Physical Education: Beyond the Classroom
Physical Education is an exciting, energised and dynamic subject. You can stretch and develop your abilities both physically and mentally in a wide range of activities. Improving of skills and fitness in PE can be progressed through participating, coaching and officiating.
A PE student needs to look to perform advance skills and be adaptable in challenging situations. They will test their bodies to limits meeting fitness demands, and have a strong understanding of how to improve their own and others performances.
- Newspapers for sports reviews, news and results
- Sports biographies e.g. Andy Murray: Seven-Seven, Jessica Ennis: Unbelievable
- Fitness and health books
- Sports events- e.g. Wimbledon, Premier Football matches, Indoor Hockey Finals.
- Local sports clubs, leisure centres- development of skills and fitness
- Sports events on TV or live at stadiums
- Highlights and analysis programmes e.g. match of the day
- BBC Sport
- National governing bodies’ websites: e.g. England Hockey, England Rugby
- National Governing Bodies for chosen activities e.g. Football Association or England Netball
- Local sports clubs - find details of training, facilities, coaching and fixtures/events.
Make & Do
- Complete skills and fitness drills at home e.g. regularly go out for a jog or hit a tennis ball against a flat wall, circuit training.
- Regularly attend local club to help assist improvement in skills, fitness and tactics.