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GCSE Physical Education (Short Course)

Examining Body: Eduqas


There are 2 aspects to the course which are externally assessed at the end of the course.

60% of the final grade comes from one 60 minute exam paper.

Component 1: Introduction to Physical Education

•            Health, Fitness and Well-being

•            Exercise Physiology

•            Movement Analysis

40% of the final grade is from assessment. Learners will be assessed in two different activities. These must be a combination of individual and team sports e.g. 1 team sport and 1 individual sport.

Component 2: The Active Participant in Physical Education

Practical assessment will be ongoing throughout the course and pupils will be required to demonstrate their skills in a variety of drill situations and competitive conditions while under pressure. 

Full details of the course specification can be found by clicking here.


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