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25 Harris Westminster students have Oxford offers this year (a school record). Cambridge still trickling in but also looking good.


Great opportunities in creativity at school in Haringey


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Huge thanks to the inspiring who ran songwriting workshops for lucky music students last week and talked about his experiences in the music industry.


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What an amazing trip! Learning on board HQS Wellington with our year 12 & 13's. The learning opportunities were built to challenge our student's understanding placing them in a 'real world' situation in which they applied their knowledge.


Festive cheer from us all at Harris Academy Tottenham!


Happy holidays everyone! I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our fabulous pupils, parents, teachers and staff for their enormously hard work this year. Don’t forget we finish at 1pm today and we look forward to welcoming you all back on Monday 6th January 2020!


Wicked to Oz set from last night's performance. Last performance is tonight at 6pm in the theatre! There are still tickets available in reception.


Wicked to Oz is this week! Don't forget to get your tickets from reception. 6pm start on Tuesday and Wednesday in the theatre.


Our senior leadership team serving our Festive Lunch


Wonderful to see our sister academy put on such a wonderful range of musical pieces off their Winter Showcase | always an


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Too big for your boots? ... uplifting & inspired in these dark days to see return to his first school in to extol the virtues | hard work - reading - scholarship |


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A few weeks ago we brought artist to secondary school to run sessions in different styles of portraiture to their art students. Here she is in action!


Still struck here by the beautiful skill of one of our Year 9 students Alice


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Hear more about Khadija’s inspirational journey to . With thanks to her teachers and Harris Experience


Year 9 artists practising their draughtsmanship skills today in a 6 hour sustained stint. Wonderful replica of photograph here



Year 10 in full flow preparing for the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge 2019-20


Some of the winners from the wonderful art competition that formed a centrepiece of our Black History Month celebrations.


This looks wonderful. Is there a cost?


It's all in the details... challenging us to design the living room of the future

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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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