Year 11 Leavers – Physical Education

COURSE CONTENT

Paper1: Factors affecting participation in physical activity and sport

What’s assessed:

Section A: Applied anatomy and physiology
Section B: Skill acquisition
Section C: Sport and society

How it’s assessed:

Written exam: 2 hours • 105marks • 35% of A-level

Paper2: Factors affecting optimal performance in physical activity and sport

What’s assessed:

Section A: Exercise physiology and biomechanics
Section B: Sport psychology
Section C: Sport and society and technology in sport

How it’s assessed:

Written exam: 2 hours • 105marks • 35% of A-level

Non-exam assessment: Practical performance in physical activity and sport

What’s assessed:

Students assessed as a performer or coach in the full-sided version of one activity.

Plus: written/verbal analysis of performance.

How it’s assessed:

Internal assessment, external moderation • 90marks •30% of A-level

Links for further reading:

Key topic revision links:

A-level PE Physiological LAST MINUTE REVISION 2019 – YouTube
A-level PE Biomechanics LAST MINUTE REVISION 2019 – YouTube
OCR A Level PE – Altitude – YouTube
A-level PE Revision 2018 – Classification of Skill – YouTube
Module 1 Classification of Motor Skills m4 – YouTube
Joints and Movements – YouTube
Barriers to Participation A Level PE Sport & Society – YouTube
Sports Psychology – Attitudes – YouTube
Technology in Sport – YouTube

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