Pupils & facilities at The Maelor School

Physical education

Key stage 3: Physical activity suggestions:

Joe Wicks (The body coach) – on line exercise classes for all ability levels. Aim for 3-4 workouts per week at a level you find challenging.

Search ‘Body Coach TV’ on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ


Key stage 3: Cross Curricular PE opportunities:

Twinkl – Downloadable resources for a range of sports and physical activity areas. Covers a very wide range of schooling years, so pick and choose as you feel appropriate.



GCSE Revision resources

Yr 10 Key Focus area: Exercise Physiology (Chapter 2)

Initial task – read through information booklets provided and make appropriate notes on:

  1. Cardio-Respiratory system.

  2. Aerobic and Anaerobic exercise (energy systems).

  3. Short term and long term effect of exercise.

(Specific questions to follow after the Easter holidays)


Past papers and mark schemes (link): Search ‘WJEC Question Bank’



Revision resources – units of work (link):



General revision resources:




Revision resources – A Level


Yr 12 Exercise Physiology focus:


  1. Energy systems and their application to training principles – making revision resources from the topics just completed

  2. Diet and nutrition and performance – read through and make new notes from the learning packs provided (Additional exam questions to be provided after the Easter break)




Yr 12 Sport and Society focus:


  1. Use the handout to revise – Modern Olympic Games: Amateurism and Olympism.

  2. Revise handout on Sport as a political tool.

  3. Revise handout on Amateurism and Professionalism

  4. ANSWER QUESTIONS (p116 of handout)




***Yr12 Sports psychology and skill acquisition work to be set after Easter***




Past papers and mark schemes (link): Search ‘WJEC Question Bank’






Revision resources – Yr13 (A2) units of work (link):