Physical Education – Year 10 GCSE

Sept – Oct

1.2.5 – A Healthy & Active Lifestyle & Your Skeletal System

Work Details

  1. The make-up of the Skeleton (bone types, joints, vertebrae)
  2. How the Skeletal System works (range of movement, functions)
  3. A Healthy, Active Lifestyle & the Skeletal System (diet, exercise, injuries)

End of Unit Test before half term

Nov- Dec

1.2.4 – A Healthy & Active Lifestyle & Your Muscular System

Work Details

  1. The make-up of the Muscular System (muscle types, posture, fibres)
  2. How the Muscular System works (antagonistic pairs, contractions)
  3. A Healthy, Active Lifestyle & the Muscular System (diet, drugs, exercise, injuries)

End of Unit Test before Christmas

Jan – Feb

1.2.2 – A Healthy & Active Lifestyle & Your Cardio-Vascular System

Work Details

  1. Parts & Function of the Circulatory System (heart, blood vessels)
  2. How the Cardiovascular System works (HR/SV/Q, blood, blood pressure)
  3. A Healthy, Active Lifestyle & the Cardiovascular System (diet, exercise, drugs, illnesses)

End of Unit Test before half term

Feb – Mar

1.2.3 – A Healthy & ActivPpe Lifestyle & Your Respiratory System

Work Details

  1. Parts & Function of the Respiratory System (lungs, air passages)
  2. How the Respiratory System works (mechanics of breathing, aerobic/anaerobic exercise, composition of air)
  3. A Healthy, Active Lifestyle & the Respiratory System (diet, exercise, drugs, illnesses)

End of Unit Test before Easter

Apr – May

1.1.1 – Healthy, Active Lifestyles & How They Could Benefit You

Work Details

  1. What constitutes a healthy, active lifestyle (reasons for taking part)
  2. The benefits of participating in physical activity (social/mental/physical)
  3. Physical activity relieving stress & tension (chemical releases, confidence)
  4. How physical activity stimulates the individual (cooperation, competition, physical challenge, aesthetic appreciation, social mixing)

May – Jul

1.1.2a – Influences On Your Healthy, Active Lifestyle

Work Details

  1. Cultural Influences (Age, Disability, Gender, Race)
  2. Health & Well-Being Influences (physical benefits)
  3. Image Influences (media coverage, fashion)
  4. Influential People (Family, Peers, Role Models)
  5. Resources Influences (resources available, access, location, time)
  6. Socio-Economic Influences (status, cost)

1.1.2b – Influences On Your Healthy, Active Lifestyle

Work Details

  1. Opportunities to be involved in physical activity in a variety of roles (performer, coaching, official, volunteer, sports leader)
  2. The Sports Participation Pyramid (Elite, Performance, Participation, Foundation levels)
  3. Initiatives providing opportunities for involvement in physical activity (PESSCL, School Sports Partnerships, Sport England, Local Facilities, Centres of Excellence, National Sports Centres, Youth Sport Trust)

End of Unit Test before half term

Jun – Jul

1.1.3 – Exercise & Fitness As Part Of Your Healthy, Active Lifestyle

  1. An explanation of the terms health, fitness & exercise (health, fitness, exercise)
  2. The relationship between health, fitness and exercise and how they impact on performance (effects of lack of exercise)
  3. Components of health-related exercise (Cardiovascular Endurance, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, Body Composition, Flexibility)
  4. Components of skill-related fitness (agility, balance, speed, power, reaction times, coordination)

Assessment in form of PEP