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Physical Education

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Results 2017

100% A

Results 2018

100% Pass

Results 2020

Next cohort

Course Leader

Sarah Entwisle

Examination Board

AQA

Assessment

Written examination

Practical examination

What will you study?

The Physical Education course will equip you with a wide range of knowledge, understanding and skills which relate to the scientific, socio-cultural and practical aspects of physical education. Theoretical content is broad, you will explore topics in Psychology, Physics and Biology.

This course will require students to: develop theoretical knowledge and understanding of the factors that underpin physical activity and sport and use this knowledge to improve performance; understand how physiological and psychological states affect performance, understand the key socio-cultural factors that  influences people’s involvement in physical activity and sport.

Choosing Physical Education allows you to present yourself as a rounded individual to universities. It provides you with the opportunity to explore a range of subjects in a practical setting. Regular participation in competitive sport develops confidence, resilience and leadership skills which are all assets to future career paths.

Future Pathways

A Level Physical Education can lead to a number of varied careers, including: teaching, coaching, instructing, research, psychology, nutrition, physiotherapy, sports therapy, chiropractor, human sciences, product design, sports management and professional athlete.

 

Extra Curricular Opportunities

Training / Competing / Umpiring sports

Coaching

Inter-school House matches