GCSE Physical Education at Queen Elizabeth School
If you have a strong practical base in sport, enjoy PE and would love to learn more about sport then this is the course for you
GCSE PE will give you an insight into Anatomy and Physiology, Psychology of Sport, what makes a Healthy Active lifestyle and much , much more
GCSE PE will give you the necessary tools to analyse and improve upon your own performance.
Pupils will extend and develop the skills associated with their particular sports and activities they learned during Year 7, 8 and 9. By the end of the course they will have:
been assessed in four practical activities as either a performer, coach or official
learned the techniques of observation and analysis
been involved in assisting with the coaching of junior teams
studied a range of practical activities
learned about Health and Fitness, what constitutes and Healthy lifestyle.
sit two exams, one at the end of each year.
completed an Analysis of Lifestyle and an Analysis of Performance task.
Pupils are expected to be playing at school level or above in at least 2 sports due to the high volume of assessment of practical ability.
Pupils who complete the course will be able to demonstrate to any prospective employer or higher educational institute that they have developed valuable personal skills. These include: leadership, teamwork, working to and meeting deadlines and analysis of self and others in order to achieve an improvement in performance. This course also provides an excellent preparation for any pupil considering taking PE in the sixth-form.
Speak to Mrs Blackburn or Mr Williams
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Elizabeth School directly.