Is this course for you? This course is aimed at students who enjoy Physical Education and wish to develop their ability and interest both practically and theoretically. GCSE PE
How are students assessed? Students will be assessed through: AA practical element carrying 60% of the marks. TT he course will be largely aimed at games, with opportunities to be assessed in most activities including swimming, athletics and trampolining. PP upils must participate on a regular basis in order to gain the best practical grades possible. AA n independent Observation and Analysis study will be sent off to the exam board. GCSE PE
Assessment (cont) A theory element accounting for 40% of the marks. Based on a one and a half hour exam, questions will be based on topics including Health, Fitness Testing, Muscles, Bones, Circulatory System, Diet, Media, Sponsorship and Politics in Sport. GCSE PE
How will the course run? There are usually 3 GCSE PE lessons each week. Two of these lessons are often classroom based theory lessons. Homework will be set each week. This course provides a good grounding for students wishing to follow career opportunities in the sport and leisure industry, including working at leisure facilities, sports centres, health & fitness clubs; being a sports coach / teacher, working for a sports governing body. Students will hopefully enjoy the subject and gain a nationally recognised GCSE examination pass. GCSE PE
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