Pearson Edexcel GCSE Physical Education (2016)
Summer 2021 exam support
In August 2020 Ofqual confirmed there will be changes to the 2021 examination series due to the impact coronavirus has had on students’ education. Here you’ll find the information you need to help you understand the changes to GCSE Physical Education (2016).
Links to content support are listed below and we will let you know when further information is added as it becomes available.
Please note that the changes outlined are correct at time of publication and apply to the 2021 exam series only. For students due to be examined in 2022 these changes do not apply.
Changes to Pearson Edexcel GCSE Physical Education (2016) examinations for 2021
Ofqual has confirmed that the changes for the 2021 series will be a reduction to the number of activities/sports required for the practical performance by 1, and the allowance of remote video moderation.
Details of what this means for our specifications and assessments can be found in
We will also be providing you and your students with materials specifically tailored to help you prepare for the video evidence of practical performance for the summer 2021 exam series. This will include:
- Support and guidance on creating video evidence of team and individual practical performances by students
- Instructions on how to use our digital submission platform