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Physical Education – SS1, SS2 & SS3 Curriculum; Scheme of Work; Assessment Tests

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ASSURE Educational Services has put-together the scheme of work on Physical Education  – SS1, SS2 and SS3 based on the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO. All the topics highlighted in the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO have been accommodated in our Scheme of Work.

End of term Assessment Tests in SS1, SS2 and SS3 alongside Overall Assessment Tests are available. Schools may adopt our scheme of work because of its simplicity and ease of monitoring of academic activities.

The Scheme of Work stated below is inexhaustible. Schools are encouraged to input weeks and periods of completion of topics in accordance with the academic calendar, number of students and available classes.

SS1 Physical Education – 1st Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 1st Term PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION Philosophy of Physical Education (a) Principles and philosophies of
founding fathers
(b) changes in concept of physical
Education
(c) education of the physical and
education through the physical
Physical education ideologies (a) nationalism and patriotism in
physical education and sport.
(b) national ideologies
Recreation (a) Definition and importance
(b) Types of recreational activities
(i) indoor
(ii) outdoor(c) Recreational activities:
Walking, jogging, swimming, cycling,
playing musical instruments, table
tennis, camping etc.

(d) Differences between recreational
activities and lifetime sports.

Intramural and Extramural activities And tournament (a) Definitions of
(i) intramural activities
(ii) extramural activities(b) Benefit of intramural and
extramural activities

(c)
(i) Definition of tournament
(ii) Types of tournament





SS1 Physical Education – 2nd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 2nd Term PRINCIPLES AND PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION Traditional sports in West Africa (a) Origin of traditional sports in West Africa countries
(b) types of traditional sports in
respective different West African
Countries
(c) values of traditional sports
Greek Festivals and The Olympic Games (a) Greek Festivals:
(i) Usthman, Pythian, Nemean and
Olympian
(ii) Ancient Olympic Games(b) The modern Olympic Games
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SPORTS COMPETITIONS Sports Championship at national level (a) organization and administration
Types of championship (a) national championship organized by different sports associations/federations
(b) national championship organized by corporate organizations
(c) the national sports festival
Institutional sports (a) the universities games
(b) the polytechnic games
(c) colleges of education games
(d) national school sports federation




SS1 Physical Education – 3rd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS1 3rd Term NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SPORTS COMPETITIONS The All African Games (a) history of All Africa Games
(b) reasons for disparity in the timing of the games
(c) history and activities of supreme Council of sports in African (SCSA)
International Competitions (a) The F.I.F.A World Cup
(b) The Olympic/Paraolympic Games
(c) Commonwealth Games
(d) All Africa Games
(e) world Athletics Championship
(f) World Swimming Championship
BASIC HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY IN RELATION TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES Skeletal System (a) main parts and functions of the human skeleton

(b) bones and joints involved in movement.

Nervous System (a) the brain
(b) the spinal cord
(c) the nerves
Circulatory System (a) the hearts muscle
(b) effects of exercise on the heart
(c) the blood circulation
(d) function of blood
(e) types of blood circulation





SS2 Physical Education – 1st Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS2 1st Term BASIC HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY IN RELATION TO PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES Respiratory System (a) the trachea, lungs and nose
(b) the functions
(c) types of respiration
(d) aerobic and anaerobic sports
Skeletal muscles (a) major muscles of the body
(b) types of muscle contraction
(c) muscle cramp, cause, prevention and first aid.
Somatotype (a) description of the various body type
(b) relationship between body type and physical activities and sports
Posture (a) correct posture
(b) postural defects




SS2 Physical Education – 2nd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS2 2nd Term PRACTICE OF ATHLETICS, GAMES AND DANCE Athletics (Track and Field Events) A. Track Events
(a) Short distance races (sprints) 50m, 100m, 200m, 400, hurdles and relay races.
(b) Sprint start: bullet/bunch. medium and elongated
(c) relay races
(d) hurdle events (high and low)
(i) middle race (800m, 1,500m,
(ii) 3000 steeple chance cross
country
(iii) long distance races (3,00m,
5,000, 10,000m) and marathon
(iv) phases of running
(v) rules and regulations
(vi) officiatingB. Field Events
(i) throwing events:
discus, javelin and shot put
(ii) jumps: high jump, long jump, triple jump and pole vault
(i) equipment and specification
(ii) techniques
(iii) rules and regulations
(iv) officiating
Games A. Ball games
(i)
(a) football
(b) basketball
(c) volleyball
(d) hockey
(e) handball
(ii) rules and regulations of each
game
(iii) Officiating.B. Racket games
(a) tennis
(b) table tennis
(c) badminton

(i) Specification of court/table of all games;
(ii) types of equipment used;
(iii) skills involved in each game;
(iv) rules and regulations
(v) officiating

Traditional dances (a) dances from the regions of each country
(b) costumes for various dances
(c) types of traditional dance and dance step
PHYSICAL FITNESS AND CONDITIONING Physical fitness (a) Definition of physical fitness
(b) Components of physical fitness
(c) Examples of health related and performance/skill related components of physical fitness
(d) Benefits of physical activity, exercise and physical fitness
Health and Personal hygiene (a) importance of health in physical education
(b) care of the body
(c) sportswear





SS2 Physical Education – 3rd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Sub-Topics Contents
SS2

3rd Term

NUTRITION, DRUG AND SPORTS Nutrition (a) classes of food nutrients
(b) balanced diet
(c) dietary consideration in sports
Drug in sports (a) meaning of drug
(b) types of drug
(c) drug use and misuse
(d) the effect of drug on sports performance
Sports injuries (a) Common sports injuries
(i) dislocation
(ii) sprain
(iii) strain
(iv) fracture
(v) bruise
(vi) cramp(b) First aid and first aid box
(i) Special conditions and solutions
that require first aid
(ii) Sportswear
Corrective and adapted physical education programme (a) Definitions
(b) Categories of people with special needs
(c) Corrective exercise
(d) Activities for the special needs
(e) Social and emotional problems of the special needs: Heat stroke, heat exhaustion, drowning shock, fainting, muscle fatigue
SPORTS ADMINISTRATION

1. Administrative structure/functions of sports at national, regional/state and local government level.  

Administrative chart and organogram at different levels

2. Administrative structure/function of sports at institution level Administrative chart and organogram at different institutional levels

 

SS3 Physical Education – 1st & 2nd Term Scheme of Work – Practical/Revision


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