Physical Education (OCR) at The Duke of York's Royal Military School
The course is based on the interaction between the theory and practice of Physical Education.
AS - (Section A) Anatomy and Physiology. This section focuses on the impact of physical activity on the systems of the body. (Section B) Acquiring Movement Skills The candidate will be assessed as a performer, coach or official in two activities and will evaluate and plan for the improvement of performance. (Section C) Socio-Cultural Studies relating to participation in physical activity. A2 - (Section A) Historical Studies This section focuses on the historical factors that had an impact on and continue to affect participation in physical activity. (Section B) Sports Psychology and Exercise and Sport Physiology Applies psychological concepts and influences such as attitudes, motivation and goal setting.
It is expected that students will have studied Physical Education before, though this is not essential.
The candidate will be assessed as a performer, coach or official in one activity, and evaluate and plan for the improvement of performance. This must be one of the activities they were assessed in at AS Level.
Good preparation for the study of Physical Education and Sports Science at university. The course provides an excellent grounding for those wanting to move into the sport, coaching, leisure and business management industries. Physical Education candidates may also choose to follow a teaching career.
How to apply
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