Mission Statement: To instil a lifelong love of PE and sport, which leads to a balanced, active & healthy lifestyle.
Curriculum Map: This link allows you to see when topics may be covered; this is a guide for information only and has the potential to change as the year progresses.
Students will have the option of participating in one hour of physical activity a week as part of their enrichment programme, the aim of this is to help maintain a healthy body and mind.
Students can also choose to study A Level Physical Education, they will need to purchase the text book: OCR A LEVEL PE by John Honeybourne & Sarah Powell, ISBN number: 978 5104 73317.
The content and assessment overview is outlined below:
Physiological factors affecting performance: applied anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology and biomechanics
Psychological factors affecting performance: skill acquisition and sports psychology
Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport: sport and society, and contemporary issues in physical activity and sport
Practical Performances: either core and advanced skills in performing one activity or core and advanced skills in coaching one activity
Evaluating and Analysing performance for Improvement
- Physiological factors affecting performance: written paper (30%)
- Psychological factors affecting performance: written paper (20%)
- Sociocultural issues in physical activity and sport: written paper (20%)
- Practical Performances: nonexam assessment (15%)
- Evaluating and Analysing performance for Improvement: nonexam assessment (15%)