Physical Education A Level at Durham Sixth Form Centre
A-level Physical Education (PE) builds on students’ experiences from
GCSE to enhance their knowledge and increase understanding of
the factors that affect performance and participation in physical
education (although it is not essential for students to study GCSE
PE prior to starting on the A-level course). Students have
opportunities during the course to develop the skills and knowledge
required for higher education or the world of work.
At AS level, students have the opportunity to experience and develop an
interest in a variety of roles in sport such as performer, official and/or
The course provides students with opportunities to address current
contemporary topics in sport such as the impact in the use of
ergogenic aids, technology and increasing commercialisation of sport.
At A2 level, the course enables students to further develop their AS
studies and then to specialise in a chosen area.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Durham Sixth Form Centre directly.