"The PE Team Department at John Whitgift Academy are a consistently professional and proactive team, who deliver effective teaching and learning that inspires young people to achieve the outcome of leading a life-long healthy and active lifestyle."
Head of Subject:
Mrs N Sowerby
Mrs N Sowerby
Mr C Gray
Mrs A Wardle (PE Technician)
KS4 Course Title
BTEC Sports Award
KS4 Exam Board and Course Number
AQA GCSE PE
Edexcel BTEC Sports Award
Coursework and Exam Percentages
GCSE PE 60% practical 40% Written Exam
Edexcel BTEC Sports Award. 2 compulsory units to pass. 4 units to be completed to gain the award. One unit an online examination. Three units controlled assessments.
KS4 Course Details:
GCSE PE. Practical – experience new and old sports to develop skills and tactical play. Learn about the body systems and reasons why to participate in sport. Contemporary issue, women in sport, drugs etc.
BTEC Sport – Look at Fitness for sport and exercise. Practical Sport. Lead Sport activities and qualities of a successful leader and training for personal fitness.
KS4 Number of lessons per week:
GCSE PE – 2 hours (1 practical & 1 theory)
BTEC Sport Award (2 hours)
Activities within subject area:
Netball Friday after school.
Rugby Thursday after school.
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