CfE Higher Study Guides from Bright Red

There is no shortcut to passing any course at SQA Higher level. To obtain a good pass, you need consistent and regular revision throughout the course. The aim of all our CfE Higher BrightRED Study Guides is to help you achieve success in your SQA exams through concise and engaging course coverage with plenty of activities and examples. CfE Higher courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities.

Our CfE Higher Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Index of key terms. Every Higher Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


Jill Anderson and Rachael Ewing-Day

Original edition of our Higher Physical Education Study Guide. A brilliant study resource for students taking this course.


ISBN: 978-1-906736-76-7, 96pp

***Please note, this original edition is NOT fully up-to-date with the latest SQA course changes. It does however, still contain lots of relevant and helpful content.***

Our popular CfE Higher Physical Education Study Guide covers the main aims of the CfE Higher course. This book enables students to develop a broad and comprehensive range of complex movement and performance skills and shows them how to apply these skills to make informed decisions to effectively perform in physical tasks.

The mental, emotional, social and physical factors that impact performance are covered and students will learn to understand how skills, techniques and strategies combine to produce and affect performance. 

Further support is provided via videos, activities and tests on the free BrightRED Digital Zone.


  • Introduction
  • Planning and Preparation
  • Performance
  • Evaluating Performance
  • Methods of Collecting Information to Analyse Performance
  • Approaches to Develop Performance
  • Recording, Monitoring and Evaluating Performance
  • Portfolio