Physical Education

Head of Dept: Mrs S Moore


Staff in department

Mrs M Sandy, Mr B Hughes

A Level

  • A level exam board: CCEA
Module% of AS or
A2 grade
How is it assessed?Module Title
AS Module 160% of ASCourseworkSports Science & the Active Leisure Industry: Fitness & Training for Sport
AS Module 240% of ASExternal written exam at the end of yr13 (2hrs)Sports Science & the Active Leisure Industry: Health, Fitness & Lifestyle
A2 Module 1*AS total marks will account for 40% of overall A2 marks

60% of A2
CourseworkSports Science & the Active Leisure Industry: Event Management in the Active Leisure Industry
A2 Module 240% OF A2External Written Exam at the end of yr14 (2hrs)Sports Science & the Active Leisure Industry: The application of Science to Sports Performance

GCSE

  • GCSE exam board: CCEA
GCSE% of GCSE gradeHow is it assessed?Unit title
Unit 125%External Written exam at the end of yr12 (1 hr and 15mins)Factors Underpinning Health and Performance
Unit 225%External Written exam at the end of yr12 (1 hr and 15mins)Developing Performance
Unit 350%Controlled Assessment (student performs 3 physical activities or sports)
3 x 50 = 150 marks Students are assessed on the quality
of analysis and evaluation 1 x 50 = 50 marks Total = 200 marks
Individual Performances in Physical Activities and Sports

KS3: Brief topic overview

Year 8

2 x 35mins for PE per week / 2 x 35mins for Games per week.
All pupils will have the opportunity to increase their knowledge, understanding and skills in Gymnastics, Swimming, Athletics, Health Related Fitness, Dance, Netball, Basketball, Hockey & Rugby.

Year 9

2 x 35mins for PE per week / 2 x 35mins for Games per week
All pupils will have the opportunity to increase their knowledge, understanding and skills in Gymnastics, Health Related Fitness, Athletics, Dance, Netball, Basketball, Hockey & Rugby.

Year 10

1 x 35mins for PE per week / 2 x 35mins for Games per week
All pupils will have the opportunity to increase their knowledge, understanding and skills in Health Related Fitness, Athletics, Football, Volleyball, Netball, Basketball, Badminton, Hockey & Rugby.

Winter Term

Hockey, Rugby, Football, Netball, Badminton & Swimming

Summer Term

Cricket, Girls’ Football, Girls’ Rugby, Athletics, Tennis & Surf Club