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Physical Education (P.E.)


The aim of Leaving Certificate Physical Education is to develop the learner's capacity to become an informed, skilled, self-directed and reflective performer in physical education and physical activity in senior cycle and in their future life.

The subject is made up of:

  • a final written exam worth 50%
  • a physical activity project to be completed under the supervision of the class teacher, worth 20% of the marks,
  • a performance assessment to be completed under the supervision of the class teacher, worth 30% of the marks available for this subject.

Course Content

  • Learning & Improving Skill & Technique
  • Physical & Psychological Demands of Performance
  • Structures, Strategies, Roles & Conventions
  • Planning for Optimum Performance
  • Promoting Physical Activity
  • Ethics & Fair Play
  • Physical Activity & Inclusion
  • Technology, Media & Sport
  • Gender & Physical Activity
  • Business & Enterprise in Physical Activity & Sport

How is PE Assessed?

The PE Exam consists of three parts; the physical activity project (20%), the performance assessment (30%), and the written exam (50%)

The Exam

Both ordinary and higher level students sit a written paper in June each year which counts for 50% of their overall grade

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