Physical Education

Physical Education



AQA Physical Education GCSE or BTEC

Course Structure

Major theory topics included are: Physical factors such as training, fitness, injury and diet; Social factors such as school, the media and leisure time and other factors such as international, cultural and fatigue.

Various practical activities will be delivered and will include participation as a player, official, coach or choreographer.


40% External Examination 60% Controlled Assessment

Additional opportunities

Extracurricular opportunities include team practices, inter-house competition and interschool competition.

Skills Developed

You will develop a range of useful skills including practical ability, verbal and written communication, teamwork and leadership.

Progression Routes

Further study might include A-Level Physical Education or BTEC Level 3 in Sport which can both be studied at Westwood College. It will also prepare you to lead an active and healthy lifestyle in your leisure time.

For more information

Mrs A Moore

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