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Year 11

Year 11

GCSE

Sports Science GCSE practical assessments (worth a total of 60%) are started in Year 10 and will continue to take place each half-term, with the majority completed by the end of the autumn term in Year 11.  The final written examination (worth 40%) will be taken in May / June 2017.  There is the opportunity to move towards a double award in this subject.

Course specification

AQA             4890            GCSE Physical Education (Short course)

AQA             4892            GCSE Physical Education (Full course)

AQA             4894            GCSE Physical Education (Double award)

Useful websites

www.aqa.org.uk

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bitesize   www.s-cool.co.uk

Contact:    

Head of Physical Education department:  Miss Tompsett c.tompsett@parkhighstanmore.org.uk

BTEC First Award in Sport

Through a combination of practical experiences and written assignments BTEC First Award in Sport is made up of two units per academic year.  Students study ‘Training for personal fitness’ and ‘Practical sports performance’ in their first year. In the second year students complete ‘The sports performer in action’ and an online examination unit ‘Fitness for sport and exercise’. The final year culminates in the last two units which are ‘The mind and sports performance’ and ‘Leading sports activities’. The course allows for the opportunity for students to complete the course at an extended certificate level as well as level 1 and 2.

Course specification

Edexcel 600/4779/3

Useful websites

www.qualifications.pearson.com

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bitesize  

Contact:     Deputy Head of Physical Education:  Mr Whittaker mwhittaker1.310@parkhighstanmore.org.uk