KS3 Physical Education

Key Stage 3 students are timetabled for two 60 minute lessons per week and develop knowledge, skills and understanding in gymnastics, games, athletics and outdoor adventurous activities. At Key Stage 4 students currently have one 60 minute lesson and complete courses in games, health and fitness and athletics.

Subject Aims/Purposes

Physical Education at Lostock Hall Academy offers opportunities for students to:

  • Develop their ability to perform skills and actions with increasing control, fluency and originality;
  • Learn how to select and apply skills, tactics and compositional ideas with knowledge and understanding in different activities;
  • Develop observational skills, to effectively analyse, access and make improvements on their own the work of others;
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of safe practice and their ability to demonstrate consistently due consideration for their own and the well-being of others;
  • To set targets for themselves and compete against others both individually and as team players.
  • To take initiative, lead activities and focus on improving aspects of their own performance.
  • To develop positive attitudes to participation in physical activity and discover their own personal preferences.
  • Understand what it takes to persevere, succeed and acknowledge others success.
  • Make informed decisions about the importance of exercise in their lives.