Physical Education


Mr Sandercock

S1-3 Broad General Education 

2,3,4 – 21a,22a Football, Rugby, Basketball and Shinty.



Fourth Level Experiences and Outcomes


Movement skills, Competencies and Concepts

As I encounter a variety of challenges and contexts for learning, I am encouraged and supported to demonstrate my ability to select and apply a wide range of complex movement skills and strategies, creatively, accurately and with consistency and control.      HWB 4-21a

I can organise my time to practise, consolidate and refine my skills to achieve my highest quality performance in a range of contexts. I am developing and sustaining my level of performance across all aspects of fitness. HWB 4-22a


Assessment questions/Success criteria



I can perform short/long passes accurately, dribble with control, discipline and focus (training and games), I can work cooperatively, I can understand and follow the basic rules of the game (including roles and responsibilities) width, depth, agility, timing in attack/defence.


I can pass and receive the ball; I understand and can apply a back pass. I can tackle safely, I can use/help organise a defensive line. I know the rules or the game; I can carry the ball into a tackle and play under pressure.


I can perform a bounce and chest pass. I can get into space/evade a defender to receive a pass. I can man to man mark an opposition. I can set shot accurately and can attempt a lay-up during a game. I can cooperate with others to defend and attack successfully. I know what to do in a fast break. I know double dribble and travelling.


I can concentrate throughout the lesson, I can stop the ball with control, I can push pass, I can dribble on both sides of the stick, I can tackle and hit the ball safely.


I understand why and how to warm up. I can find my pulse. I can describe and explain progressive overload. I can describe 6 different aspects of fitness. (CRE, speed, strength, flexibility, LME, agility) I can use and develop a basic training programme to help develop all my aspects of fitness. To achieve a level 3, I can skip, do 12 sit-ups, 8 press-ups, tri cep dips, and achieve level 7.5 n the 20m beep test, run continuously for 12 minutes (cooper test).

2,3,4 – 23a Indoor Games, Badminton, Softball and Athletics



Cooperation and Competition



While learning together, and in leadership situations, I can:

•experience different roles and take responsibility in organising a physical event

•contribute to a supportive and inclusive environment

•demonstrate behaviour that contributes to fair play. HWB 4-23a



Assessment questions/Success criteria


Indoor Games

I Can communicate with teammates, understanding listening is more important in a group than talking. I can use this to identify strengths in others to problem solve challenges. I can stay calm under pressure. I can pause and plan.


I can play a high serve correctly. I can play an OHC to the back of the court. I can use the ready position correctly. Demonstrate consistent/effective footwork. I can play a range of shots to move my opponent around their court. I understand the rules and court markings. I can play a net shot, smash and block. I can organise a small tournament.


I can consistently 2 handed catch, I can one-hand catch simple passes. I can pitch underarm. I can hit the ball. I understand the rules and apply them fairly. I can field according the what is happening in the game (make quick decisions)


I Can participate in individual events, show respect, and contribute to fair play whilst watching. I know how to set up the high jump safely. I can throw a 4kg shot putt safely, understand, and avoid the dangers.




2,3,4 – 24a Scottish Country Dancing, Fitness, Gymnastics, ultimate Frisbee.



Evaluating and Appreciating



I can:

• observe closely, reflect, describe and analyse key aspects of my own and others’ performances

•make informed judgements, specific to an activity

•monitor and take responsibility for improving my own performance based on recognition of personal strengths and development needs. HWB 4-24a


Assessment questions/Success Criteria



Scottish Country Dancing

I can count and move in time with beats of music. I can perform 8 different Scottish country-dances. I can show respect, tolerance and maturity when dancing with others and watching.


I can analyse my performance and suggest/apply improvements for the next time. I can demonstrate flight, rotation, inversion and balance with a sequence of 4 movements. Head stand, forward roll, backward roll, moving around apparatus safely, rotation from the trampet, landing safely, manage basic risks with proactive decision making.

Ultimate Frisbee

Apply width, depth and timing to attacking phases, support teammates, make good off the “ball” movements. Keep up with the game and consistently identify which end zone you are attacking.


I can use a range of methods (peer/self assessment/video/teacher feedback) to identify personal strengths and areas for development. I can use this information to help make decisions before a game. Who has the highest shooting accuracy should be shooting guard in a game, for example.




The assessments are carried out at the end of each activity block and the Level you child is awarded is explained below.  The table gives a consolidated view of each level - Should you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact me at the school. Mr Sandercock


PE Benchmarks-XBRA reference (HWB 21, 22, 23, 24a)

Physical Fitness

Physical competencies

Cognitive skills

Personal qualities


Energetic play

X - Basic body part knowledge

B - Basic understanding of changes to body during exercise

R -Moving at different speeds

A -Able to perform basic balances


X- Can control movement to remain inside defined parameters

B - Basic equipment use, catch a ball with 2 hands

R - Joggings, running and jumping

A - Can repeat structured movement, touch toes, then head then knees etc


X -Can follow instructions

B -Can remember 2 steps/instructions

R -Basic decision making, when to stop and start

A - Able to role play in certain games, animals etc.


X -Can Share with others

B -Takes turns

R -Developing self-reliance (can complete basic tasks independently.

A- Can follow and apply rules in   basic games.


X- Able to change speed and direction whilst moving

B- Basic stretching and understanding of flexibility

R- Can sit/stand up straight

A- 5min continuous movement


X- Can move around shared space avoiding contact with others

B- Can pass a ball with preferred foot or hand

R- Can skip/hopscotch

A- Can maintain a 3-point balance for more than 3 seconds.


X- Can work in pairs to complete simple tasks

B- Can follow sequential instructions with 3 steps

R- Can adapt movement to music

A- Can perform different roles within game – lead Simon says


X-Can work with peers to complete simple task

B-Can peer assess with some accuracy.

R-Understands basic fair play and can contribute ideas to being a good ‘sports person’.

A-Can identify and discuss learning and next steps.



X-Can perform 4 static stretches.

B-Has sufficient agility to prevent collision/collect pass in fast-paced activity.

R-Can demonstrate core strength during gymnastics.

A-Can sustain 10 minutes of strenuous activity (stamina)




X-Can produce sequenced and coordinated movements, such as a forward roll or a lay-up in basketball.

B-Can strike a moving ball/shuttle with reasonable accuracy.

R-Can maintain possession/rhythm whilst dribbling.

A-Can strike a baseball from an underarm throw.


X-Can perform a given task whilst under pressure (passing/receiving during a competitive game)

B-Can adapt basic strategies in accordance with live developments in a game

R-Can prioritise and goal set during training/practises.

A-Can respond to basic cues consistently and effectively.


X-Understands link between effort and progress. Basic target setting and motivation.

B-Does not prioritise themselves before others- can contribute to organising basic competitions.

R-Can describe the behaviour required for fair play. 

A-Can engage maturely with team mates, listen and build on others ideas.


Physical Fitness

Physical competencies

Cognitive skills

Personal qualities



X – Shows signs of increased stamina in a competitive performance.

B -   Can support body weight and achieve a 30 second plank

R -  Can skip continuously for 1 minute

A – Achieve a level 7.5 or higher on the Beep test



X – Can apply a range of techniques during a competitive game, overarm/underarm in badminton.

B – Can perform a 3 pointer successfully in basketball

R – Performs actions with smooth transitions, pass and moving into the key

A – Consistently able to manipulate objects with precision, lay up in basketball.



X – Starts taking a reflective approach to decision making.

B – Can modify a tactic during a competitive performance

R – Can focus on an individual task for more than 10 minutes

A – Demonstrates insight in competitive situation to create tactical advantage, using flair and imagination with increasing refinement.



X – Starts taking more responsibility for actions and decisions made in competitive games.

B – Is able to communicate non-verbally effectively during competition.

R – Consistently contributes to fair play and demonstrates a growth mind set to challenges.

A – Shows an increasing ability to organise, coordinate and motivate team members.



X – Stamina produces sustained quality physical movement and supports effective decision making under pressure

B – consistently produces agility to create competitive advantage in invasion games

R – Can always produce accuracy and power (in the same movement), OHC, Softball batting.

A – Achieves a level 10 in the beep test or higher



X – Has transferable coordination skills between activities, (can quickly adapt to new activities)

B – has developed kinaesthetic awareness, rotation in flight in gymnastics

R – Consistently produces fluent well-timed movements under pressure. Well timed passes, tackles in rugby, interceptions in basketball

A – They are able to break and re-establish rhythm, adapting quickly to opponents attacks – badminton.



X – Can prioritise tasks quickly in a competitive game.

B – Can anticipate problems and plan strategy effectively in unfamiliar contexts

R – They make decisions and prioritise tasks quickly.

A – They are focused and determined under pressure, whilst able to perform creatively with precision.



X – Demonstrates self-reliance and belief in challenging contexts

B – is able to think critically and objectively under pressure from opponents and teammates.

R – Can use conflict resolution effectively to manage a team and promote inclusion and performance.

A – Is able to regularly motivate and get the best from teammates.