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Physical Education A Level at Hutton Church of England Grammar School

Course description

This excellent course offers the opportunity for sports enthusiasts to develop their knowledge of all aspects of PE and sport. The practical element includes choosing two sports which can be performed, coached or officiated. There is also a coursework element. In Year 12, students will cover Anatomy and Physiology, Acquiring Movement Skills and Socio-cultural aspects. In Year 13 these units are developed into study of Exercise and Physiology, Sports Psychology and a comparative study, comparing the UK with Australia and the USA. Students who are passionate, committed and motivated by sport will enjoy the challenge that A Level PE offers.

Future opportunities

Initially the PE course will lead to improvements in sports performance and fitness as students improve their all round knowledge of various aspects of PE and sports. Students who are keen to take their study of PE and sport further can go on to a variety of courses at University which offer the opportunity to specialise in areas such as Sports Psychology or Sports Science. PE is a useful subject for anyone considering a career in Physiotherapy, Sports Analysis, Sports Development, Coaching, Sports Science, Sports Psychology or PE teaching.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hutton Church of England Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 12 September 2016
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