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Physical Education at Plume College

Course description

This is an ideal course for students who have an interest in both practical performance and the theoretical aspects of sport. It is a coherent and worthwhile course of study both for students who will not continue with further study of the subject beyond this qualification or as a preparation for Higher Education or employment in a sports-related field.

At AS Level the course is examined in two modules:

  • Unit 1: Opportunities for and the effects of leading a healthy and active lifestyle
  • Unit 2: Analysis and evaluation of physical activity as performer and/or in an adopted role/s

    At A2 Level the course is examined in two modules:

  • Unit 3: Optimising performance and evaluating contemporary issues within sport
  • Unit 4: Optimising practical performance in a competitive situation

  • Entry requirements

    You should have five GCSE’s, grade C or above, and at least a grade B/C or above in Double Science. If Triple Science was completed, then a grade B in Biology is required. GCSE Physical Education is not a prerequisite to this course however students completing the Edexcel GCSE PE course are expected to achieve a grade B on the written paper to be eligible to study AS Physical Education.

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Plume College directly.

    Last updated date: 21 May 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years