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PE

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.

PE Department Policy 

PE Kit List

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

Assessment

  • 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%)