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GCSE & A-level PE

AQA at GCSE

GCSE Physical Education will appeal to pupils who have already shown a strong interest in sport and a commitment to the sporting life of the school. You will be expected to take an active role by participating in extra-curricular activities and representing school teams.

Component 1, THE HUMAN BODY AND MOVEMENT IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & SPORT- 30% of total marks, examined by a 1 hour 15 minute written paper

Component 2, SOCIO-CULTURAL INFLUENCES AND WELL BEING IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & SPORT.30% of total marks, examined by a 1 hour 15 minute written paper.

These will consist of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions focussing on applied anatomy & physiology, movement analysis, physical training and the use of data.

Component 3, PRACTICAL PERFORMANCE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & SPORT. 40% of total marks, internally assessed and externally moderated.

This will consist of practical assessment in 3 activities (one team, one individual and one other) forming 30% of total marks and analysis & evaluation of practical performance forming 10% of total marks.

Team Activities:

Football, Rugby, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Dance, Hockey, Netball, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball.

Individual Activities:

Boxing, Athletics, Badminton, Canoeing, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Golf, Gymnastics, Equestrian, Rock Climbing, Skiing/ Snowboarding, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Trampolining, Tennis

 

 

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Extra-Curricular Responsibility

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LJG

Head of PE

 Girls' Football / Cricket

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JKH

2nd in PE / KS Responsibility

Netball / Athletics / Rounders

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VLH

School Sports Co-ordinator

Hockey / Cricket / Rounders

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Boys' Football / Rugby / Cricket

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Head of College / Primary School Liaison

Boys' football / Athletics

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KS

Deputy Headteacher - Director of Quality & Curriculum

 

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Boys' Rugby / Boys' Cricket

       
Sports Coaches

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