The philosophy of the Physical Education Department is aptly summed up in the familiar slogan, ‘Sport for All’. We seek to promote all aspects of P.E. and active recreation, and encourage our students to develop physically, personally, socially and morally. To these ends, all teaching and learning styles are employed (including the traditional academic, as an aspect of sixth form study). Group and independent learning are central to our work.
Key Stage 3 Core PE
At Key Stage 3, we set about building upon the foundation of the previous Key Stage, and further develop our pupils’ skills relating to the six areas of prescribed study: dance, gymnastics, swimming, athletics, outdoor education, and games (the last being compulsory for all). Pupils’ knowledge base is considerably extended, new skills are acquired, and insight is gained into sporting tactics and decision-making.
Over the academic year, depending on the strengths and make up of a particular group, a series of activities will be selected from the following activities. The Curriculum has a competitive element in every lesson and activity. The National Curriculum stipulates that some activities must be covered and they are highlighted. The students will be based lined at the start of Year 7 against age specific criteria. The students will then be assessed at the end of each block of work. The activities run for each half term. Each student will receive 4 lessons of Physical Education per fortnight.
|Year 7 Boys||Year 7 Girls|
|Baseline Assessment||Baseline Assessment|
|Year 8 Boys||Year 8 Girls|
Example Schemes of Work
Key Stage 4 Core PE
At Key Stage 4, students begin to follow a pathway of either games or fitness. The programme develops the work studied at Key Stage 3. Physical activity is clearly (and practically) related to issues of health and well-being: training, fitness, and dietary techniques are demonstrated and taught.
KS4 GCSE & CORE PE ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK
The whole of KS4 is assessed practically against the marking frame. This includes any core PE lessons
Example Schemes of Work
GCSE/BTEC Physical Education Qualification
GCSE PE (OCR)
BTEC LEVEL 2 in Sport (Edexcel)
Pupils who would like to follow a Sport pathway as an option will be guided into either GCSE PE (OCR)/ BTEC LEVEL 2 in Sport (Edexcel), depending on the suitability of the pupil.
The course’s builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills established in Key Stage 3 Physical Education. It will give you exciting opportunities to be involved in a number of different physical activities, promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. You should have an interest in physical education and sport, enjoy being active and appreciate the benefits of keeping fit and healthy.
Areas of study will include:
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Personal Attributes required:
Students must be committed to this course and be willing to join in extra-curricular activities to further their progress. They must also be aware that lessons are not all practical sessions and that some are theory based in a classroom.
Future Career Plans:
What can I do after I’ve completed the course?
As well as being the ideal preparation for the A Level Physical Education course, GCSE Physical Education/BTEC in Sport allows for progression to related vocational qualifications, such as BTEC Firsts and Nationals in Sport or Sport and Exercise Sciences. The course develops the transferable skills and key skills that employers are looking for and can lead to a wide variety of employment opportunities. This can include further training in areas such as recreational management, leisure activities, coaching, officiating, the fitness industry, the armed forces and the Civil Service.
There is an expectation that students will complete a range of written and research tasks throughout the course. Students will also be expected to evaluate practical sessions that take place during lessons and practice their chosen sport through attending extra-curricular activities.
Students will need to complete homework of at least 30 minutes per week as part of the understanding needed for the written examination.
Holy Family PE Gallery
Year 7-10 boys competing at the Sefton Catholic Schools Athletics Competition in May 2019
The year 11's where runners up in the Under 16 Merseyside Netball tournament that took place on Saturday 2nd March 2019. They only lost one game against Wirral Grammar Girls School, who went on to win the tournament. We are very proud.
The girls netball team qualified for the Merseyside Under 16 Netball tournament - January 2019
Netball at Litherland - Year 7, 8 & 9 tems all won - September 2018
Cross-country at Calderstones Park - September 2018
Merseyside Schools County Athletics Championship - June 2018
English School Competition - 15th May 2018
Women’s FA cup at Wembley - 5th May 2018
Barcelona football tour - April 2018
Year 10 GCSE PE day - Climbing on the year 10 GCSE day for their practical exam
Year 9 GCSE PE day - Trampolining at Liverpool Trampoline Academy on GCSE PE day to help pupils get higher marks on their practical exam
Well done to the Year 9 & 10 girls football teams - Girls won 1st place in the tournament winning £75 of football kit vouchers
Our other team came 4th
16th November 2017
Well done to the HF Girls 7&8 football team who came third in the Liverpool F.C. girls football tournament
3rd November 2017
Year 9 Netball team played against Chesterfield yesterday. A very brave performance with 6 players. The final score was 8-11 to Chesterfield.
Year 10 netball match vs Chesterfield yesterday. A fabulous win for the year 10 netball team against Chesterfield, the final score was 11-9.
25th October 2017 - Year 10 vs Helsby in National Cup
17th October 2017 - Year 7,8 and 10 girls netball teams at Sacred Heart
11th October 2017 - Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 - Five-a-side football tournament at Maricourt
10th October 2017 - Netball matches - Holy Family Vs Savio
Year 7 0-18 (HF win)
Year 8 -4-13 (HF win)
Year 9 13-9 (Savio)
Year 10 2-18 (HF win)
4th October 2017
Under 13 girls football game against Ridge Wood in the National Cup. They lost 2-1, but it was a very close game. Player of the game was Alex Roper in year 8!
26th Sept 2017
Year 9 Girls Netball winning team against Hawthornes (6-3)
Year 7 Girls Netball team had a great game beating Hawthorns 9-4.
School Year 2016-2017
Basketball final at the O2 Arena
Year 9 GCSE PE students at the Youth Sports Ambassadors Conference with Rachel Brown-Finnis
Valencia and Madrid Football Tour - Click here for more photographs
Year 7 boys and girls got a chance to meet British champion boxer and Olympian Natasha Jonas who is from Liverpool.
Natasha came in to tell her inspirational story of how she became a boxer. She delivered a boxing session to the year 7s who had a great day learning to use the boxing gloves and pads!
Some of the girls from the netball team went to watch Manchester Thunder play Loughborough Lightning in a nail biting match which controversially ended Loughborough winning by 1 goal. Thunder scored in the last 10 seconds to equalise but the referee said he has called time so it wasn't counted.
Year 9 girls came 2nd in Sefton U14 netball tournament. They played Sacred Heart in the final
Sefton Schools Cross Country – Well done to our Year 7 Girls, Olivia came 2nd, Cara came 12th and Georgia 20th
Year 7 girls football won 6-3 in the Year 7 National Cup against Southlands High School in Chorley! Fantastic game! Through to the next round!
Sky Sports workshop South Sefton vs Holy Family A level moderation
Great climbing session at Awesome Walls Great fitness session Year 10 Core PE - well done lads
Year 9 inter-form football
Sports presentation 2016 Sports presentation 2016 - Major award winners
Liverpool Athletics Match
Liverpool Athletic Match - Medallists
Holy Family boys winning division 3 Sefton Athletics League
English Schools Cross Country
Basketball game vs Litherland
The girls football team were nominated by Everton in the Community to receive free premier league Nike kit for all their hard work and dedication over the last 3 years at Holy Family. They were all provided with a shirt, shorts and socks.
Year 7 & 8 basketball teams vs Savio on Monday 12th December. Great performance from both teams! Well Done!
The year 7 girls swimming team competed at the year 7 schools partnership swimming gala at Crosby swimming pool on Friday 2nd December.
Girls in year 8, 9 and 10 came 4th in the Sefton schools girls football tournament
Year 7, 8 and 9 Girls 5-A-Side match at Maricourt.
Year 7 & 8 girls football team came second in the group B competition at Goals Liverpool. They won 4 games and drew 0-0 in 2. Well done!
Year 7 netball tournament Netball Team
Year 7, 8 & 9 girls played Manchester City in the Community Satellite School and won 8-1
Year 8 netball team vs Litherland Year 9 netball team vs Litherland
Year 9 Inter Form Tournament
Year 8 & 9 football match (won 1-0) Cross Country at Sefton park- boys and girls team
Year 9 & 10 football match (lost 2-1) Year 7 and 8 Girls football team
Football win 8-3 against Halewood Year 7 & 8 Girls Swimming team
Year 7 Girls came 2nd in the Cross Country
Sports day - July 2016