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S1-3 take part in the BGE course (2 periods per week) that offers pupils the opportunity to experience a wide range of activities from Football, Rugby, Basketball, Badminton, Gymnastics, Athletics & Social Dance.
There is an additional optional performance course in S3 for any pupil who has aspirations of completing certificated PE during their senior phase.
S4-6 pupils can choose PE as an option (2 periods per week) and as a certificated class at National 4, National 5 and Higher level.
The department offer a wide range of extra-curricular activities with the help of staff from through-out the school and senior pupils.
Miss Howie - Faculty Head Health & Wellbeing
Mr Couper - Physical Education Teacher / PT Communications
Mrs Cains - Physical Education Teacher / PT Learning & Teaching
Mr Frew - Physical Education Teacher / PT Outdoor Learning
Mr McKelvie - Physical Education Teacher
Mr Traynor - Physical Education Teacher
The following links give an overview of the courses and contents offered in Physical Education and Health & Wellbeing subjects:
PE S1-2 bge
S3 Elective Dance
PE Senior Phase
PE S3 Elective
Irvine Royal Academy PE department offers a wide range of physical activities to promote Health & Wellbeing and encourage lifelong participation.
S1-3 take part in the BGE course that offers pupils the opportunity to experience a wide range of activities from Football, Rugby, Basketball, Badminton, Gymnastics, Athletics & Social Dance.
Pupils progress through each activity with the aim to cover a range of expereince and outcomes incorporating the significant aspects of learning allowing pupils to demonstrate their practical ability and the knowledge & understanding they have learned.
During the course of their studies pupils will complete the attached booklet:
BGE Pupil Workbook
The following link give an overview of the courses and contents offered in BGE PE:
Physical Education BGE
The S3 pupils Elective course is designed around improving our aspiring pupils performance and introducing the factors that impact on their performance.
Through practical experiences pupils will develop their knowledge of the Physical, Mental, Emotional and Social Factors while developing their significant aspects of learning.
The Six activities covered are:
Football - Emotions
Basketball - Physical Tactics
Badminton - Mental
Volleyball - Physical Skills
Gymnastics - Social
The written element of the national 5 course is through a Portfolio that is completed in class following the SQA guidelines and procedures and then submitted for extrenal marking.
Please see the attached documents for procedures, timelines and questions.
The Higher Physical Education (PE) course broadens and deepens through time the knowledge you acquired at National 5. It is divided in to two different components: performance and exam. Each of these components contributes 50% to your overall grade.
The performance component of the course involves you being assessed in two different activities. Both of these performances will be assessed on a 1-off basis: how you perform on the day determines your score. Each performance is assessed out of 30 marks. You will be assessed against the following criteria.
The exam component assesses you’re theoretical knowledge and understanding of course content. You will be required to build and expand your knowledge of the four factors from National 5.
Questions in the exam will evolve around how these factors can impact performance as well as the different ways they can be taken through the Cycle of Analysis.
The exam is out of 50 marks and is divided into three different sections.
Football - Fitness & Emotions Booklet
Badminton - Skills & Mental Booklet
Basketball - Tactics & Social Booklet
Mandatory Knowledge Booklet
Recording, Monitoring & Evaluating
Mental Emotional Social Physical Impacts Explained
PE Kit letter
PE Kit Order Form
The following documents give an overview of what the pupils will be doing throughout the year:
S1-S3 BGE Home Economics
S5-S6 Practical Cookery
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