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Physical Education - OCR AS/A Level at East Durham College

Course description

One exam each year, 40% coursework 60% year one. 50% value for both in year two.

Course content


Historical Studies, Anatomy and Physiology, Comparative Studies, Skill acquisition and contemporary issues.


Entry requirements

5- A*-C GCSE (B or above in English Lit and/or English Lang).


Coursework based on two sports in As and one Sport in A2, higher level athletes gain greater marks. Sporting evaluations and assessments are recorded. Exam is AS and A2.

Financial information

If you have been a UK resident for the past 3 years and are under the age of 19 on the 31st August, you will not usually need to pay any course fees.

Future opportunities

Various aspects of the sports industry, Universities (with 50% of 2013 A2 cohort going to the University of Durham).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Durham College directly.

Last updated date: 12 April 2016
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      Along with its specially designed state-of-the-art classrooms and work areas, the College also showcases a 500 seater sports arena and the area's only dedicated specialist theatre.