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Physical Education AS/A2 at Rednock School

Course description

What will I learn on this A Level course?

This course aims to:

  • Develop your knowledge and skills in selected activities;
  • Explore the contemporary sociological issues in modern sport
  • Examine the effects of exercise and the relationships between training and performance
  • Analyse the way we learn to be skilful
  • Compare and contrast sport through many differing cultures
  • Enhance your understanding of the role of technology or psychology in sporting performance
  • Find ways to improve your own performance through your greater understanding

 What units will I have to complete to get my qualifications?

AS LEVEL

  • G451 - INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION

3 Sections: Anatomy & Physiology/Acquiring Movement skills/Socio-Cultural Studies

  • G452 - 2 PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES AND ONE EPIP (SPEECH)

 

A2 LEVEL

  • G453 - PRINCIPLES ACROSS AREAS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION

3 Sections : Exercise, Physiology/History of Sport/Sports Psychology

  • G454 - 1 PRACTICAL ACTIVITY AND ONE EPIP (SPEECH)

Entry requirements

It is not a requirement that you should have studied Physical Education at GCSE in order to take an AS level or A level course in the subject. Several topics covered in the course are developments of work covered at GCSE but others are new. What is more important is that you should have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in Physical Education, a willingness to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively.
 
An advanced level candidate is expected to have achieved 5 GCSE subjects at grades A*-C .and preferably has B’’s in English Language and Core Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rednock School directly.

Last updated date: 02 April 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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