Physical Education A Level at Haslingden High School, Specialist Arts, Maths and Computing College
A-level PE is perfect for students who want to develop their own personal sport within a rigorous A-level course. The theoretical aspects of the course look at applied anatomy and exercise physiology, biomechanical movement, skill acquisition, sport psychology, sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport. A-level PE will also develop students’ knowledge and understanding of their own practical performance, ensuring effective and efficient performance. If you play sport to a high level and want to develop a greater understanding of your sport and how to improve your performance then A-level PE is for you!
- Unit 1: Exploring concepts in physical education
- Unit 2: Evaluation physical education and sport
- Unit 3: Improving personal performance in physical education
Grade 4 at GCSE English and Maths, grade B at GCSE Science
This course is assessed through examinations (70%), practical sports performance (15%) and investigative research (15%)
Combined with A-level subjects such as Biology, Sociology and Psychology, you will be equipped to study Sport Science related degrees such as sport management, sport therapy, teaching, sport coaching and physiotherapy. Careers exist in a range of sports industries, from sports development and coaching, to sales, marketing and media.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haslingden High School, Specialist Arts, Maths and Computing College directly.