Wightwick Hall School

A Business & Enterprise College

Developing Life Skills through Ethical Business Education

Tinacre Hill, Compton,
Wolverhampton, WV6 8DA
Tel: 01902 761889 or 761658
Fax: 01902 765080
Email:
officeØwightwickhall.staffs.sch.uk
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Welcome to the PE Department

Physical Education at Wightwick makes a significant contribution to children's emotional, intellectual and personal development particularly their self– esteem. Whilst some children are quite timid and struggle in the classroom, PE helps them to unite with their peers and gives them a sense of being. It is an escape from the classroom and somewhere for them to excel.

The work we do in PE allows children to enjoy different physical activities.

PE teaches the importance of looking after their own body. By taking part in various team games and outdoor activities they will be presented with intellectual and physical challenges. They will be encouraged to work in a team, building on trust and developing skills to solve problems. This will encourage British values in mutual respect and toleration of each other’s different needs. Taking part in competitive sports and activities shows them the need for rules, and ultimately laws, as a framework in which to work.

The development of all the above skills is an integral part of our physical education and development of mutual respect and tolerance of each other within a sporting environment.

The schemes of work are taken from the ‘Natural Programme of Study' for Key Stages 3,4 and 5 alongside the relevant attainment targets.

Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9)

The Key processes and essential skills in physical education that our pupils need to experience in order to make progress at Wightwick are: develop skills in physical activity; make and apply decisions; develop physical and mental capacity; evaluate and improve their own performances and make informed choices about healthy active lifestyles. In certain instances these need to be modified to take into consideration the special needs of our children at Wightwick Hall.

Key Stage 3 pupils are taught in year groups and have a minimum of 2 hours PE per week. Students progress is reported to parents twice a year. Progress is recorded and monitored by using the BSquared assessment tool.

Additional competition with other schools is organised within the framework of the WMSSSA. Events such as cross country, swimming galas, basket ball tournaments, 5 a side football, high fives, athletics, rounders, sailing and orienteering are organised throughout the school year. In addition fun events are organised in multi-skills activities to encourage all pupils to participate.

Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11)

The activities taught in Key Stage 4 build upon the knowledge and skills developed within key stage 3. The key processes and essential skills are the same as Key Stage 3. There is the additional opportunities to participate in a sports leader qualification for those pupils who wish to.

Key Stage 4 students are taught in year groups with a minimum of two hours PE per week where possible. Additional lunch hour time is accessible through different clubs held throughout the year. Students progress is reported to parents twice a year. Progress is recorded and monitored by using the BSquared assessment tool.

Year 7/8 Autumn 1

Cross country
Football skills
Competitions vs other Special Schools

Spring 1

Trampolining
Swimming
Badminton

Summer 1

Rounders & tournament
Athletics - field and track
Outdoor pursuits week

Autumn 2

Basketball
Swimming / Galas
Football coaching

Spring 2

Hockey
Fitness training

Summer 2

Cricket & tournament
Athletics - field and track
Sports day

Year 9 Autumn 1

Cross country
Football

Spring 1

Trampolining
Swimming
Badminton

Summer 1

Rounders & tournament
Athletics - field and track
Outdoor pursuits week

Autumn 2

Basketball
Swimming
Football

Spring 2

Hockey
Fitness training

Summer 2

Cricket & tournament
Athletics - field and track
Sports day