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Physical Education A-Level at Nunthorpe Academy

Course description

Why choose Physical Education?

This qualification is rapidly becoming essential for specialist study in PE, Sports Studies and Sports Management in Higher Education. The syllabus provides an excellent foundation for students intending to pursue careers in teaching, recreational management, leisure administration, professional sport and the health and fitness industry.

What does the course involve?

This OCR course involves a multidisciplinary approach to Physical Education and Sport, encouraging the development of knowledge and understanding of concepts surrounding the subject.

The course investigates PE, Sport and the various issues surrounding the subject through an integrated/ thematic approach, under the headings of Psychology, Physiology and SocioCultural aspects.

The course will be of interest to those students who are committed sports enthusiasts and is useful in the following career areas; Sport and recreation industry, leisure and amenity management and teaching.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B or above in PE. The student must also play competitive sport outside school.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 March 2015

Key information

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