A Level Physical Education
Course delivery:Classroom based
Course duration?2 Year(s)
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What is it? You will develop your knowledge and understanding of the physical, social and psychological aspects of sport and physical education. You will also apply theoretical concepts to practical sport. What will I study? Applied anatomy and exercise physiology. Bio-mechanical movement. Skill acquisition. Sports psychology. Sport and society. The role of technology in physical activity and sport. Assessment: Two written exams (70%) and assessment (30%) in one practical activity as either a player/performer or coach. Where does it lead? Students work towards a number of careers either directly or via higher education. These include teaching, sports coaching, physiotherapy (if taken with a science A level), personal training, sports journalism and sports development.
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