An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature. Other requirements include a GCSE B Grade in PE, or Distinction in PE BTEC. Candidates are also required to have a GCSE Grade B 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.
- Applied anatomy and physiology
- Exercise physiology
Unit 2: (20% of final grade) Psychological factors affecting performance – 60 marks – 1 hour externally assessed examination.
- 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
- 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