

  • Rugby (Boys)
  • Netball (Girls)
  • Football (Boys)
  • Hockey (Girls)
  • Badminton
  • Health-related exercise
  • Gymnastics
  • Cricket

What will your child be studying?

A broad range of physical activities to enable them to achieve the following National Curriculum aims:

  • Develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities.
  • Be physically active for sustained periods of time.
  • Engage in competitive sports and activities.
  • Lead healthy, active lives.

How will your child be assessed?

A range of assessment methods are used regularly during each 3 week block of activity, which are reported termly through Aiming High reports where your child will receive a performance level (e.g.5a) and an attitude grade (e.g. 2).

Assessment methods include:

  • Regular observation of pupils’ work and performance across all activities.
  • Performance and progress in physical literacy (fitness) assessments.
  • Peer assessment and self-assessment tasks to improve work.

How can you help your child?

  • Encourage your child to participate in one or more sports as part of Richmond School’s extensive extra-curricular sports programme.
  • Encourage your child to be active outside of school by takng part in regular recreational exercise or playing sport for a local community sports club.
  • Watch sport with your child (live performances or on the TV) and discuss sport and health topics with your child.

Supportive resources and websites

BBC Sport

Sky Sports

Change 4 Life

Sport England

Year 8

Year 8 PE Curriculum

  • Rugby (Boys)
  • Netball (Girls)
  • Football (Boys)
  • Hockey (Girls)
  • Basketball(Boys)
  • Tag Rugby(Girls)
  • Badminton
  • Health-related exercise
  • Gymnastics
  • Cricket
  • Athletics

What will your child be studying?

Your child will:

  • Build on the basic skills from Year 7 and develop more complex techniques within each activity.
  • Develop tactics and strategies to outwit opponents.
  • Compete in physical challenges and improve personal bests.
  • Analyse and improve their performance.
  • Develop team work and problem solving skills.
  • Develop their knowledge and understanding of a healthy, active lifestyle.

How will your child be assessed?

A range of assessment methods are used regularly during each 3 week block of activity and are reported each term through Aiming High reports where your child will receive a performance level (e.g.5a) and an attitude grade (e.g. 2). Assessment methods include:

  • Regular observation of pupils’ work and performance across all activities.
  • Performance and progress in physical literacy (fitness) assessments.
  • Peer assessment and self-assessment tasks to improve work.

How can you help your child?

  • Encourage your child to participate in one or more sports as part of Richmond School’s extensive extra-curricular sports programme.
  • Encourage your child to be active outside of school by taking part in regular recreational exercise or playing sport for a local community sports club.
  • Watch sport with your child (live performances or on the TV) and discuss sport and health topics with your child.

Supportive resources and websites

BBC Sport

Sky Sports

Change 4 Life

Sport England