Hellesdon High School

Year 12


  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Exercise Physiology,

Biomechanics, Sport Psychology and Socio-Cultural Studies

Skeletal and muscular systems, biomechanical principles, individual differences, group and team dynamics, goal setting, attribution, emergence and evolution of modern sport

End of unit tests

Spring Term


Exercise Physiology, Sport, Biomechanics, Psychology, and Socio-Cultural Studies


Cardiovascular and respiratory systems, linear motion, angular motion, skeletal and muscular systems, confidence, leadership, global sporting events

End of unit tests

Summer Term


Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Skill Acquisition, Socio-Cultural Studies and EAPI Energy for exercise, environmental effects on body systems, diet and nutrition, training methods, skill classification, methods of practice, transfer of skills, theories of learning

End of unit tests

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