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13/05/21

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Miss Viccars

And a final thank you to our parents who gave up their time to join myself and at this half term’s Parent Carer Forum! Wonderful praise for our ESJ staff aswell as valued feedback to help us as we continue to grow and improve.

13/05/21

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Miss Viccars

A huge thank you to the students and staff who gave up their time to join the Equality and Diversity Group this evening. Great turnout to discuss promoting an inclusive message in school to eliminate prejudice and discrimination.

13/05/21

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Miss Viccars

Please continue to nominate your Staff Stars here: https://t.co/XIaN9hwers - we send your messages out each week to the staff nominated so that they can read the lovely comments you've sent in!

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13/05/21

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R.E. department

Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating this holy feast ☪️ https://t.co/FzE22ljxUD

12/05/21

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karen

Very proud mum . I don’t do Twitter so hope this is in the right place 😂

12/05/21

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Amanda Bateman-Adams

You ⭐️ Kiera ! that deserves a shopping trip with mum 😉

12/05/21

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Mr M A Yerosimou

PROUD YEAR LEADER!! Our very own Year 10 doing and her community proud! What an unbelievable achievement! https://t.co/ivnKAMw485

11/05/21

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Ms Horner

Wonderful ambassadors for oracy! You picked some diamonds. https://t.co/iOHfMjfako

11/05/21

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Speakers Trust

Embracing her inner Elle Woods tonight, Keira Hearn was crowned Digital Champion with her speech Being Blonde! https://t.co/zWThQbmyxP Congratulations to Keira & ALL speakers tonight - everyone should be very proud👊

11/05/21

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Ms Horner

Absolutely incredible achievement Keira! You represented wonderfully. What a credit you are to our school, your family and friends, and our wider community. Huge thank you to for your unwavering support and coaching of both Keira and Georgia! https://t.co/KT2e6FeIqR

11/05/21

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mary burges

Absolutely phenomenal- well done to BOTH our fabulous students. Congratulations Keira 🌟🌟🌟

11/05/21

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MRSH@ESJ

KEIRA DID IT! I'M SO PROUD!! 😭😭😭

11/05/21

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MRSH@ESJ

They really did! I'm so nervous 😳😬

11/05/21

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mary burges

Georgia and Keira did themselves and so proud 💫

11/05/21

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Speakers Trust

We look forward to welcoming students from for Digital Final 9 later today. Good luck to all taking part! https://t.co/BkUVdO6joi

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10/05/21

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ESJ Reading Race

Monday motivation ☺️ Get your books out and get reading to support you across your subjects! 📚 https://t.co/2NiMyIPQl2

10/05/21

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ESJ Reading Race

Perfect for year 8! https://t.co/SJvmaYuMJ7

10/05/21

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Siobhán Garrett

We are so grateful to for helping us create an amazing poster for our community! If you’re an Epping based school, we’ve emailed you the details this morning! https://t.co/IfQbTnCEoN

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10/05/21

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kim blackman

So proud of Tia and Buddy .. Winning the M&M Novice and then Winning the M&M Championships placing her into Overall Supreme Class https://t.co/Ue9xWDIx2t

10/05/21

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Miss Viccars

Incredible effort by our students to raise money to support our school to become greener. Please support them if you’re able to!

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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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