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Physical Education at Finchley Catholic High School

Course description

The course gives a fully-rounded education in PE skills, social issues in sport, and the scientific sport disciplines of psychology and physiology. The exams are a mix of written tests, coursework and practical assessment.

Course content

The course will suit students with a keen interest in Sport and Physical Education. It is intellectually demanding and you will require good self-discipline and self-motivation to achieve results. In addition, there will be opportunities to gain coaching qualifications in different sports.

Future opportunities

Many pupils have gone on to University to study Sports Science, Sports Studies, Leisure Management, Recreation or similar degrees. With the leisure industry growing and increasing public interest in fitness, physiotherapy, sports science and nutrition, there are considerable career opportunities in this field.

Further information

For more information on the Edexcel course we study, please visit the Edexcel website

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Finchley Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 16 September 2016
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    • Housed in a brand new, state-of-art centre, our Sixth Form is a vibrant community of over 300 students. The majority are students who have chosen to return to FCH following their GCSEs; however we also welcome students (male and female) who have completed their GCSEs elsewhere.

      The school is located on a single site in North Finchley, a short walk from the Tally Ho bus terminus and from Woodside Park or Totteridge & Whetstone Tube stations on the Northern Line.