MG 0100 2a

Curriculum Overview

The department offers AQA GCSE Physical Education.

Pupils can opt for GCSE PE during the options process. They start the 2 year course in Year 10. This provides an additional 3 x 60 minute lessons as well as the 2 x 60 minute lessons enjoyed by all pupils in core PE lessons. Lessons are a combination of theory based in a classroom and practical.

Pupils need to complete 3 sporting activities for the practical section, a short written project and 2 final examinations at the end of year 11.

The final grade is achieved by assessments in Practical activities worth 40% and Theory Exams worth 60%.

The exam board is AQA and details of the specification can be found here: