Physical Education for Leaving Certificate

A programme created by teachers for teachers! The authors of this book are experienced practicing Physical Education teachers who have undertaken the phase 1 implementation of the new Leaving Certificate Physical Education course.

  • Full specification coverage including strand 1, strand 2, the Physical Activity Project and the Performance Assessment.

  • Designed to cater for Higher and Ordinary level students.

  • Bullet points, tables and diagrams have been used to keep the content concise and specific to potential exam mark schemes, thus making the course easier to teach and more manageable for students.

  • Key terms identified and explained.

Coursework Planner:

This booklet is designed to simplify the collection of evidence for the PAP and the PA and includes:
• Planning the Physical activity project (PAP): Providing a link to the textbook allowing students to analysis areas of performance relevant to the theoretical content in chapters 1-6.
• Finalising the PAP: Provides a proforma similar to the SEC booklet for students to write up their project.
• The Performance Assessment: Explains the three scenarios and links with the specification, guidance on collecting video evidence and video editing.
• Planning your Performance Assessment: Provides proformas for planning and collecting video evidence based on the assessment criteria.

Online Resources for support and pupil engagement

Our Physical Education for Leaving Cert publication is available to uploado onto your interactive whiteboards to help promote engagement and increase support in your classroom

Powerpoint Slides that are designed to be used in conjunction with the Physical Educational for Leaving Cert publication

Online Resources!