Physical Education A Level at Parkstone Grammar School
Skeletal and muscular systems
Cardiovascular and respiratory systems
Energy for exercise
Environmental effects on body systems
Diet and nutrition
Preparation and training methods
Injury prevention and rehabilitation of injury
Unit 02 - Topics include
Skill acquisition – classification of skills, types and methods of practice, stages of learning, feedback, memory models
Individual aspects of performance - personality, attitude, motivation, aggression and social facilitation
Group dynamics in sport, goal setting, attribution, leadership, stress management
Mental preparation for physical activity – concentration, goal setting, attritbution
Unit 03 - Topics include
Sport and society – emergence and evolution of modern sport
Global sporting events eg Olympic games
Contemporary issues in physical activity and sport – ethics and evidence, commercialisation and media, routes to sporting excellence, modern technology in sport
Unit 04 - Learners are internally assessed through the NEA in one practical activity (either performing or coaching one chosen activity from the approved lists) and the Evaluation and Analysis of Performace for Improvement (EAPI).
Unit 03: Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport – sport and society, contemporary issues : 1 hr written paper : 60 marks: 20%.
Unit 04 (Externally set and assessed): – Performance in physical education – performance or coaching in an activity (taken from the approved list), Evaluation and Analysing of performance for improvement : 60 marks : 30%.
Internally assessed - (completion date March) - externally moderated.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Parkstone Grammar School directly.