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.