Physical Education

A Level

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • PE goes well with any combination of subjects.
  • It offers a fantastic insight into the amazing world of sports performance.
  • Provides excellent grounding for further study.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Topics covered include Applied Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanical Movement, Skill Acquisition, Sports Psychology, Sport and Society, Technology in Physical Activity and Sport.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

70% exams. This consists of a wide range of question types including multiple choice, single mark, short answer and extended response questions.

30% internally-assessed practical performances, as either a coach or a performer in an activity from the approved DfE list.

 

PROGRESSION

AS and A-Level Physical Education can open up a range of career opportunities including sports development, sport science, sports coaching, physiotherapy, personal training or teaching.