Physical Education Department





KS3

Autumn Term:

Year 7

Boys will complete a block on Hockey and Badminton in the first half term, followed by Basketball and Rugby in the second half term. In the first half term girls follow Gymnastics and Netball, followed by Football and Trampolining. Pupils will build on and embed the physical development and skills learned in key stages 1 and 2, become more competent, confident and expert in their techniques, and apply them across different sports and physical activities. They should understand what makes a performance effective and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.

Year 8

Boys will complete a block on Hockey and Badminton in the first half term, followed by Basketball and Rugby in the second half term. In the first half term girls follow Gymnastics and Netball, followed by Football and Trampolining. Pupils will build on and embed the physical development and skills learned in Year 7, become more competent, confident and expert in their techniques, and apply them across different sports and physical activities. They should understand what makes a performance effective and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.

Year 9

Boys will complete a block on Hockey and Badminton in the first half term, followed by Basketball and Rugby in the second half term. In the first half term girls follow Gymnastics and Netball, followed by Football and Trampolining. During year 9 students will continue to build upon the skills and tactics they have learnt in both year 7 and 8 but with more emphasis on the competitive element of sport. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.


Spring Term:

Year 7

All students have two lessons a week, one lesson is an indoor lesson and the other is outside. Boys will be covering Football and Table tennis in the first half of the spring term and OAA and Handball in the second half. The girls will be covering Rugby and Badminton in the first half of the spring term and Hockey and Indoor Athletics in the second half. Pupils will build on and embed the physical development and skills learned in key stages 1 and 2, become more competent, confident and expert in their techniques, and apply them across different sports and physical activities. They should understand what makes a performance effective and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.

Year 8

All students have two lessons a week, one lesson is an indoor lesson and the other is outside. Boys will be covering Football and Table tennis in the first half of the spring term and Volleyball and Handball in the second half. The girls will be covering Rugby and Badminton in the first half of the spring term and Hockey and Indoor Athletics in the second half. Pupils will build on and embed the physical development and skills learned in Year 7, become more competent, confident and expert in their techniques, and apply them across different sports and physical activities. They should understand what makes a performance effective and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.

Year 9

All students have two lessons a week, one lesson is an indoor lesson and the other is outside. Boys will be covering Football and Table tennis in the first half of the spring term and Volleyball and Handball in the second half. The girls will be covering Rugby and Badminton in the first half of the spring term and Hockey and Indoor Athletics in the second half. During year 9 students will continue to build upon the skills and tactics they have learnt in both year 7 and 8 but with more emphasis on the competitive element of sport. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.


Summer Term:

Year 7

Boys will be covering Cricket and Athletics in the first half term. Then Tennis and Softball for the second half term. Girls will be completing Athletics and Rounders in the first half term. Then Cricket, tennis or Rounders in the second half term. Pupils will build on and embed the physical development and skills learned in key stages 1 and 2, become more competent, confident and expert in their techniques, and apply them across different sports and physical activities. They should understand what makes a performance effective and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.

Year 8

All students have two lessons a week outside. Boys will be covering Athletics and Cricket in the first half of the summer term and Athletics and Softball in the second half. The girls will be covering Athletics and Rounders in the first half of the spring term and Athletics and Rounders in the second half. Pupils will build on and embed the physical development and skills learned in year 7, become more competent, confident and expert in their techniques, and apply them across different sports and physical activities. They should understand what makes a performance effective and how to apply these principles to their own and others’ work. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.

Year 9

All students have two lessons a week outside. Boys will be covering Athletics and Cricket in the first half of the summer term and Athletics and Softball in the second half. The girls will be covering Athletics and Rounders in the first half of the spring term and Athletics and Rounders in the second half. During year 9 students will continue to build upon the skills and tactics they have learnt in both year 7 and 8 but with more emphasis on the competitive element of sport. They will develop the confidence and interest to get involved in exercise, sports and activities out of school and in later life, and understand and apply the long-term health benefits of physical activity.


Please contact Mr Hoult Head Of PE for enquiries in the department.

  • Headlands School
  • Sewerby Road
  • Bridlington
  • Y016 6UR
  • Headlands School
  • Sewerby Road
  • Bridlington
  • Y016 6UR