Physical Education GCSE

Course Summary

GCSE PE covers three main areas: 

  1. Application of theoretical knowledge to practical performance 
  2. Practical performance 
  3. Personal Exercise Plan

The theoretical topics include:

  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Movement analysis
  • Physical training
  • Health, fitness & well-being
  • Sport psychology
  • Socio-cultural influences

Lessons are practical and classroom based.

Assessment

PE is assessed as follows:

  1. Two Written exams – 60%
  2. Practical performance – 30%
  3. PEP – 10%

PE Curriculum Map