Transition Year Curriculum 2010-2011


Subject:      P.E                       Length of Course: Full Academic Year


 

Teacher(s): Aoife Lynskey and Lisa Walsh

Aims of the Course:

 

  • To promote health and fitness among students.
  • To encourage all students to participate in sports activities.
  • To create a course suited to the class and the various interests of the students.
  • To encourage team spirit and enjoyment

 

Course Outline:

 

  • Taekwando
  • Cross Country Running
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Aquatics
  • Life saving
  • Gym Instruction
  • First Aid

Visiting speakers/Outdoor trips etc:

  • Pure Skill Galway
  • Croke Park Museum
  • Speaker on Healthy Eating
  • Petersburg Outdoor Adventure Centre
  • University of Limerick
  • (Some trips still to be decided)

 

Cross-Curricular Aspects:

 

Biology  >  first aid and the Cardio Vascular system

Dance & Gymnastics  >  We can integrate this with upcoming school productions

 

 

Proposed Teaching Methodologies:

 

  • Practical
  • Demonstration
  • Working in Pairs / teams
  • Self assessment
  • Presentations
  • Projects

 

 

Proposed Assessment Methodologies:

 

  • Self assessments
  • Assessment in :

–  Behaviour

–         Attitude

–         Work ethic

–         Team player

–         Attendance

–         Practical