Students will have access to all areas of the national curriculum through a variety of Athletics, Dance, Games, Gymnastics and Health-related activities. We aim to maximise student progress through the use of our brand new and well-equipped sports facilities. Pupils will develop practical and social skills and be encouraged to live a healthy active lifestyle both in and out of school.
Key Stage 3 students receive a total of 150 minutes per week and will study a minimum of 9 units per year from the following activities.
Key Stage 4 students receive a minimum of 50 minutes per week and will study a minimum of 6 units per year from the following activities.
- Table Tennis
Mr P Dawson – Curriculum Leader of PE
Miss G Gray – PE Teacher/Personal and Physical Development Coordinator
Miss J McGee – PE Teacher/Year 9 Leader
Mr R Lloyd – PE Teacher
Mrs L Turpin – PE Teacher/Geography Teacher/Co-ordinator of CEIAG
GCSE Physical Education
EXAM BOARD: OCR
GCSE Physical Education Course Aims
- To develop your knowledge and practical skills in a range of physical activities
- To examine the effects of exercise and how training can improve performance
- To identify ways to develop and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in physical activity
GCSE Physical Education (New Specification September 2016 onwards)
Exam Board: OCR
Theory Exam: 60%
Written Coursework: 10%
Practical Coursework: 30%
Component 1: Written Theory Examination (1 hour ) = 30%
Component 2: Written Theory Examination (1 Hour) = 30%
Section 1: practical assessment of three sports (one individual sport, one team sport and one sport from the approved DFE (Department for Education) GCSE PE list . = 30%
Section 2: Written analysis of performance coursework. = 10%
To develop your knowledge and practical skills in a range of physical activities.
To examine the effects of exercise and how training can improve performance.
To identify ways to develop and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in physical activity.
Pupils will be taught the relevant sections from the vast materials available in modern Physical Education, in order to provide pupils with the knowledge and understanding which they will require, to not only successfully pass the course, but also to meet the broad course aims above.
The theory section of the syllabus is divided into two main sections:
Component 01: Physical factors affecting performance
1.1 Applied anatomy and physiology
1.2 Physical training.
Component 02: Socio-cultural issues and sports psychology
2.1 Socio-cultural influences
2.2 Sports psychology
2.3 Health, fitness and well-being
Component 03: Performance in physical education
3.1 Performance of three activities taken from the two approved DFE lists
3.2 Analysing and Evaluating Performance (AEP), task-based coursework.