Physical Education AS/A2 Level at Nottingham Academy
Students who have an interest in sport. If you seek a career in
sport in areas such as talent identification, physiotherapy,
teaching or coaching, you will benefit from studying
You will have the chance to take on roles of ‘performer’,
‘leader’, or ‘official’. You will review your current participation in
physical activity and identify opportunities to create a
development plan. You will also learn about sport, healthy
lifestyles, fitness and training.
Units covered at AS
– Unit 1: Introduction to physical education.
– Unit 2: Acquiring, developing and evaluating skills in
Units covered at A2
– Either historical studies or comparative studies.
– Either sports psychology or biomechanics or exercise and
5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including B grade or above in English,
mathematics, science and a distinction grade in level 2 sport.
Written examination (60%) and practical assessment (40%).
Written examination (70%) and practical assessment (30%).
The subjects you learn about will be invaluable at a personal
level and will help you to be better at sport, no matter what
your standard. A level PE also opens up a whole number of
career options such as: sport scientist, PE teacher,
physiotherapist or working for a national governing body.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.