KS4 Physical Education

Students are assessed on their practical performances over the two year duration of the course with their four highest scoring activities going towards their final mark (48%). Students are also required to demonstrate their knowledge of the rules, techniques and their ability to analyse performance in one of their chosen activities (12%).

Students currently in Year 9 will follow a new accredited GCSE PE course. At present the PE Department is reviewing a range of available courses and will make a final decision on which one to deliver in the near future.


Students in Year 10 and 11 currently follow the Edexcel/Pearson GCSE PE course which is comprised of:

60% Practical component

40% Written Examination

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GCSE Physical Education