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Sport & Nutrition

'To capture the students in their youth and instil healthy behaviours so that they continue those healthy habits into later life'


Curriculum intent and aims

We aim to do this by:

-Creating students that understand the importance of leading a healthy active life style, by providing them with the opportunity to experience a wide variety of sports and culinary experiences. 

-Developing students understanding of the principles of health and fitness and the nutritional value of food.

Physical Education

We aim to do this by:

-Creating students who develop and evaluate their performance in a variety of team and individual sports in order to achieve their personal best.

-Developing students love for physical activity so that they continue this beyond the classroom, by taking part in extra-curricular and opportunities in the local community.

-Develop the holistic child in using sport as a vehicle for challenging students to make decisions, work as a team and problem solve to manage the demands of their environment.

Nutrition

-Ensuring students have the opportunity to be involved in practical lessons which allow them to experience and experiment with a range of cooking techniques and  develop the confidence to replicate these skills independently.

-Fostering knowledgeable citizens who are aware of how to implement sustainable practices within the food industry and can lead the way on ethical habits and have the confidence to discuss these.

-Providing a rich learning experience which enables to student to understand and appreciate the wider social and cultural implications of food and the significance of culinary traditions.

Meta-concepts

The 6 meta-concepts underpinning the Physical Education curriculum are:

Health

Environment

Performance

Communication

Strategy

Physiology

The 6 meta-concepts underpinning the Nutrition curriculum are:

Characteristics

Sustainability

Psychology

Nutrition

Decision making

Physiology

The curriculum sequence and course specifications can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

Curriculum Sequence - Sport & Nutrition 

GCSE specification link:

OCR GCSE - PE

NCFE - Health and Fitness

Food Preparation & Nutrition

 

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