|Theory (70%)||Component 1- Physiological Factors Affecting Performance
|Component 2- Psychological Factors Affecting Performance
|Component 3- Socio-cultural and Contemporary Issues
|Practical (30%)||Component 4- Performance within Physical Education
Assessment for Examination
A two hour written paper and two one hour written papers for the theory aspect. The practical performance in one sport and an evaluation task are internally assessed and externally moderated.
It is expected that students will have achieved a grade 6 in GCSE PE and GCSE science, and are competing in their chosen sport at a good standard.
Progression routes and careers
- Entrance for university courses.
- Employment in the field of sport, leisure and recreation.
- Careers in the public services: teaching, nursing and physiotherapy, armed forces and police.