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Year 7 Learning

Practical PE

In Year 7 students will develop their knowledge, understanding and application of the core skills in a variety of sports. Students will spend 4 lessons on each activity.


In Year 7 students will have the opportunity to participate in swimming, handball, football, netball, rugby, gymnastics, athletics, badminton and rounders.


Links to the practical timetable and what students will know and be able to do at the end of each activity is available below.


Theory / BTEC Sport

In Year 7 students will also have 1 theory lesson a fortnight. Across the year students will learn about how to lead a healthy and active lifestyle, the body systems and injuries. Students will also be able to make links between practical and theory lessons such as when learning about rules and regulations in sport.

Please see the table below of the KS3 BTEC Sport curriculum



Key content


Healthy and Active Lifestyles



Rules and Regulations

  • 5 rules of a healthy and active lifestyle
  • Short term effects of exercise
  • Hydration and Sugar
  • Calories



  • Facilities and Equipment
  • Officials (and technology)
  • Rules and regulations


Musculoskeletal System

  • Skeletal system
  • Muscular system
  • Functions of the musculoskeletal system


Sporting Injuries




Celebrating Leicester

  • Basic injuries and PRICE
  • Complex injuries and SMART targets
  • Basic first aid



  • Sport in Leicester
  • Racial equality in Sport