KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 Physical Education
Term 1Theory: 3.1.1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology 3.1.1.1 - Musculoskeletal system 3.1.2 - Movement Analysis   
3.1.1.1 - Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the key body systems and how they impact on health, fitness and performance in physical activity and sport 3.1.2. - Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of movement and their effect on performance in physical activity and sport.
Assessment: Theory: students will complete a 50 minute (55 mark) question paper on the musculoskeletal system & levers and planes. This will follow a similar structure to a GCSE paper, involving multiple choice, short answer and longer answer questions. Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Theory: 3.1.1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology 3.1.1.2 The structure and functions of the cardio-respiratory system   
3.1.1.2 The structure and functions of the cardio-respiratory system Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the key body systems and how they impact on health, fitness and performance in physical activity and sport.
Assessment: Theory: students will complete a 50 minute (55 mark) question paper on the musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory systems, as well as levers and planes. This will follow a similar structure to a GCSE paper, involving multiple choice, short answer and longer answer questions. Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Theory: 3.1.3 Physical Training 3.1.1.3 Aerobic and Anaerobic 3.1.1.4 Short and long term effects of exercise  
3.1.1.3 Aerobic and Anaerobic 3.1.1.4 Short and long term effects of exercise Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the key body systems and how they impact on health, fitness and performance in physical activity and sport.
Assessment: Theory: students will complete a 50 minute (55 mark) question paper on 3.1.1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology which they have studied over the last 3 terms. This will follow a similar structure to a GCSE paper, involving multiple choice, short answer and longer answer questions. . Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Theory: 3.1.3 Physical Training 3.1.3.1 – The relationship between health and fitness and the role that exercise plays in both 3.1.3.2 - The components of fitness, benefits for sport and how fitness is measured and improved  
Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the principles of training and different training methods in order to plan, carry out, monitor and evaluate personal exercise and training programmes.
Assessment: Theory: students will complete a 50 minute (55 mark) question paper on all topics studied in the 3.1.3 Physical Training unit of work and questions from 3.1.1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology which they have previously studied. This will follow a similar structure to a GCSE paper, involving multiple choice, short answer and longer answer questions. Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Theory: 3.1.3 Physical Training 3.1.3.3 - The principles of training and their application to personal exercise/training programmes 3.1.3.4 How to optimise training and prevent injury 3.1.3.5 Effective use of warm up and cool down   
Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the principles of training and different training methods in order to plan, carry out, monitor and evaluate personal exercise and training programmes.
Assessment: Theory: students will complete a 75 minute (78 mark) mock GCSE paper (exam paper 1). This will involve all topics covered throughout the year from 3.1.1 Applied Anatomy and Physiology, 3.1.2 Movement Analysis and 3.1.3 Physical Training. This will follow a similar structure to a GCSE paper, involving multiple choice, short answer and longer answer questions. Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Theory: 3.2.1 Sports Psychology  
Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the psychological factors that can affect performers in physical activity and sport.
Assessment: Theory: students will complete a 50 minute (55 mark) question paper on the 3.2.1 Sports Psychology unit of work. This will follow a similar structure to a GCSE paper, involving multiple choice, short answer and longer answer questions. Key Words and Terms
 

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