Sports Studies AS/A2 *Fees payable* at Sheffield High School
What will I be studying?
Physiological and Psychological factors which improve performance.
Socio-Cultural and Historical effects on participation and performance.
The analysis and improvement of performance through physical performance, coaching and / or officiating.
What does this subject involve?
On-going performance and or coaching in sports with participation in school sports clubs / teams or external clubs
40% Practical assessment on the above
60% Theoretical examination assessment
No January modules, 1 written paper in June
What skills or qualities will I need?
Ability to express applications of concepts in writing.
A good general knowledge of a range of Sports.
An interest in Current Sporting Issues.
Ability to do / desire to learn how to do two of - performing, coaching, officiating at a high level.
It is advisable but not essential to have studied PE at GCSE.
An A level in Physical Education is useful for sports related careers including teaching, coaching, sports development, recreation management, equipment design and manufacturing.
Students are expected to remain or become fully involved in extra-curricular school sport. Practical performers will represent the school in their chosen sport and involve themselves in coaching and officiating at some of the Sports Clubs.
How to apply
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