Physical Education at Uckfield Community Technology College School Sixth Form
If you are a hard working student who is interested in how sporting performance can be improved, then this course is for you. Students experience activities from a range of perspectives, including performer, coach and official.
The course is excellent preparation for students wishing to pursue a degree or career in sports studies or physical education.
This specification gives learners a clear appreciation of key issues in physical education
The practical component is worth 30% of the final A level. Students will be assessed in one activity and as a rule of thumb, anyone wishing to gain a C grade would need to be playing at a good club standard. To grade more highly students would need to be performing at a higher level.
The theory component comprises three areas:
Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics
Sport and society and technology in sport
The exam paper is made up of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing.
A GCSE average of 5 including a 6 in GCSE PE and 4 in GCSE English.
35% Paper I
35% Paper II
Useful for all careers in sport and physical education.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Uckfield Community Technology College School Sixth Form directly.