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Physical Education - AS/A2 level at Q3 Academy

Course description

The focus on this course is on participation and performance in physical activity as part of a balanced active and healthy lifestyle..

Course content

This course will enable students to increase their physical competence, develop their involvement and effectiveness in physical activity and enable them to become informed and discerning decision makers in relation to their and others' involvement in physical activity. There are two units to follow for AS level: An Introduction to Physical Education and AcquiringDeveloping and evaluating practical skills in Physical Education. There are two units to take for the A2 qualification: Principles and concepts across different areas of physical education The improvement of effective performance and the critical evaluation of practical activities in Physical Education Practical Skills.

Entry requirements

Students will need to have gained a minimum of 5 A*-C grades at GCSE.


Assessment is through examination and coursework.

Financial information

In most cases the course is free of charge. A fee may charged for re-sits or the general public.

Future opportunities

This course is excellent preparation for students wishing to progress to degree level study in both Physical Education and/or Sports Studies.

Further information

Physical Education is an excellent qualification to take and sits well with Biology and Psychology

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Q3 Academy directly.

Last updated date: 02 October 2015
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