Download our KS3 PE Assessment Packs for 'Head Heart Hands' and 'Me in PE'

Hybrid curriculum models for KS3 assess ability as well as soft skills. Two effective examples of this are the 'Head, Heart, Hands' and ‘Me in PE’ curriculum models. Fill in the form to sign up to our mailing list and get instant access to both Assessment Packs!

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What's included in the downloads?

We have been lucky enough to work with some exceptional practitioners over recent years and are now able to share the exceptional work that has been taking place across the country!

You now have the choice of 5 models (2 Me in Pe, and 3 Head Heart Hands) so that you can use a curriculum that best suites your schools needs


Model 1: 'Head Heart Hands' KS3 Pack (9-1 grading)

This pack includes the core assessment criteria and level descriptors for 'Head, Heart, Hands',giving you everything you need to deliver this at KS3.

    • Headline Level Descriptors - for all three strands of the assessment criteria
    • Head - detailed level descriptor statements covering levels 9-1
    • Heart - detailed level descriptor statements covering levels 9-1
    • Hands - detailed level descriptor statements covering levels 9-1

Model 2: 'Head Heart Hands' KS3 Pack (Level Descriptors)

    • Headline Level Descriptors - for all three strands of the assessment criteria
    • Head - detailed level descriptor statements covering Emerging, Developing, Secure, Advanced and Exceptional (For year 7, 8 and 9)
    • Heart - detailed level descriptor statements covering Emerging, Developing, Secure, Advanced and Exceptional (For year 7, 8 and 9)
    • Hands - detailed level descriptor statements covering Emerging, Developing, Secure, Advanced and Exceptional (For year 7, 8 and 9)

Model 3: 'Head Heart Hands' KS3 Pack (Liam Webb, Hodgson Academy)

This pack includes the core assessment criteria and level descriptors for 'Head, Heart, Hands',giving you everything you need to deliver this at KS3.

    • Headline Level Descriptors - for all three strands of the assessment criteria
    • Head - detailed level descriptor statements covering levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond
    • Heart - detailed level descriptor statements covering levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond
    • Hands - detailed level descriptor statements covering levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond

Model 3 includes Additional Support Resources

These can all be accessed when completing the form on this page

Resource Set 1: Trampolining

    • Tuck Jump
    • Pike Jump
    • Straddle Jump
    • Seat Drop
    • Swivel Hips
    • Front Drop
    • Back Drop
Resource Set 2: Boxing Scheme of Work
    • Full six week scheme of work, detailing lesson objectives, lesson guidance, equipment needed, cross curricular links and more

Resource Set 3: Dual Coding Posters

    • Full set of dual coding posters covering the KS3 criteria for Head, Heart, Hands curriculum. 
    • PDF and Word Versions

Model 4: 'Me in PE' KS3 Pack (5 Strands, 4 Levels)

This pack includes the core assessment criteria, level descriptors and core task examples for 'Me in PE', giving you everything you need to deliver this at KS3.

    • Level Descriptors - for all five strands of the assessment criteria
    • Core Task Example - activity examples and delivery structure
    • Core Task Template - a blank template so that ideas and structure can be adapted to meet individual school context

The model has been created by the PE community, and refined by Thomas Brush.


Model 5: 'Me in PE' KS3 Pack (4 Strands, 6 Levels)

This pack includes the core assessment criteria, level descriptors and core task examples for 'Me in PE', giving you everything you need to deliver this at KS3.

    • Level Descriptors - for all four strands of the assessment criteria
    • Core Task Example - activity examples and delivery structure

The model has been created by the Benfield PE Department.