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30/11/20

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Miss Viccars

Join us for some festive family fun before we break up for xmas! Fundraising for our PTA and bringing the community together... the ESJ virtual quiz night is on 11th December, hosted by the one and only ! Buy your tickets here: https://t.co/NjpOW2q6KT https://t.co/1u2h3dlQYx

29/11/20

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Miss Viccars

Amazing! ⭐️ https://t.co/D8DtnL1hKn

28/11/20

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Ms Horner

Fantastic revision resource, year 10 and 11. Get watching! https://t.co/4ANgDwwVYO

27/11/20

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ESJStudentLead

Had a really informative and productive meeting yesterday with the entire Student Leadership Team. Can’t wait for us to bring the ideas we discussed to life! Watch out!

27/11/20

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Ms F Clarke

Oo I’m excited to see!

27/11/20

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CathyP

Oh bless you. Thank you SO much. T has something he’s been working on all day to send you 🥰

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27/11/20

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Donna Horncastle

maybe need more inset days...lots of home done Eco resort https://t.co/xR5FJmKlwq

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27/11/20

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Cristin Casey Music

Looking for the producers' copy of FL Studio for 2 students. Does anyone in internet land have any links/discount codes? https://t.co/17LXfZ97v6

27/11/20

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Miss Viccars

Shopping for Black Friday? Help support our PTA by shopping via https://t.co/Wti8kM84ya - nominated charity is Epping St John's PTA. You can also support by shopping on https://t.co/DU2wp58dzn too! A portion of your purchase will be donated to PTA. :)

26/11/20

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Miss Viccars

From StLT to an evening with the Parent Carer Forum! What an invaluable group of parents they are - celebrating successes and providing feedback to help us as we continue to adapt. Thank you for joining us tonight!

26/11/20

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Adam Smith

Thank you Ms Horner and Ms Howlett, I thought your presentation was really informative. Our students are lucky to have such a brilliant English department. Hopefully we get a lot of students taking A-level English next year. https://t.co/4P6FIm7ZYV

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26/11/20

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Ms Horner

Some lovely feedback coming in about or subject information live event. https://t.co/oyHoZccYi6

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26/11/20

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Miss Viccars

42 members of giving up their evening to discuss the Student Council survey results and set a plan of action for next term! They’ve been so proactive this term despite restrictions. Could not be prouder of them. 🥰 https://t.co/vgjk1fXajj

26/11/20

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Ms Horner

Here's your reminder to join us live for our year 11 subject information evening. We look forward to speaking with you. https://t.co/z7cyFo3VyQ

26/11/20

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ShoeSu

Meant to tweet before to say thank you for the blazers. They are extremely smart 😊

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25/11/20

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MrFitten

Here it is Ho Ho House Christmas Card competition submit your designs to the Art Department by 7th Dec 🎅🧑‍🎄🤶🎄 https://t.co/2sDOZb6EpS

25/11/20

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ESJ Reading Race

This will help you knowledge in psychology and health social care. ⁦⁩ ⁦https://t.co/9FlJ5CrGvS

25/11/20

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ESJ Reading Race

This links to geography ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ! https://t.co/d1Mzkwv03D

25/11/20

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Mrs O’Boyle

Thank you to Reverend Lee Batson for the assembly to celebrate ‘Christ the King’ delivered live to all students this week https://t.co/DuwoU1Kcfg

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25/11/20

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Ms Horner

Some excellent TEAMs contributions from year 11 as we revised the significance of 'the ring' and Sheila's character in the opening act of An Inspector Calls. https://t.co/iXFQoOWPeF

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Physical Education A-Level

Importance of Physical Education

It is really important that we promote competitive support in schools, and that we underpin this by good quality physical education and by getting people into patterns of exercise. - Sebastian Coe

Course Content

Component 1 is Physiological factors affecting performance.  This part of the course is worth 30% of the overall grade. Topics that will be covered include applied anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology and biomechanics.  The final exam for this section is a 90 mark paper that you have two hours to complete. 

Component 2 is Psychological factors affecting performance which is worth 20% of the overall grade. This part of the course will cover skill acquisition & sports psychology. The final exam for this section is a 60 mark paper that you have one hour to complete.

Component 3 is Socio-cultural activities in physical activity and sport which is worth 20% of the overall grade. This part of the course will cover sport & society and contemporary issues in physical activity & sport. The final exam for this section is a 60 mark paper that you have one hour to complete.

Component 4 is Performance in physical education which is worth 30% of the overall grade. This part of the course will cover either practical performance or sports coaching and evaluation & analysis of performance for improvement (EAPI). This will be assessed by your teacher and then moderated at a later date. You will either compete in one sport, or coach a sport and then be graded by your teacher. The EAPI is a 20 minute presentation based upon you watching a performance for your chosen sport and then stating how a certain individual could improve their performance after completing a 12 week training program of your choosing.

Assessment Criteria

Three externally examined papers and two non-examined assessments. Components 1, 2 & 3 will be assessed in May/June in year 13. 

Component 4 will be assessed at any point during the course, with marks submitted by the centre.

Future careers linked to this subject:

  • Physical / Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Exercise Science / Sports Medicine
  • Sports Management
  • Personal Trainer

Entry Requirements

Achieve a Grade 6 in GCSE Physical Education and/or Grade 6 in Double or Triple Science

Examination Board

OCR

Teacher to Contact:

Mr J Glass

 

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