This course encourages students who love PE to engage with key issues and themes relatingto contemporary global influences on physical education and sport. Students will use amultitude of skills to develop a holistic understanding of physical education.
You will develop a theoretical understanding of the factors that underpin physical activity
and sport and use this knowledge to improve sports performance. Throughout the course
you will have an opportunity to investigate how the physiological and psychological state of a sportsperson can affect
performance in both physical activity and sport.
Students will be assessed both theoretically and practically. The theory is assessed in a written exam and your coursework, it equates
to 70% of your overall mark. Students will also be assessed as a competitive sports performer. Students will be expected to complete
a practical assessment in three activities, they must consist of at least one individual and team sport. The practical assessment provides
the remaining 30% of your overall grade
Students will be assessed against set criteria from Edexcel and
will be expected to perform a range of sports skills in isolation
and within a competitive context.
Students will devise a 6 week exercise programme that
demonstrates their understanding of anatomy and physiology
and the key principles of training. Students will then use data
analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of their personalised