Physical Education

A-Level
WJEC EDUQAS

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • This course offers a fantastic insight into the amazing world of sports performance.
  • It is ideal for those who perform or coach on a regular basis in one of the DfE approved activities (please check your sport is included)
  • The course covers a broad spectrum of diverse topics and therefore goes well with any combination of subjects.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Applied Anatomy and Physiology, Movement Analysis and Technology in Sport, Skill Acquisition, Sports Psychology and Sport and Society. You will study the content of this course in both theoretical and practical lessons

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

70% written examinations (multiple choice, single mark, short answer and extended response questions)

15% assessment of your practical performances, as either a coach or a performer and 15% written project (both sections are based on a selected activity of your choice)

 

PROGRESSION

Range of career opportunities including sports development, sport science, coaching, physiotherapy, personal training or teaching. However, the course covers a diverse range of topics and when studied in conjunction with other subject can lead to a variety of career pathways. Please note that this course is regarded as being scientifically robust and can be used as an alternative to Biology to access many medical-based careers.