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Key Stage 4 Options Booklet 2017/2018

PH&F Department

Students who are enthusiastic about sport and proficient in a variety of areas would be suited to studying a sport-related course that not only develops their practical skills but also introduces them to the theoretical side of Physical Education. Such courses are particularly relevant to students looking at a career in the sports industry or who want to maintain a good level of expertise and fitness in later life.

Courses and options offered in PH&F

  • GCSE PE (Physical Education)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Sport Science
GCSE in Physical Education
Exam BoardAQA
AssessmentExam and practical coursework
Overview

This is an optional course, taught over two lessons per week. This course encourages students to develop their practical performance in three different physical activities in the role of player/performer (one in a team activity, one in an individual activity and a third in either a team or individual activity). The theoretical element is based on two areas:

  • The human body and movement in physical activity
  • Sport and socio-cultural influences and well- being in physical activity and sport
Units studied

Unit 1: Theoretical (70%)

  • The human body and movement in physical activity and sport. Content includes applied anatomy and physiology, movement analysis, physical training and use of data.
  • Socio-cultural influences and well-being in physical activity and sport. Content includes sports psychology, socio-cultural influences, health, fitness and well-being and use of data.

Unit 2: Practical (30%)

  • Practical performance in three different physical activities.
  • Analysis and evaluation of performance to bring about improvement in one activity.
Progression to Sixth FormThis course can lead to the Level 3 Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma in Sport.
Cambridge National Level 2 Certificate in Sport Science
Exam BoardOCR
AssessmentExam and practical coursework
OverviewThis is an optional course, taught over two lessons per week. This course will develop theoretical knowledge and is both portfolio based (75%) and externally examined (25%).
Units studied

Two mandatory units:

  • Reducing the risk of sports injuries – assessed by a one hour examination.
  • Applying principles of training – centre assessed tasks that are externally moderated.

Two optional units from the following:

  • The body’s response to physical activity
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Nutrition
  • Technology in Sport

All of these units are centre assessed and externally moderated.

Progression to Sixth FormThis course can lead to the Level 3 Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma in Sport.
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