Type of Qualification

OCR GCSE Physical Education J587

https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse/physical-education-j587-from-2016/

 

Course Content

GCSE PE aims to provide a broad, coherent and practical curriculum that encourages learners to be inspired , motivated and challenged.  It will equip learners with the knowledge, understanding, skills and values to develop and maintain their performance in physical activities and understand the benefits to health, fitness and well-being.

The GCSE PE course will:

  • Develop theoretical knowledge and understanding of factors that underpin physical activity and sport and use this knowledge to improve performance.
  • Understand how the physiological and psychological state affects performance in physical activity and sport.
  • Perform effectively in different physical activities by developing skills and techniques and selecting and using tactics, strategies and/or compositional ideas.
  • Develop their ability to analyse and evaluate to improve performance.
  • Understand the contribution which physical activity and sport make to health, fitness and well-being.
  • Understand socio-cultural influences which can affect people’s involvement in physical activity and sport.

The GCSE PE course is assessed in the following four modules:

Physical Factors Affecting Performance (30%)

· Applied anatomy and physiology

· Physical training

Socio-Cultural Issues and Sports Psychology (30%)

· Socio-cultural influences

· Sports psychology

· Health, fitness and well-being

Practical Performances (30%)

· Assesses core and advanced skills in three activities taken from the approved list

· One from the ‘individual’ list

· One from the ‘team’ list

· One from either list

Analysis and Evaluation (10%)

· This component draws upon the knowledge, understanding and skills a student has learnt and enables them to analyse and evaluate their own or a peer’s performance in one activity.

 

How is this course assessed?

· 2 x 1 hour, 60 mark, external          examinations (60%)

· Practical assessment in three         different sports (30%)

· Written analysis produced under       controlled conditions (10%)

 

Where will this course take me?

· A Level PE

· Cambridge National Level 3 Sports Studies/Sports Science

· VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

· BTEC Level 3 NED in Esports, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

· BTEC Level 3 NED in Sports Coaching and Development

· BTEC Level 3 NED in Sport and Exercise Science

· Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Community Coaching

 

 

 

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