|60% Written Exam:||2 exam papers|
|30% Practical Unit:||3 activity areas must be at least one team sport and one individual|
|10% Course Work: What We Study||Personal exercise plan|
|Theory Content||Paper 1: fitness and body systems – this includes applied anatomy and physiology looking at body systems (cardio-respiratory and musculo-skeletal ), movement analysis and physical training|
|Paper 2: health and performance – this area covers health, fitness and well-being, sport psychology, socio-cultural influences and using data|
|Practical Unit||Practical performance: Assessed in three sporting activities from a selected list. Pupils’ skills and game play will be assessed in a team sport and one individual sport with the final activity being a free choice|
|Course Work||Pupils will plan, carry out and evaluate a personal exercise program|
Why take this course
To gain success you must have a passion for both playing and learning about sport. The theory content means you need to have an aptitude for the sciences and how it is applied to sport. If you are thinking of taking A-level PE or considering a career in sport this course is a great stepping stone in furthering your knowledge and understanding of all sporting areas.
Pupils must also play sport inside and outside school to succeed in the practical element of the course.
Course Leader: Mr Veares (firstname.lastname@example.org)