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Physical Education at Overton Grange School

Course description

• Applied anatomy and physiology
• Exercise physiology
• Biomechanics
• Skill acquisition
• Sport psychology
• Sport and society
• Performance or Coaching role
• Performance analysis programme

Entry requirements

A GCSE grade B or above in PE and a grade B in additional or triple science (those who
have studied GCSE PE will require an interview with the Head of Department). It is a
requirement that you belong to a Sports Club/Team outside of school.


• Minimum of two written examinations (70%)
• Performance or coaching role and Performance Analys is and Development (30%)

Future opportunities

This course allows you access to a wide range of possible careers and Higher Education opportunities. This includes teaching, sports psychology, sports rehabilitation and leisure and recreation services. Students have progressed to Higher Education to study related courses at a variety of universities, including Brighton (Sport and Exercise Science), Bournemouth (Sports Psychology and Coaching Sciences), Hertfordshire (Sports Studies), Northampton (Sports Studies and Education) and Winc hester (Primary Education/Sport).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Overton Grange School directly.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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