Physical Education Studies AS A2 at Kettering Buccleuch Academy
An interest in sport is vital with high performance levels in sport as a performer, coach or official. You need to have: • the ability to work well independently and as part of a team. • high organisaFonal skills – there are lots of different units with different teachers. • excellent Fme management – the ability to manage work load and meet deadlines.
Unit 1 - 2 hour written examination
Health, exercise and fitness Nutrition
Cardio-respiratory system Analysis of movement
Levers Information processing
Learning and performance Opportunities for participation
Provision of sport Increasing participation levels
Barriers to participation
Unit 2 - Practical coursework
In one sport you will be assessed on your performance in practice situations in 2 out of the following 3 roles:
Unit 3 - 2 hour written examination
Energy systems Training
Sports injuries Mechanics of movement
Leadership World games
World class performance Achieving excellence
History of sport Deviance in sport
Commercialisation of sport
Unit 4 - Coursework
In one sport you will be assessed on your performance in a competitive situation as a performer, official or a coach. There is also a written element that involves analysing performance.
You studied GCSE PE in Years 10 and 11.
You are regularly taking part in a sport at a good standard as a performer, official or coach.
AS Written examination 60% Practical coursework 40%
A2 Written examination 60% Practical coursework 40%
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kettering Buccleuch Academy directly.