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Mrs Chambers
Mrs Chambers

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Mr Maitland
Mr Maitland

 

Mr Connelly
Mr Connelly

 

Mrs Smith
Mrs Smith

 

Mr MacKenzie
Mr MacKenzie

 

Mrs Wightman
Mrs Wightman

 

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Broad General Education

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All About Subjects
National 4

The National 4 course revolves around two units of work. One looks at the 'Factors Impacting on Performance' and the second examines 'Performance Skills'. It is a mixture of theory and practice where you will have an opportunity to put into practice the ideas you will find out about. [more ...]

Pupil Work
National 5

This course is a mixture of theory and practical, where course members will have an opportunity to put into practice the ideas and concepts they find out about in class. 4 Physical activities will be covered and members will be examined in two of them. [more ...]

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Higher

This course takes the ideas, theory and practice acquired in the National 5 course to the next higher level. Three activities will be studied in depth and will be examined in two of them. [more ...]

Extra Curricular Activities

"You don't stop playing because you grow old: you grow old because you stop playing!" Anonymous

Extra Curricular activities
Netball Club

Organised by S Still. Tuesday lunchtime, Tuesday and Thursday after school

Activities
Badminton

Organised by L Connelly. Monday, Tuesday and Friday lunchtimes

Additional Activities
Basketball

Organised by E Peters. Wednesday lunchtimes and after school on Fridays.

Additional Activities
Trampolining

Organised by E Dornan. Mondays and Thursdays after school

Additional Activities
Girls Rugby

Organised by K Docherty. Mondays after School

Additional Activities
Supported Study

Organised by PE staff. Mondays after School

Extra Curricular activities
Dance

Organised by Active Schools. Tuesdays after School.

Activities
Girls Football

Organised by Active Schools. Tuesdays after School

Additional Activities
Boys Rugby

Organised by L Connelly. Wednesdays after school

Additional Activities
Boys Football

Organised by Active Schools. Wednesdays after School.

Additional Activities
Cheer-leading

Organised by E Dornan. Wednesday after School

Additional Activities
Hockey

Organised by E Martin. Thursdays after School

School Teams

Extra Curricular activities
Netball Teams

Managed by S Still. There are teams representing the school at S1, S2 & S3, S4 to S6.

Activities
Girls Rugby Teams

Managed by K Docherty. There is a joint S3/S4 girls team that represents the school

Additional Activities
Boys Rugby Teams

Managed by L Connelly. There are three joint teams. Junior (S1/S2) Middle (S3/S4) and Senior (S5/S6)

Additional Activities
Boys Football Team

Managed by D Rainey, R Rankin and J McGivern. Two main teams represent the school. One for S4 and another at S5/S6.

Additional Activities
Girls Football Team

Managed by Active School. One team form S1 to S4 represents the school

Additional Activities
Volley ball Team

Managed by L Connelly. A team from S5/S6 represents the school

Broad General Education in PE S1 - S2

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Progression
Progression

Towards the end of S2 pupils can choose to study Physical Education in S3 and then later in S4 and S5.

Guidance and Subject staff will provide advice on the best way to proceed. [... more]

Level 4 @ S3

P.E is a compulsory core subject in S3 that builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in S1 and S2.

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Activities
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Additional Activities
Progression

It is recommended that pupils undertake the National 4 course and the tackle the National 5 level in S4.

Upon successful completion of the N5 then pupils can tackle the Higher level course.

National 4

Equivalent to General level at Standard Grade, the National 4 course consists of two units with an added value practical activity.

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Performance

This unit examines each pupils' performance in two physical activities.

There are opportunities for personalisation and choice in the activities chosen.

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Factors impacting on performance

Each learner will explore, reflect on and monitor the development of their personal performance in each of their chosen activities.

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Assessment

To achieve the Physical Education (National 4) course, learners must pass all of the required units, including the Added Value Unit.

Pupils have to demonstrate a range of basic performance skills in two physical activities.

Demonstrate knowledge of factors impacting on performance, action plan to develop skills and a record of performance and reflection/identification of performance needs

Selection and application of performance skills, decision making and adaptation of basic skills/techniques in response to unfamiliar performance situations.

Added Value

Pupils have the opportunity to extend and apply the skills and knowledge developed throughout the course.

National 5

Very similar to National 4 but taken to a more advanced level, developing ideas in greater depth.

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Performance

Participants will study four different physical activities. So it will be possible to choose your favourite sports. But, you will be assessed in two very different activities

 

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Factors impacting on performance

Each learner will explore, reflect on and monitor the development of their personal performance in each of their chosen activities.

assessment
Assessment

Course participants are assessed int two ways.

Portfolio

Worth 40 marks or 40% of the final grade. Based on continuous assessment in course work, these are designed to test each candidate's understanding of factors affecting performance.

Performance Skills

Course members have to pass all the unit assessments and will be expected to undertake a one-off assessment in a sport of their choosing in a competitive situation. The whole performance is worth 60 marks (40 marks for the actual activity and 20 marks for their planning and evaluation)

Higher

Very much a personalised course, giving an opportunity for candidate to develop in depth knowledge of their favourite activities. It will require building upon the knowledge and skills gained in the National 5 course and candidate will be expected to have good English language skills.

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Performance

There is a high degree of personalisation in this course. Candidates can choose to study three sports or physical activities to study in depth. Though, they will one be assessed in two of them giving an opportunity to try something you haven't done before. Of the two assessed activities, participants will only be expected to complete a one-off actual performance in one of them.

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Factors affecting Performance

Course participants will continue to develop their understanding of the mental, emotional, social and physical factors that affect personal performance in physical activities

Participants will also examine a range of approaches of enhancing performance and apply them to the factors that impact on their own performance. They will also be expected to create their personal development plans, modify and justify decision that relate to their development needs.

assessment
Assessment

Candidates will have to complete two outcomes of coursework throughout the year. They have the opportunity of one re-sit if required. They much also must demonstrate Higher standards of performance within two of the three activities covered.

Performance & Exam

Participants have to complete a one-off performance in a competitive situation in a sport of their choosing. The actual physical performance is worth 40 marks and their are an additional 20 marks for their planning and evaluation.

Candidate also have to undertake a written exam with 40 marks.

Careers In Physical Education

sports coach
sports development
sports management
fitness instructor
sports science
sports marketing
event management
many many more

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