AQA GCSE PE Chapter 7- School and Physical Education

Complete notes on Chapter 7 of the AQA GCSE PE Syllabus. This includes:

  • National curriculum requirements
  • National Healthy Schools Programme (NHSP)
  • Extra-Curricular Provision 

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School and Physical Education
Why PE is offered:
Improves health and fitness.
To provide a balance between practical
and theory lessons.
Prepares people for when they leave
Provides qualifications e.g. GCSE,
Reflect the importance of sport on
PE is made available by:
Timetabled lessons
Extracurricular activities
Clubs and teams practice sessions
Sports performance awards
Links with local clubs and outside visits
PE is categorised into:
Group 1 Outwitting opponents e.g., rugby, football
Group 2 Accurate replication of actions, phrases and
sequences e.g. gymnastics, diving
Group 3 Exploring and communicating ideas e.g. dance
Group 4 Performing at maximum levels e.g. swimming,
Group 5 Identifying and solving problems e.g. canoeing,
Group 6 Exercising safely and effectively in order too
improve health and wellbeing e.g. aerobics.

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Extra Curricular Provisions
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The range of activities outside of school will be better because
they don't have to provide traditional sports.
Some sport may be recreational or competitive.
Attitudes of Staff
Their attitudes, interests and abilities will affect the amount or type
of provision. Not all will want to help out with PE and not all will do
all types of sport.
Their experience would also be a factor.
Some sports need certain facilities and if the school can't provide
them, the sport won't be provided.…read more



A well summarised document for a topic that pupils find a bit boring and long-winded. Thanks for the simplicity!

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