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Fab job Year 4 for taking part in the Bikeability level 1 - we are all proud of you!


Well done to all the children in Primary for their great efforts in the walk to school week


Our students are enjoying the sunshine in Alicante


Our students are really getting stuck in on their trip to Alicante


Our trip to the Science Museum was so much fun - very proud of our student's behaviour


Our Year 8 students had a wonderful time visiting Alexandra Palace


Congratulations to Columbinus Louisy - Chartwell's unit manager and team - who achieved the top rating 5 for food hygiene at Harris Academy Tottenham. Well done!


The opening of our sports hall was a great occasion


Very proud of our students at the opening of our new sports hall


Impressed by the talent performing at the opening of our new sports hall


A lovely picture of our principal, Ms Kattenhorn, with Stormzy as he opened our fabulous new sports hall yesterday


A message from Stormzy who opened our fabulous new sports hall yesterday


Looking forward to our workshop for students interested in a career in medicine


Looking forward to DofE and planning our next steps at the meeting on Friday


My tutor group are keen to start using our new sports facilities


Excited to take my house to see the new sports hall


Looking forward to our celebration assemblies tomorrow


A huge well done to Year 3 and 4 for such a great music performance today. We were all very impressed!


Well done to all our Year 3 and 4 children who made excellent egg scenes for our Easter Exhibition. They were all amazing!


A huge well done to our Reception, Year 1 and 2 children for making wonderful Easter bonnets and putting on an amazing Easter Bonnet Parade!

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A-Level Physical Education

A Level Physical Education

Specification:  OCR

Method of Assessment:

Students sit examinations in their A Level courses at the end of Year 13. All students will take internal end of year examinations at the end of year 12 to determine suitability to continue with the subject in Year 13. Students who do not meet the required pass grade in the Year 12 end of year examinations will not be permitted to progress into Year 13.

Physiological factors affecting performance (01): 90 mark written examination lasting 2 hours and worth 30% of the total A Level.

Psychological factors affecting performance (02): 60 mark written examination lasting 1 hour and worth 20% of the total A Level.

Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport (03): 60 mark written examination lasting 1 hour and worth 20% of the total A Level.

Performance in physical education (04): 60 mark non-exam assessment (NEA) worth 30% of the total A Level.

Units Studied:

Physiological factors affecting performance (01)

Applied anatomy and physiology

Exercise physiology


Psychological factors affecting performance (02)

Skill acquisition

Sports psychology

Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport (03)

Sport and society

Contemporary issues in physical activity and sport

Performance in physical education (04)

Performance or Coaching

Evaluation and Analysis of Performance for Improvement (EAPI)

Entry Requirements:

Students require a minimum of 7 GCSE’s at grade 5 or above or equivalent, including English (Literature or Language) and Mathematics, with at least a grade 6 or Merit in Physical Education. We also recommend you do not take this course unless you are actively involved in a sport outside of the Academy.

Reading Materials / Resources:

  • PE A Level Year1 – OCR
  • PE A Level Year2 – OCR

My revision OCR PE

Career Opportunities

An A Level qualification is becoming an essential prerequisite for specialist study in Physical Education and Sports Studies in Higher Education.  The qualification provides an excellent foundation for students intending to pursue careers in Teaching and Coaching, Sports Development, Physiotherapy, the Leisure Industry, Recreational Management, the Health and Fitness Industry and Professional Sport.


Specification:  OCR

For more information, please contact Ms Constantinou c/o

Please mark FAO and contact name in the subject of the email. 

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