Physical Education

Physical Education                                     

Examination Board - AQA


This qualification is linear so students will sit all their exams and submit all their non exam assessment at the end of Year 13.

The topics below will be covered in Year 12
1. Applied anatomy and physiology
2. Skill acquisition
3. Sport and society

The topics below will be covered in Year 13
4. Exercise physiology
5. Biomechanical movement
6. Sport psychology
7. Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport

Students will also participate in a practical activity throughout the 2 year course, this has to be one that is included in the specification.  At the end of the 2 years they will be assessed in their performance in this sport. They will also be required to submit an oral or written analysis of performance. This accounts for 30% of the final marks.


The table below indicates how students will be examined in the subject, they will sit two, 2 hour examinations, each worth 35%.   The questions will be a variety of multiple choice, short and extended writing essay type questions.


Assessment

PAPER  1
- Factors affecting participation in physical activity and sport
Written Exam 2 hours (35% of marks)

PAPER 2
-Factors affecting optimal performance
in physical activty and sport.
Written Exam 2 hours (35% of marks)

NON-EXAM ASSESSMENT
Practical performance in physical activity and sport.
Internal assessment, external moderation

( 30% of marks)

 

Community Sports Leader                

Examination Board - EDEXCEL        


The Community Sports Leader Award is a nationally recognised qualification that enables successful candidates to lead groups of people in sport and recreational activities with indirect supervision. It encourages participants to take responsibility for others, develops organisational and communication skills and instils confidence in people for whom leading groups in sporting activities is a new experience.
Who can become a sports leader?

Anyone can do a Community Sports Leader Award

As long as they are 16 or older and have some get up and go! You don’t need to be a sporting superstar to get involved.   A Sports Leader Award is a nationally recognised qualification and can help you get a job or get into further education.

The Level 2 Award in Community Sports Leadership gives people aged 16 upwards the skills needed to plan and deliver safe sporting and recreational activities.

The Award develops vital leadership skills such as communication, organisation and motivation, whilst instilling the confidence and desire in people to make a difference within their own communities.

The qualification is practical in nature, with an emphasis on learning through doing and applying knowledge, rather than through theory.


Benefits
                                                 
• Personal Development – increase in confidence, self-esteem and self-management

• Obtain relevant skills and experience that can be transferred into a variety of situations and environments
 

A Quote from Stover

“You get to have many friends and there are lots of new things to experience like dancing, badminton and eating pancakes!”

Haleemah, 9

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