We are open to Y10/12 students for small group teaching on a rota basis from Monday 22nd June. We remain open to Key Worker and Vulnerable students.

Gifted & Talented Provision in Physical EducationToot Hill PE Department Most Able and Aspiring

Toot Hill PE Department Most Able and Aspiring

Department Identification

In Physical Education, we identify able and aspiring students in a variety of ways, including:

  • Students who represent the school within different sporting endeavours
  • Students who participate outside of school at a club, county, national or international level
  • Staff observational decision based upon the PE grade descriptors, highlighting students participating at an ‘exceptional level’
  • Theoretically students who demonstrate a thorough understanding of GCSE content through the presentation of their homework, classwork or examinations.
  • Data provided through English, Maths and Science can identify students who have the potential to excel in physical education
  • Students who demonstrate sporting values such as leadership, courage, respect, determination and resilience
Characteristics of an able and aspiring student
  • Leadership skills
  • Physical Prowess
  • Competence
  • Independent Learning Skills
  • Knowledge and Understanding (of sport, rules and regulations)
  • Motivation
Strategies Used to Help Realise the Potential of Able and Aspiring Students
  • Teaching and Learning Material
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring of Data
  • Seating Plans
  • Intervention & Support
  • Monitoring and Observation
  • Analysis of performance
  • Educational Visits
  • Showcase of work and displays
  • Reward and Recognition

Key dates and events that A&A students can get involved in
  • Sports Day
  • Fixtures

Investec Hockey Trip

The Gifted and Talented PE pupils enjoyed a day out on 9th July to watch the Investec Hockey Cup at the London Olympic Park. Pupils were able to watch some high quality hockey and loved meeting the England players.

July 2020


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