KS5 Physical Education

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KS5 Physical Education

What does the course involve?

Year 12 Physical Education

  • Anatomy and Physiology and Practical Performance including skill acquisition
  • Skill Acquisition
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport

Year 13 Physical Education

  • Applied Physiology to Optimise Sports Performance
  • Psychological Aspects that Optimise Performance
  • Evaluating Contemporary Influences in Sport

How is it assessed?

Year 12 will cover two sections of the full A‐Level course. The first area will be examined in Paper 1 of the final exam and will cover three parts to the work

  • Section A: Applied Anatomy & Physiology
  • Section B: Skill Acquisition
  • Section C: Sport & Society

Part 2 will cover ‐ Practical performance in physical activity and sport. These are the coursework elements of the A‐Level and includes an assessment as a performer or coach in the full sided version of one activity, as well as written/verbal analysis of performance.

Year 13 makes up the final elements of the course which will be examined in Paper 2 of the final exam and covers work on

  • Section A: Exercise physiology and biomechanics
  • Section B: Sport psychology
  • Section C: Sport and society and technology in sport

In addition to this it will involve completion of the Practical performance in physical activity and sport.

  • Each lesson you will be formatively assessed on what was learned in the previous lesson (glossary testing)
  • You will undertake exams at the end of each ½ term

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