GCSE PE

Curriculum Overview – Year 9

In Year 9, students follow a practical programme throughout the year and are expected to participate in the school’s extra -curricular programme. In theory lessons the students will be taught the content of Paper 1: The human body and movement in physical activity and sport. Units include; Applied anatomy and physiology; Movement analysis; Physical training; Use of data.

Curriculum Overview – Year 10

Like Year 9, Year 10 students continue to follow a practical curriculum alongside being taught theoretical aspects of PE and continue to be expected to participate in the school extra-curricular sporting programme. In theory lessons the students will be taught the content of Paper 2: Socio-cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport. Units include: Sports psychology; Socio-cultural influences; Health, fitness and well-being; Use of data. Students will also start their non-examined assessment (coursework).

Curriculum Overview – Year 11

In Year 11, students will undertake a deeper learning of the more demanding examination questions and further their learning on Paper 1 and 2. They will also complete their non-examined assessment. Students continue to be required to participate in the schoolextra-curriculuar sporting programme.