Guidance: GCSE physical education

Department For Education

February 14
12:30 2020

GCSE subject content for physical education

GCSE activity list for physical education


These publications set out the learning outcomes and content coverage required for GCSE specifications in physical education (PE).

Published 26 January 2015
Last updated 14 February 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated the activity list to include new conditions relating to athletics and sailing.

  2. Added the updated activity list for 2019.

  3. Updated activity list document to remove wheelchair football, because it is covered by powerchair football, and to clarify that rugby union can only be used for one activity.

  4. First published.

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