Key Stage 3
Students in Years 7 and 9 follow a broad curriculum that allows for progression across the year groups. In each of the three years students are either identified for the Talent group or given an option to follow one of the coloured pathways.
Baseline testing and team building: outwitting opponents - invasion (Football, Netball, Hockey, Rugby): exploring and replicating - movement (Dance, Gymnastics and Trampolining): outwitting opponents - net (Table Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton, Tennis): body skills, (Sprints, Throws, Jumps and Distances): outwitting opponents striking (Rounders and Cricket).
- Talent: outwitting opponents (Basketball, Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Football, Tennis);
- Purple: outwitting opponents (Rugby, Football, Table Tennis, Cricket, Rounders):
- Pink: outwitting opponents (Netball, Hockey, Table Tennis, Rounders):
- Brown: outwitting opponents (Hockey, Football, Table Tennis, Rounders, Cricket) and all goups exploring and replicating movement (Gymnastics and Trampolining), healthy lifestyles, body skills (Sprints, Throws, Jumps and Distances).
- Talent: outwitting opponents (Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Football, Badminton, Rounders):
- Purple: outwitting opponents (Rugby, Football, Badminton, Cricket):
- Pink: outwitting opponents (Netball, Hockey, Badminton, Tennis):
- Brown: outwitting opponents (Hockey, Football, Badminton, Tennis):
- Black: outwitting opponents (Netball, Touch Rugby, Badminton, Rounders) and all groups exploring and replicating movement (Trampolining), healthy lifestyles, body skills (Sprints, Throws, Jumps and Distance).
Key Stage 4
Year 10 Examination PE
Students in Year 10 have the opportunity to follow GCSE PE, BTEC Level 2 in Sport Certificate, Extended Certificate or Diploma or GCSE Dance. Students who follow these courses have dedicated practical lessons to enable effective teaching of the courses. Core PE lessons are also used to deliver these courses.
Year 10 Core PE
Students not opting for any of the above courses have one double lesson, (140 minutes) of PE a week. Students study GCSE PE (short course) and all choose a practical pathway of activities to follow.
Year 11 Core PE
Students in Year 11 have one double lesson, (140 minutes) of PE a week. The focus in this year is to encourage particitpation in sport and physical activity once students have left school. Students are given the option to participate in a range of both on and off site activities. For this academic year options include Zumba, Body Balance, skateboarding at the local skate park and golf at the local driving range, as well as such sports as football and basketball.
At Teddington School we are committed to developing gifted and talented students both through timetabled curriculum and extra curricular activities. Our extensive network of school sports clubs, which can be found in the Sports section of this website, provide a pathway for students to receive the opportunities and quality of coaching and competition they need to ensure they get the best in sporting development.