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We are pleased to announce that our new GCSE (9-1) Physical Education qualification is accredited for first teaching in 2016.
Our GCSE (9-1) in Physical Education is designed to open your students’ eyes to the amazing world of sports performance.
A clear insight into the field – The combination of physical performance and academic challenge provides an exciting opportunity for students. They also learn about physical education through a range of different contexts and the impact it has on everyday lives.
Keeps the subject real – It encourage students to immerse themselves in the world of sports and PE with the chance to perform sport (through the non-exam assessment component), and delve into the how and why of physical activity and sport.
Skills for a modern world – Students have the opportunity to develop a practical set of key skills, including dealing with pressure, split second decision-making, interpreting and analysing data, and more.
Accessible for more students – The written papers are designed in manageable bite size chunks rather than being massively long, thus aiding your teaching and your students’ revision.
Support and guidance – You’ll find resources and support, developed through collaboration between our Physical Education Subject Specialists, teachers and other subject experts, on our website.
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Accredited specification for the new GCSE (9–1) Physical Education qualification.
An overview of our GCSE (9–1) Physical Education qualification for first teaching September 2016.
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A selection of candidate style answers with associated commentary.
This guide will help teachers plan for and teach about optimising training by giving guidance on key concepts and suggesting classroom activities.
This guide will help teachers plan for and teach the cardiovascular system by giving guidance on key concepts and suggesting classroom activities.
This document gives teachers additional background information for the biomechanics, psychology and physical training activity.
This lesson element, or classroom activity, focuses on the topic of biomechanics, psychology and physical training.
This fact sheet can be used at open/options evenings to give students and parents an insight to the qualification.
A useful reference document for teachers and students. (A GCE glossary is also available on the GCE physical education webpage.)
Additional guidance on how internal standardisation may be approached.
A guide containing definitions, alternative names and explanations on the topic.
This pack focuses on planes of movement and axes of rotation, with four suggested learner activities.
This resource contains teaching ideas and learner activities relating to current participation trends in physical activity and sport.
OCR has endorsed or recommended the following resources for use with this specification. For more information about endorsed or recommended resources, visit our endorsement page. Note: OCR is not responsible for the contents of third party sites.
Inspire, motivate and give confidence to your students with OCR PE for GCSE Second Edition. This reliable and accessible textbook is structured to match the specification exactly and will provide your students with the knowledge they need, while giving them the opportunity to build skills through appropriate activities.
Publication date: June 2016
Student eTextbooks are downloadable versions of the printed textbook, available via Dynamic Learning