GCSE Year 11 Intervention Time Table

Please find below the Year 11 GCSE PE intervention programme for your child. The sessions will take place in M2 and will start at 15:05pm and finish at 16:00pm.  Sessions have specific topics so that your child can see what information the sessions will contain. Please encourage and support your child to attend as many sessions as possible as this will support and develop their knowledge and understanding of the GCSE PE course.


Monday 17th SeptemberPhysical, emotional and social health, impact of fitness on wellbeing.LB
Monday 24th SeptemberLifestyle choices, impact of lifestyle choices, sedentary lifestyles and consequencesAR
Monday 1st October  Balanced diet and the role of nutrients, dietary manipulation for sport, optimum weightSLo
Monday 8th OctoberFunctions of the skeletal system, classification of bones, structure of the skeletal systemKF
Monday 15th OctoberClassification and roles of muscles, location and roles of key voluntary muscles, antagonistic muscle, fast and slow twitch muscle fibresLB
Monday 22nd  OctoberStructure and function of the cardiovascular system, arteries, capillaries and veinsAR
Monday 5th NovemberRespiratory system – composition of air; lung volumes, location and roles of principal components of respiratory system, structure and function of alveoliSLo
Monday 12th  NovemberAerobic and anaerobic exercise and the short and long term effects of exerciseKF
Monday 19th NovemberLever systems, first second and thirds class levers, mechanical advantages in sport and physical activity, movement at joints, joint classification and impact on movement axes, planes and axesAR
Monday 26th November


Goal Setting – SMART targets, classification of skill, forms of practice, types of guidanceKF
Monday 3rd  DecemberVascular shunting, components of blood and their significance for physical activityAR
Monday 10th DecemberComponents of fitness benefits for sport and how fitness is measured and improved, Fitness testsSLo
Monday 17th December  Principles of training, methods of trainingSLo
Monday 14th Januarylong term effects of training on the musculo-skeletal system, long term effects of training on the cardio-respiratory systemKF
Monday 21st JanuaryIdentification and treatment of injury, injury prevention in physical activity, how to optimise training and prevent injury

Effective use of warm up and cool down

Monday 28th JanuaryPerformance enhancing drugsKF
Monday 4th February  Factors affecting participation in physical activity, participation rate trends- use of data.AR
Monday 11th February  Commercialisation and the media, advantages and disadvantages of commercialisation.SLo
Monday 4th MarchSports behaviour, sportsmanship, gamesmanship, devianceKF
Monday 11th MarchMental preparation for performance, types of feedbackAR
Monday 18th March  Exam techniqueKF
Monday 25th MarchExam techniqueAR
Monday 1st April  Exam techniqueSLo
Monday 29th AprilExam techniqueKF
Monday 13th MayExam techniqueSLo