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A Level PE at Trinity Catholic School

Course description

The focus of these specifications is on participation and performance in physical activity as part of a balanced, active and healthy lifestyle.

Course content

Key Features

Course has four distinct components students must study and demonstrate knowledge and understanding in; Physiology/Psychology/Sociology/Practical Work.

 

Course Overview

The focus of these specifications is on participation and performance in physical activity as part of a balanced, active and healthy lifestyle

Key Stage 5 Physical Education Outline of Work

AS (Year 12) Physical Education Outline

Physiology

Basic Anatomy

Biomechanics

CV System

Respiratory System

20% of AS

Psychology

Skill/Ability

Information Processing

Motor Control

Learning & Skill Development

20% of AS

Socio Cultural

Physical Activity

Sport & Culture

UK Sport Structure

Contemporary Issues in Sport

20% of AS

Practical

Two activities from designated list & verbal analysis in one

40% of AS

 

A2 (Year 13) Physical Education Outline

Physiology

Energy for Movement

Fitness for Sport

Training for Sport

Enhancing Performance

23.3% of A2

Psychology

Individual Aspects

Group Dynamics

Mental Preparation

Stress Management

23.3% of A2

Socio Cultural

Sport in the UK

Sport in Australia

Sport in the USA

Critical Evaluation

23.3% of A2

Practical

One activity from designated list & verbal analysis

30% of A2

 

Entry requirements

Pre-requisite Qualifications

At least a Grade B in GCSE PE, Grade C in English and Grade B in Science.

Future opportunities

Suggested Career Paths

  • Teaching, coaching and sports management
  • The leisure and fitness industry
  • Professional sport
  • Journalism and sports analysis

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Trinity Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 17 December 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: OCR

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