• Sports High Jump

AS/A-level

We use the exam board OCR for A-level. A breif summary of topics covered can be found below, the full specificaiotn can be found online here: https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce/physical-education-h155-h555-from-2016/

 

The content of OCR’s A Level in Physical Education is divided into four components. Each component is further sub divided into topic areas and the detailed content associated with those topics.
 
Component 01: Physiological factors affecting performance (30%)
1.1 Applied anatomy and physiology
1.2 Exercise physiology
1.3 Biomechanics.
 
Component 02: Psychological factors affecting performance (20%)
2.1 Skill acquisition
2.2 Sports psychology.
 
Component 03: Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport (20%)
3.1 Sport and Society
3.2 Contemporary issues in physical activity and sport.
 
Component 04: Performance in physical education (NEA - Non exam assessment) (30%)
4.1 Performance or coaching of an activity taken from the approved lists*.
*The approved lists can be found in section 2e (page 34) of the ‘OCR AS and GCE guide to NEA in Physical Education’.
4.2 The Evaluation and Analysis of Performance for Improvement (EAPI).