GCSE PE Activities
We have been delivering the new specifications since its launch in September 2017 and are confident that the coaching programme we deliver stands up to moderation. Despite the reduction in the number of activities the grading criteria still allows for a high level grade in Climbing.
With the changes to the Kayaking/ Canoeing specification we would now suggest that students just focus on Climbing with us, if the main purpose is to achieve a sport with top band grades. We have however changed the Kayaking/ Canoeing programme to enable Schools to gain a solid foundation in the sports with an initial mid band grade. This training then allows groups to progress to higher grades whilst accessing facilities closer to home if you are still keen to participate in 2 activities.
Many schools whilst focusing on the above sports choose also to include some of the other activities we offer to help make up a diverse and inspiring programme. These are often reward sessions for the focus and attention shown whilst being trained and assessed.[/column]
Week or weekend programmes
The length of time needed for the programme depends primarily on how many sports you are looking to be graded in. It does also depend on whether you are looking for your students to be trained and assessed or just assessed as this obviously affects how many sessions are required per sport.
Some schools also like to try to build into the programme a reward activity as an incentive for their students to stay focused and motivated during the programme. Surfing is a fantastic sport to use as this incentive as Cornwall and particularly our stretch of coastline is known for being the best in the UK. Below is a rough guide on length of programme needed:
- Friday 1pm – Sunday 1pm – 1 sport trained and assessed
- Friday 1pm – Monday 1pm – 1 sport trained and assessed with a free session to try another sport
We can also offer mid week programmes if weekends aren’t suitable.