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14/11/17

Retweetd From Croydon Guardian

given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted https://t.co/KSpt9tdVUn

14/11/17

Purley school given 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted https://t.co/HGTJ9ZEMTP

13/11/17

Following a 'no notice' Ofsted inspection in September, we "maintain the high standards" identified in our previous 'Outstanding' inspection! https://t.co/lzIeOHR6Rs

19/10/17

Our Sixth Form Open Evening starts at 5pm. Talks and tours will be available. We hope to see you there!

17/10/17

Our Sixth Form Open Evening is on Thursday. Students will finish at the end of Period 6 rather than Period 7 that day. Letters sent home.

13/10/17

Harris Academy Purley tops the performance table for pupil progress in Croydon! https://t.co/aoNsgevg5R

12/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

New performance data puts as top performer in for pupil progress https://t.co/n9MWxLecOK

11/10/17

BBC News - ParentPay website unavailable for school meal payments https://t.co/L7hQ6uHUTl

06/10/17

The Iceland Trip has landed and is on it's way back to the Academy. ETA is 3.45pm.

06/10/17

The Iceland trip is all on board and ready to depart Keflavik Airport. However, we are slightly delayed & will update periodically. EZY8508.

05/10/17

Our final stop in - Gulfoss in all its glory... https://t.co/kgZFXaEDrs

05/10/17

An unforgettable experience at the Geysirs https://t.co/yc1BL4GzWq

05/10/17

Þingvellir National Park - waterfalls and tectonic plate movement https://t.co/M3owBv3pT9

05/10/17

Þingvellir National Park https://t.co/nm1pa1UEB3

05/10/17

Retweetd From Global Teacher Prize

On we're celebrating the amazing work teachers do every single day https://t.co/O6gbTASxzD

05/10/17

Geothermal Power https://t.co/VoBumyOEYt

05/10/17

First stop of day 3 in is Orka Natturunnar Geothermal Power Plant https://t.co/JpETNGFSAi

04/10/17

A glimpse of the northern lights from our hotel https://t.co/s8YxVdvT1o

Harris Academies
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Physical Education OLD

Year 7

Autumn 1

Boys: Table Tennis or Football

Girls: Netball or Badminton

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 1- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the factors that underpin performance and demonstrate relevant skills in Physical Activity

  1. Know the benefits and reasons why we participate in physical activity and sport, and how to prepare for physical activity

  2. To be able to perform a comprehensive warm-up

  3. Know when the core components of fitness are used in a physical activity and demonstrate in a relevant skill

HOMEWORK


Autumn 2

Boys: Basketball or Rugby

Girls: Dance or Fitness

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 1- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the factors that underpin performance and demonstrate relevant skills in Physical Activity

  1. Explain the key influences on participation and demonstrate the core components of fitness to a competent level

  2. Apply and justify a range of components of fitness to a variety of competitive/formal situations

Girls only

  • Concept 3: Analyse and evaluate the factors that underpin performance, and demonstrate relevant techniques in Physical Activity

  1. Be able to carry out a set of fitness tests, identifying the component of fitness being tested

  2. Accurately record data in either a graph or table format showing a performer’s fitness test results

Spring 1

MTP

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 2: Apply knowledge and understanding of the factors that affect performance

  1. Know the main roles available in physical activity

  2. Describe how physical can improve performance

  3. Know how the skeletal and muscular systems assist physical activity and sport

Boys only 

  • Concept 3: Analyse and evaluate the factors that underpin performance, and demonstrate relevant techniques in Physical Activity

  1. Be able to carry out a set of fitness tests, identifying the component of fitness being tested

  2. Accurately record data in either a graph or table format showing a performer’s fitness test results

HOMEWORK


Spring 2

MTP

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 2: Apply knowledge and understanding of the factors that affect performance

  1. Explain the key qualities required to make a successful coach, official and performer. Demonstrate one of these roles to a competent level

  2. Evaluate the effect of physical activity on the muscular skeletal system to a competent level

HOMEWORK


Summer 1

Boys: AthleticsCricket or Tennis

Girls: AthleticsRounders or Short tennis

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 3: Analyse and evaluate the factors that underpin performance, and demonstrate relevant techniques in Physical Activity

  1. Identify and describe a performer’s strengths and weaknesses, both through data and from watching a performance

  2. Analyse a performer’s strengths and weaknesses, with suggestions of how they may improve their performance and demonstrate a competent level of technical skill in a variety of competitive and formal situations.

  3. Analyse and evaluate a performance using both quantitative and qualitative data to a competent level.

Assessment = Federation set theory test  (30 minutes)

HOMEWORK


Summer 2

Boys: Cricket or Tennis

Girls: Rounders or Short tennis

  • Practical performance

HOMEWORK

Year 8

Autumn 1

Boys Table tennis or Football

Girls Netball or Badminton

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the factors that underpin performance and demonstrate relevant skills in Physical Activity

  1. Know the main components of fitness and identify them within an activity

  2. Demonstrate a range of isolated skills to a competent level

  3. To be able to identify the planes and axes of movement

Homework


Autumn 2

Boys Basketball or Rugby

Girls Dance or Fitness

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 1: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the factors that underpin performance and demonstrate relevant skills in Physical Activity

  1. Identify and explain the relative importance of a component of fitness required within physical activity

  2. Be able to assess the relative importance of a range of components of fitness to a physical activity and demonstrate these components to a good level in a variety of competitive/formal situations

Girls only

Concept 3: Analyse and evaluate the factors that underpin performance, and demonstrate relevant techniques in Physical Activity

  1. Using a range of fitness tests be able to identify which components of fitness an individual need to improve in

  2. Be able to interpret fitness test data, making and informed decision of a performer’s strengths and weakness with regards to fitness


Spring 1

MTP

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 2: Apply knowledge and understanding of the factors that affect performance

  1. Identify the 4 different joints in the human skeleton

  2. Know the basic structure of the skeletal and muscular system

  3. Know how muscles work in antagonistic pairs and be able to demonstrate this in a relevant skill

Boys only 

Concept 3: Analyse and evaluate the factors that underpin performance, and demonstrate relevant techniques in Physical Activity

  1. Using a range of fitness tests be able to identify which components of fitness an individual need to improve in

  2. Be able to interpret fitness test data, making and informed decision of a performer’s strengths and weakness with regards to fitness

HOMEWORK


Spring 2

MTP

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 2: Apply knowledge and understanding of the factors that affect performance

  1. Explain the roles of the 3 different muscle types, and demonstrate a range of skills within an activity to a good level

  2. Analyse how one of the joints in the body allow an athlete to carry out a skill and perform to a good level in at least one individual or team activity

HOMEWORK


Summer 1

Boys Athletics, Cricket or Tennis

Girls Athletics, Rounders or Short tennis

  • Practical performance

  • Concept 3: Analyse and evaluate the factors that underpin performance, and demonstrate relevant techniques in Physical Activity

  1. Describe the relative importance of a component of fitness within a physical activity

  2. Analyse the impact of a performer’s lifestyle choice on their performance, and demonstrate a good level of technical skill in a variety of competitive and formal situations.

  3. Analyse and evaluate a performance using both quantitative and qualitative data to a good level.

Assessment is a Federation set theory test (45 minutes)

HOMEWORK


Summer 2

Boys Cricket or Tennis

Girls Rounders or Short tennis

  1. Practical performance

HOMEWORK

Year 9 Cambridge Nationals

Autumn 1

Cambridge National in Sport  💾  DOWNLOAD MTP

  • Learning objective 1 - Individual Performer 
  • Learning objective 2 - Team performer 

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on their practical technical and tactical ability in a team/individual sport. 

 

 

Autumn 2

Cambridge National in Sport  💾  DOWNLOAD MTP

  • Learning objective 1 Individual Performer 
  • Learning objective 2 Team performer 

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on their practical technical and tactical ability in a team/individual sport. 

 

 

Spring 1

💾  DOWNLOAD MTP

  • Learning objective 3 - Officiating in a sporting activity 
  • Learning objective 4 - Apply practice methods to support improvement 

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on the rules, regulations and officiating ability in a sport. They are also assessed on their ability to create a written piece of coursework on their own strengths and weaknesses with a plan to improve performance. 

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

💾  DOWNLOAD MTP

  • Learning objective 3 - Officiating in a sporting activity 
  • Learning objective 4 - Apply practice methods to support improvement

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on the rules, regulations and officiating ability in a sport. They are also assessed on their ability to create a written piece of coursework on their own strengths and weaknesses with a plan to improve performance. 

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities R056 

  • Learning objective 1 - Know about different types of outdoor activities and their provision 

OR Sport and the media R054 

  • Learning objective 1 - Know the areas of employment within the sports industry

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed through coursework on the learning objective topics. Grades awarded depending on the level of detail and understanding shown.  

💾  HOMEWORK

 

Summer 2

Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities R056 

  • Learning objective 2 - Understand the value of participating in outdoor activities

or Sport and the media R054 

  • Learning objective 2 - Know the skills and knowledge required to work within the sports industry.

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed through coursework on the learning objective topics. Grades awarded depending on the level of detail and understanding shown.

Year 9 GCSE

Autumn 1

Applied Anatomy and Physiology (Paper 1: Fitness and Body Systems)

Assessment Focus

Knowledge and understanding on the following areas:

  • Skeletal system – functions applied to performance in physical activities and sports
  • Skeletal system – classification of bones and how function of bone type is relevant to performance in physical activities and sports
  • Skeletal system – structure of the skeletal system
  • Role of ligaments/tendons 
  • Muscular system – classification and their roles when participating in physical activity and sport
  • Characteristics and location
  • Muscular system (voluntary) – location and role 
  • Muscular system – antagonistic muscle pairs
  • Muscular system – fast and slow twitch muscle fibres and how fibre type impacts on their use in physical activities

 

 

Autumn 2

Applied Anatomy and Physiology (Paper 1: Fitness and Body Systems)

Assessment Focus

Knowledge and understanding on the following areas:

  • Cardiovascular system – function applied to performance in physical activities
  • Structure of the cardiovascular system applied to performance in physical activities
  • Cardiovascular system – arteries, capillaries and veins
  • Cardiovascular system – vascular shunting
  • Cardiovascular system – function and importance of components of blood for physical activity and sport
  • Respiratory system – composition of air 
  • Lung volumes and change in tidal volume due to physical activity and sport

 

 

Spring 1

DOWNLOAD MTP

Assessment Focus

Knowledge and understanding on the following areas:

  • Respiratory system – location of main components and the role in movement of oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the body
  • Respiratory system – structure and function of alveoli
  • Energy sources 
  • Aerobic and anaerobic exercise
  • Short term effects of exercise and the relevance of this to the player/performer

HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

DOWNLOAD MTP

Assessment Focus

  • Lever systems and their use in physical activity and sport
  • Mechanical advantage in sport and physical activity
  • Movement possibilities at joints dependent on joint classification 
  • Examples of physical activity and sporting skills and techniques that utilise these movements in different sporting contexts.   
  • Classification of joints and their impact on the range of possible movements
  • Planes and axes – generalised movement patterns

HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

Sport Psychology (Paper 2: Health and Performance)

Assessment Focus

  • Goal setting 
  • SMART targets and the value of each principle in improving and/or optimising performance
  • Classification of skills using continua
  • Forms of practice – theory and practical application
  • Forms of practice – theory and practical application
  • Types of guidance – theory and practical application
  • Types of guidance – practical application 
  • Mental preparation for performance 
  • Types of feedback
  • Sports psychology, practicing use of data

HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 2

Health, Fitness and Well-being (Paper 2: Health and Performance)

Assessment Focus

  • Physical, emotional and social health
  • Lifestyles
  • Impact of lifestyle choices
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Balanced diet and role of nutrients
  • Dietary manipulation for sport (carb-loading and hydration)
  • Optimum weight due to physical characteristics and variations according to role in physical activity

HOMEWORK

Year 10

Autumn 1

MTP

  • Learning objective 1 - Individual Performer 
  • Learning objective 2 - Team performer 

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on their practical technical and tactical ability in a team/individual sport. 

 

Autumn 2

MTP

  • Learning objective 3 - Officiating in a sporting activity 
  • Learning objective 4 - Apply practice methods to support improvement 

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on the rules, regulations and officiating ability in a sport. They are also assessed on their ability to create a written piece of coursework on their own strengths and weaknesses with a plan to improve performance. 

 

Spring 1

MTP

  • Learning objective 3 - Officiating in a sporting activity 
  • Learning objective 4 - Apply practice methods to support improvement

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on the rules, regulations and officiating ability in a sport. They are also assessed on their ability to create a written piece of coursework on their own strengths and weaknesses with a plan to improve performance. 

HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

MTP

Contemporary Issues

  • LO1- Understand the issues which affect participation in sport
  • LO2- Know about the role of sport in promoting values
  • LO3- Understand the importance of hosting major sporting events

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on their knowledge and understanding of the topics studied in preparation for the final exam. 

HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

MTP

  • Contemporary Issues
  • LO4- Know about the role of national governing bodies in sport
  • Exam preparation

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on their knowledge and understanding of the topics studied in preparation for the final exam. 

HOMEWORK

 

Summer 2

Cambridge National

  • Start Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities R056 or Sport and the media R054

Assessment Focus

Students are assessed on their ability to create a written piece of coursework on the learning objectives.

HOMEWORK

Year 11

Autumn 1

💾  1.2.1: Physical activity and your healthy mind and body

  • Practical Activities – Table tennis

Assessment Focus

Every 4 weeks students will undergo a formal theoretical assessment and end of unit practical assessment.

 

 

Autumn 2

💾  1.2.2: A healthy, active lifestyle and your cardiovascular system

  • Practical Activities – Football / Netball 

Assessment Focus

Every 4 weeks students will undergo a formal theoretical assessment and end of unit practical assessment.  Mock examination.

 

 

Spring 1

💾  DOWNLOAD MTP

  • Practical Activities – Fitness

Assessment Focus

Every 4 weeks students will undergo a formal theoretical assessment and end of unit practical assessment.

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

💾  DOWNLOAD MTP

  • Practical Activities – Moderation activities 

Assessment Focus

Every 4 weeks students will undergo a formal theoretical assessment and end of unit practical assessment.

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

💾  1.2.5: A healthy, active lifestyle and your skeletal system

Assessment Focus

Every 4 weeks students will undergo a formal theoretical assessment and end of unit practical assessment.

💾  HOMEWORK

Year 13 BTEC L3 in Sport

Autumn 1

💾  Unit 4 Fitness training and programming

💾  Unit 12 Current Issues in Sport

💾  Unit 27- Technical and Tactical skills in sport

Assessment Focus

Completion of coursework

 

 

Autumn 2

💾  Unit 4 Fitness training and programming

💾  Unit 12 Current Issues in sport

💾  Unit 27 Technical and Tactical skills in sport

Assessment Focus

Completion of coursework

 

 

Spring 1

💾  DOWNLOAD MTP

Assessment Focus

Completion of coursework

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Spring 2

💾  DOWNLOAD MTP

Assessment Focus

Completion of coursework

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 1

💾  Unit 22 Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport

💾  Unit 11 Sports Nutrition

💾  Unit 18 Sports Injuries

Assessment Focus

Completion of coursework

💾  HOMEWORK

 

 

Summer 2

💾  Unit 22 Rules, Regulations and Officiating in Sport

💾  Unit 11 Sports Nutrition

💾  Unit 18 Sports Injuries

Assessment Focus

Completion of coursework

Past Exam Papers

Books and Resources

Year 10

Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Physical Education Practice Papers Plus ISBN: 9781292213224

Revise Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Physical Education Revision Guide: (with free online edition) (REVISE Edexcel GCSE PE 09)

Contemporary Issues Exam Revision Booklet