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This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams and submit all their non- exam assessment at the end of the course.

The non-exam assessment (NEA) aspect of the qualification requires students to develop their ability and aptitude in physical activity, demonstrating appropriate skills and techniques outlined below.

This aspect of the specification requires students to:

• perform a range of skills and techniques in physical activity and sport

• make decisions, implement strategies, tactics and/or compositional ideas, and apply knowledge and understanding of rules and regulations while performing physical activity and sport

• apply knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts, principles and methods to physical activity and performance

• evaluate performance in physical activity and sport, applying relevant knowledge and understanding.

There are two aspects to the NEA: 1 performance assessment (practical performance) 2 performance analysis assessment (analysis and evaluation).

Please click on the link below to have a full breakdown of activities and what is required for the written analysis of performance;

In order for the NEA practical to be assessed, candidates must submit video evidence that clearly shows them taking part in a registered activity.