Physical Education

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Examination Board

GCSE PE Edexcel - Year 9 & Year 11
OCR Sports Studies - Year 10

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Information about the course

From Y9 students are given the opportunity to study GCSE PE, developing both their physical and theoretical knowledge of the subject.

The practical performance is worth 30% of the qualification in three practical activities in the role of player/performer only. At least one team and one individual sport must be submitted with one other from either section. The Personal Exercise Programme (The PEP) comprises 10% of the qualification. The purpose of the PEP is to assess students’ skills in analysing and evaluating performance in order to improve/ optimise performance in their chosen activity. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of the principles of training, relevant methods of training in order to analyse and evaluate their PEP.

Theoretical aspect of the course is as follows:

Fitness and Body Systems - 36%
Health and Performance - 24%

OCR Sports Studies Y10 has four units of study:

Contemporary Issues in Sport
30 guided learning hours and a 1 hour written paper - 60 marks (60 UMS), OCR set and marked. This question paper comprises of short answer questions, extended response questions and some use of multiple choice questions which assesses the quality of written communication.

Developing Sport Skills
30 guided learning hours and 10 hours internal assessment - 60 marks (60 UMS), Centre assessed and OCR moderated. The assessment for this unit comprises of centre assessed task(s).

Sports Leadership
30 guided learning hours and 10 hours internal assessment - 60 marks (60 UMS), Centre assessed and OCR moderated. The assessment for this unit comprises of centre assessed task(s).

Sport and The Media
30 guided learning hours and 10 hours internal assessment - 60 marks (60 UMS), Centre assessed and OCR moderated. The assessment for this unit comprises of centre assessed tasks(s)


Year 7 / Year 8 - Physical Education

Information about the course

The PE Department aim to offer pupils with many different experiences within a diverse and engaging curriculum, that challenges students both physically and theoretically. At Y7 and Y8 students at the Outwood Academy Freeston will study two hours of practical PE per week. Students are encouraged to become proficient in their skills, techniques and tactical awareness, learning how to apply this into different sports. Students are taught to make progress in both team and individual sports and have the opportunity to participate in extra curricular clubs in both.