Physical Education Scheme of Work (SS1 – SS3)

Lagos State Scheme of Work For Physical Education Senior Secondary School –


Second Term SS1 Physical Education Scheme of Work Lagos State NAPPS

WEEK 1: FIRST AID – Definition, objectives, qualities of fist aider, content of first aid box and uses.

– Basic principle of first aid and safety precautions in physical education and sports.

Week 2: Common sports injuries e. g. fracture, dislocation wound, sprain, strain, muscle cramp, muscle pull etc.

– Causes

– Symptoms

– Treatment

– Prevention

Week 3: Ball game (handball) – Theory

– Nature of the game

– Dimension of the court

– Basic skills

– Facilities and equipment

– Rules and regulation

– Officials and their duties

– Terminologies used

– Practical demonstration.

Week 4: Traditional Physical Education and Sport in West Africa:

– Origin

– Importance and types e. g. aquatic sport, boat regatta, argungu fishing festival, dumbe, langalanga, African Bollard (Aarin), Kokuwa etc.

– Modern physical education sport in West Africa.

Week 5: The all African Games – (emphasis should be laid on all African Game that have been taken place.

– Discuss on the headquarters, membership and functions of the council.

– International governing bodies such as supreme council for sports (SCSA), ECOWAS games, WAUG, FASU, FISU, ID, FIFA, IAAF, AIGBA, FIVB, WAGU, FIG, IHF, FINA, etc.

Week 6: Raket game – Tennis Theory

– Specification of the court

– Nature of the game

– Equipment

– Skills

– Rules and regulations

– Officials

Week 7 – 8: Practicals Demonstration

Week 9: Respiratory system:

– Structure and functions of the lungs

– International and external respiration

– Mechanism of breathing

– An aerobic and anaerobic respiration.

Week 10: Circulatory system:

– Structure and functions of the heart

– The blood vessels i. e. veins, arteries and capillaries

– Pulse rate

– Systolic and diatonic pressure

– Difference between pulmonary vein and pulmonary arteries.

Week 11: Revision of the term’s work

Week 12 and 13: Examination

Second Term SS2 Physical Education Scheme of Work Lagos State NAPPS

Week 1: History of Athletics (theory and practical)

– Meaning of Athletics

– Scope of Athletic – track and field events.

– Tract events

– Short distance race e. g. 100m

– Middle distance race e. g. 800m

– Long distance race e. g. 3, 000m, relay races (circular) e. g. 4 x 100m, hurdle e. g. low and high.

Week 2: Methods of starting races e. g.

– Standing

– Crouch: Types of crouch (a) bunch/bullet. (b) medium (c) elongated

– Command in starting races e. g. on your marks’, set’, Go’,

(a) Rules and regulations guiding track, (c) Phases of running and strategies e. g. start, acceleration, running/sprinting. Finishing. (d) Construction of a standard track.

Week 3: Relay race: (theory and practical)

– Meaning of relay races

– Types of relay races e. g. medley

– Materials: facilities and equipment

– Methods of baton changes

– Changes over zone

– Rules and regulation.

Week 4: Hurdles (Theory and practicals):

– Description of hurdling event in athletics

– Types of hurdling events

– Basic techniques/skills

– Materials: facilities and equipment

– Table of specification

– Rules and regulations officiating.

Week 5: Skeleton system:

– Meaning of skeleton

– Major division of human skeleton

– Parts/structure of human skeleton

– Bones of the human skeleton, Axial and appendicular, functions of human skeleton.

– Joints/Articulation: – Meaning of joints. Types of joints types of movement in the joints e. g. flexion. Relationship of the movement of the joints to exercises and planes.

Week 6: Field events (theory and practicals)

– Meaning of field events

– Scope: Jumps and throws

– Jumps: e. g. high jump, long jump etc. phases of jump.

– Types of jump (materials: facilities an equipment). Rules and regulation, officiating, safety precautions.

Week 7: Continuous assessment

Week 8: Throwing Events: Theory and practicals:

– Description of throwing events

– Types of throwing events

– Phases of throws

– Skills and techniques

– Materials: facilities and equipment.

– Rules and regulations officiating

– Safety precaution

– Athletics officials and their duties e. g. referee.

Week 9: Ball games: (Volley ball) Theory and practicals:

– Brief history of the game

– Specification of the court

– Skills/techniques of the game

– Team formation and playing strategies

– Materials: facilities and equipment

– Rules and regulations

– Officiating.

– Safety precautions

– Terminologies.

Week 10: Ball games (basket-ball) Theory and practicals:

– Brief history of the game

– Specification of the pitch

– Skills/techniques

– Team formation and playing strategies

– Materials: facilities and equipment

– Rules and regulations

– Officiating

– Safety precaution

– Terminologies

Week 11: Revision

Week 12 – 13: Examination

Second Term SS3 Physical Education Scheme of Work Lagos State NAPPS


Week 1 & 2: Circulatory system:

– Definition, types

– The heart structure and functions

– The blood vessels

Week 3: Athletic:

– Definition, track and field, scopes, equipment and facilities.

Week 4 – 5: Respiratory system:

– Definition, internal and external respiration, aerobic and anaerobic respiration.

Week 6: Simple mechanics of motion:

– Principles of lever system

– Gravity, work velocity, balance and angles

– Application to game situation.

Third Term SS1 Physical Education Scheme of Work Lagos State NAPPS

1.History and development of Physical Education in Nigeria
2.Dance and Rhythm of selected traditional dance/music
3.Tournament: -Definition, factors that determine choice of tournament -Types of tournament
4.(a) Ball Game (basket ball) Theory -nature of the game, skill, Equipment and facilities -court specification, rules and regulations -officials b)Practical demonstration
5.Digestive System -Structure and function of alimentary canal -Process of digestion -Absorption and assimilation
6.Athletics (field events) Throws and jumps – Discuss, Javelin, Short put, Hammer, High jump Long jump (Emphasis on types and techniques b) Practical demonstration
8.Gymnastics: – History, Scope, Facilities and equipment -Practical demonstration box work e.g. Neck spring, astride vault, thorough vaults. Mat work e.g. Hand spring, cart wheel, forward roll, backward roll  
9.(a) Physical fitness (i) Definition, Importance, components and values of physical fitness (b) Physical fitness test
10.Nutrition in sports (i) Classification (ii) Relevance diet to different sports (iii) Types of food to be taken before, during and after sports

Third Term SS1 Physical Education Scheme of Work Lagos State NAPPS

1.SOMATOTYPE -Meaning of somatotype, human body types -Character tic of the body on physical performance -Advantages and disadvantage of body types MUSCLES: -Meaning, types, functions related to movement -Types of contractions -Difference between isometric and isotomic contraction of muscles
2.POSTURE: Meaning, Types, cause and characteristic
3.RACKET GAMES: (Tennis) Theory and practical -Brief history of the game, specification of the court -Nature of the game, Skills/techniques of the games, -Materials, facilities and equipment -Rules and regulations, official and their duties, safety precautions, Terminologies  
4.NERVOUS SYSTEM – Definition of nervous system -Components of nervous system: the brain, spinal cord, nerves etc
5.NUTRITION -managing of nutrition, classes of food, balanced and unbalanced diet, functions of food, planning of athletics diet
6.HOCKEY GAMES –(Theory and practical) -Brief history of the game, specification of the pitch -Skills/techniques, materials: facilities and equipment -Rules and regulations, official and their duties -Safety precautions and Terminologies  
8.WEEK 8 & 9: DRUG EDUCATION: (a) Definition of drugs: types of drugs, reasons why people use drugs, effect of hard drugs (b)Drugs in sports -What is doping? – The Ergogenic aids, reasons for doping, effects of doping in sports, effects of enabolic steroid, Dangers of anabolic steroid.
10.RACKET GAMES (Badminton) theory and practical Brief history of the game, specification of the courts, nature of the game, skills/techniques of the game Materials: facilities and equipments, Rules and regulations, officiating, Safety precautions.  Terminologies  

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