Hellesdon High School

Year 10 GCSE


  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Theory: Physical factors affecting performance


Practical: Badminton, Table Tennis

Skeletal system, joints, muscular system, movement analysis, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, short-term/long-term effects of exercise

End of topic tests

Spring Term


Theory: Physical factors affecting performance


Practical: Handball, Swimming


Components of fitness, principles of training, warm-up & cool down, prevention of injury

End of topic tests

Summer Term


Theory: AEP


Practical: Athletics, Cricket

Students work through tasks associated with controlled assessment task – analysis of strengths & weaknesses, evaluation of fitness levels, key skills in chosen sport, action plan to improve on weakness

Assessed by class teacher and then moderated internally


End of year exam (on all theory topics covered so far)