National 4 & National 5 Physical Education

National 4/5

S3 Choice Physical Education

Pupils who have chosen PE in S3 will begin to look at some of the knowledge, skills and terminology providing them with a strong foundation in the ‘Factors Impacting on Performance’ and ‘Performance Skills’ units of certificated PE in S4 – S6.

In S4, pupils who choose certificated PE will have to work towards the following courses:

National 4 Units

Performance Skills.

Factors Impacting on Performance

National 4 Added Value Unit – Performance in more challenging context

National 5 Units

Performance Skills.

Factors Impacting on Performance.

National 5 Added Value Unit – Performance in more challenging context 60 marks (internally assessed) and Portfolio 40 marks (externally assessed)

Practical Activity

Pupils will have the opportunity to participate in a range of activities including;

Rugby                                            Hockey                                         Football

Swimming                                      Handball                                      Basketball

Badminton                                      Fitness                                        Volleyball

Theory

Pupils will be expected to complete homework on a regular basis. This homework is often given and submitted electronically via email. All pupils who undertake National 4 or 5 must be able to meet the theory demands of the course and must meet all deadlines.