GCSE PE

STUDY GCSE PE AT WITCHFORD VILLAGE COLLEGE

During the GCSE PE course, you will engage and discover a variety of different areas within Physical Education and Sport.

It is a great opportunity to further develop your enthusiasm and passion for Physical Education and Sport in a variety of different disciplines.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

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PAPER 1

AnatPhys

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY


In this unit, you will learn about the Skeletal System, Muscular System, Movement Analysis, Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems and the Effects of Exercise.

Training

PRINCIPLES OF TRAINING


In this unit, you will learn about the Components of Fitness, Training Principles, Optimising Training and the Preventing Injuries

PAPER 2

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SOCIO-CULTURAL INFLUENCES

In this unit, you will learn about the Factors Affecting Participation, Commercialisation in Sport and Ethical Issues in Sport.

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SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

In this unit, you will learn about the Characteristics of Skills, Goal Setting, Mental Preparation and Types of Guidance & Feedback.

 

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HEALTH, FITNESS & WELL-BEING

In this unit, you will learn about the Physical, Social & Emotional Health, Sedentary Lifestyles and Diet & Nutrition.

HOW IS THE COURSE ASSESSED?

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2 X 1-HOUR EXAMINATIONS (60%)

60% of the course is assessed with 2 x 1-Hour Exams at the end of Year 11. These exams will be split into the following:

Paper 1 - Anatomy & Physiology & Physical Training

Paper 2 - Socio-Cultural Influences, Sport Psychology & Health, Fitness & Well-Being.

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PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT (30%)

30% of the course is assessed using practical evidence across THREE DIFFERENT SPORTS.

To find out more about the practical assessment, click here.

 

 

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ANALYSIS & EVALUATION COURSEWORK (10%)

10% of the course is coursework based. You will be assessed to Analyse & Evaluate your Performance (AEP) in one sport.

To find out more about the coursework assessment, click here. 

 

USEFUL RESOURCES

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GCSE PE REVISION WEBSITE

This GCSE PE Revision website (www.gcseperevision.co.uk) has been created for Witchford Village College students to help develop and enhance your knowledge and apply your understanding across all the topics covered.

It will also provide guidance on the Practical Assessment and Coursework elements of the course.

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OCR GCSE PE TEXTBOOK

To purchase the OCR GCSE PE text book, please click here.

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REVISION GUIDE

To purchase this revision guide, please click here.

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ONLINE RESOURCES

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