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News: Pupils will finish at 1:35 on Wednesday 20th December for the Christmas holidays 🎄


It’s our amazing breakfast reading morning tomorrow from 7:30am. Come and read and have a free breakfast on us 📖🍳🥓


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Another day, another show! Today Y2 are watching perform Bugsy Malone


Enjoy 😊


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Enroute to CERN with our a-level physics students. Far too excited


Just a reminder for tonight 😊


A really informative day so far- brilliant to see 👍🏻


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In with team for for Yr12


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Student drop-ins at lunch time today: and both with . If you can't attend you can still speak to us via


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HACH’s finest... a pretty good teachmeet.


You are all welcome to our sixth form opening evening tomorrow night, starting at 6pm until 8 👍🏻😁


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What an amazing turnout and presentations


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A blustery day at Mersea today - well done year 11 for getting stuck in with some ‘proper geography’ in preparation for the mocks


We hope you all had a brilliant day at the kids lit quiz 2017- keep reading 😁


Wow what an amazing day at the Kids Lit Quiz today. Fantastic effort to all involved 👌🏻📚👍🏻😁


Just a reminder we have our sixth form open evening this Thursday evening from 6pm- All welcome 😁


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and Michelle Harrison


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How about a retweet to raise awareness of our twitter account?


Happy half term everyone 👍🏻 see you all back on Monday 6th November


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Year 7 5-a-side borough champions!!! Mr Bridges

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Physical Education

Physical Education

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature. Other requirements include a GCSE Grade 6 in PE, or Distinction in PE BTEC. Candidates are also required to have a GCSE Grade 6 in Core or Additional Science or Biology. Alongside this they must also be actively involved in sport outside of the academy.

How will you be assessed?

Unit 1: Unit 1: (30% of final grade) Physiology Factors that affect performance – 90 marks – 2 hour externally assessed examination.

Units Studied

  • Applied anatomy and physiology
  • Exercise physiology
  • Biomechanics

Unit 2: (20% of final grade) Psychological factors affecting performance – 60 marks – 1 hour externally assessed examination.

Units Studied

  • Skill acquisition
  • Sports psychology

Unit 3: (20% of final grade) Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport – 60 marks – 1 hour externally assessed examination

Units Studied

  • Sport and society
  • Contemporary issues in physical activity and sport

Unit 4: (30% of final grade) Performance in physical education (coursework) internally assessed.

  • Performance or Coaching
  • Evaluation and Analysis of Performance for Improvement (EAPI)

Exam board: OCR