Level 4
Unit No:
Guided learning hours:
84 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes


Understand own school's aims, priorities, targets and action plans for Physical Education (PE).

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain own school's aims, priorities, targets and plans for PE.
  • 1.2
    Explain how PE contributes to the overall school aims, targets and action plans.
  • 1.3
    Explain how assessment, recording and reporting of pupil's attainment and progress in PE meets statutory requirements and those of their own school.


Be able to assess standards and plan for improvements in the teaching of PE in primary schools.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Summarise the main characteristics of high quality teaching in PE in primary schools.
  • 2.2
    Explain strategies for improving and sustaining high standards of teaching, learning and achievement of pupils.
  • 2.3
    Assess the standards of PE teaching by staff against the Ofsted Quality of Teaching criteria.


Be able to provide leadership in primary PE.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Explain how to develop a climate that enables staff and pupils to develop a positive attitude towards PE.
  • 3.2
    Develop and implement appropriate policies and procedures and present these to head teachers and governors.


Be able to develop plans and set targets for PE in primary.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Develop short, medium and long term plans for PE in school addressing any weaknesses and building on strengths.
  • 4.2
    Use analysis of appropriate pupil data to develop realistic and challenging targets for improvement in the subject.


Be able to manage resources effectively for PE in primary.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Summarise staff and resource needs in teaching PE within own school.
  • 5.2
    Deploy staff and resources within own school effectively.
  • 5.3
    Analyse how effectively and efficiently learning resources including ICT are managed within PE.


Be able to manage risk in primary PE across a school.

Assessment Criteria

  • 6.1
    Evaluate a variety of risk assessments for PE provision.
  • 6.2
    Create, review and revise risk assessments as appropriate ensuring best practice.
  • 6.3
    Implement strategies to manage risk in PE across a school.


Be able to monitor the quality of teaching and learning in PE provision.

Assessment Criteria

  • 7.1
    Develop procedures for monitoring the quality of teaching and learning in PE in own school.
  • 7.2
    Monitor quality of teaching and learning in PE in own school against national benchmarks and identify areas for improvement.
  • 7.3
    Review and revise action plans and priorities for PE in own school against best practice exemplification.
  • 7.4
    Monitor the impact of subject specific Continued Professional Development (CPD) on supporting improvements in the quality of teaching and learning in PE in own school.


Be able to monitor pupil achievement in PE.

Assessment Criteria

  • 8.1
    Evaluate curriculum coverage and access for all pupils, including use of extended curriculum to support pupil achievement.
  • 8.2
    Summarise standards of pupil achievement in PE in own school against school targets and national benchmarks.
  • 8.3
    Monitor recording of formative and summative assessment of pupils in PE.
  • 8.4
    Use data effectively to monitor achievement of mini cohorts for example Looked after Children (LaC).


Be able to manage CPD of staff delivering PE in own school.

Assessment Criteria

  • 9.1
    Identify CPD needs with regard to PE in own school.
  • 9.2
    Lead and facilitate CPD of staff.
  • 9.3
    Plan appropriate CPD for staff (and self) to ensure high quality teaching and learning.