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					GCSE PHYSICAL EDUCATION
          YEAR 9
   OPTIONS PRESENTATION
 Who should select this course?
Those with a passion for sport
Those who have an interest in
the effects physical activity
has on the body
Those with a social and
cultural view on sport in
today’s society and the impact
sport has on wider society
Those interested in the
reasons behind competitors
cheating and the drive
towards a culture of “winning
at all cost”
                 What will you learn?




You will:

   Develop knowledge and practical skills in a range of physical activities
   Examine the effects of exercise and how training can improve performance
   Find ways to improve your own performance in a variety of roles
   Identify ways to develop and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle through
   participation in physical activity
   Appreciate the benefits of promoting “sport for all”
  How is the course made up?

             GCSE PE




            CONTROLLED
PRACTICAL   ASSESSMENT   THEORY
   48%          12%       40%
                  Practical
                    48%
Section 1:

  Four practical performances in the role of
  either player/participant, coach or official
  You can achieve 48% of the marks from four
  performances, two of which may be in the
  role of a coach or official
            Controlled Assessment
              Coursework – 12%
Section 2

  This is worth 12% of the marks and should include
  planning, performing and evaluating a Personal
  Exercise Programme.
  Students adopt the role of a Personal Trainer and
  plan a 6 week program to improve a specific area of
  fitness identified by the student.
  Students will also have to analyse their own and
  others performance and suggest appropriate
  strategies to improve overall performance.
                  Theory
                   40%
Examination:

 This is externally assessed through a written
 examination paper of 1 hour and 30 minutes.
 This will contribute a maximum of 40%
 towards your total mark
           What can you do after you’ve
             completed the course
    Ideal preparation for the A Level
    Physical Education
    BTEC Firsts and Nationals in Sport or
    Sport and Exercise Sciences
    Course develops transferable skills and
    key skills that employers are looking for
    and can lead to a wide variety of
    employment opportunities.

This can include:

    Recreational management
    Leisure activities
    Coaching
    Officiating
    Fitness industry
    Armed forces
    Civil Service
        Level 2 BTEC Option
As a department we understand the certain
pupils enjoy sport however struggle with
exams, therefore all pupils selecting GCSE PE
will have an option of doing a BTEC Level 2 in
Sport which is 100% coursework.
This option is only available at the end of Year
10 once assessment has been made regarding
progress on the GCSE PE course.
     SPORT
DON’T JUST PLAY IT
   LEARN IT!

				
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