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Sport & Physical Education at Isleworth & Syon School for Boys

Course description

AS level PE Unit 1: Participation in Sport and Recreation - AS 50% 1 hr exam Students will investigate how the body responds and adapts to exercise, the components of physical and related d different methods of fitness training. Students also develop their knowledge and understanding of how competitive sport has developed over time. They learn how a lifelong involvement in sport is encouraged. Unit 2: The Critical Sports Performer - AS 50% 4 Coursework Tasks Students will have the chance to develop their performance in two chosen roles from a choice of three (performer, leader and official) and record their performance over a period of time. They will then undertake a study into the provision for all three roles at a local level, followed by a study of the provision for one role at the national level. Lastly, they will produce an analysis of their performances. A2 level PE Unit 3: Preparation for Optimum Sports Performance - 50% 2 hour exam Students will develop a knowledge and understanding of the short- and long-term physiological and psychological preparations made by elite athletes. Unit 4: The Developing Sports Performer - 50 % 4 Coursework Tasks Students will construct a development plan to further progress their performance as performers, leaders or officials. They will also research one of these roles in an international context, taking in grassroots participation, elite performance and other factors. Students will then continue to refine their performances in one chosen role.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isleworth & Syon School for Boys directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years