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Sports / P.E. Studies at The Heath School

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A course based on this specification should encourage candidates to: Develop and apply their knowledge, skills and understanding of physical education through selected practical activitiesDevelop their knowledge and understanding of the different factors that affect participation and performance and demonstrate their relationshipUnderstand the role of rules and conventions in selected activitiesPromote their understanding of the health benefits and risks associated with taking part in physical activityDevelop the skills necessary to analyse and improve performanceSupport their personal and social development through adopting different roles in selected activities when working with others.


This course will be assessed by:Perform Effectively - The course will assess a candidates ability to perform effectively under applied conditions in their selected activities by: a. using tactics and compositional techniques; b. observing the rules and conventions of their activities. Analyse Performance - The course will assess a candidates ability to analyse performance so as to: a. determine its strengths and weaknesses; b. improve its quality and effectiveness. Show Knowledge and Understanding - The course will assess a candidates ability to show knowledge and understanding of: a. the factors affecting participation and performance in physical activity; b. the relationship between health, fitness and practical activity; c. risk assessment in physical activity.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Heath School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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