Physical Education AS GCE AS Level at Weatherhead High School
This is a course offering students with a natural interest in sport the chance to study for 1 year (AS) or 2 years (A2), to gain qualifications which will provide a broad and balanced Physical Education background for entry into higher education and/or employment. The course encourages the development of different methods of enquiry drawn from a wide range of disciplines, with the focal point being on the performer and the performance. All theory work is supported with practical examples from a wide range of sports and activites. Students will combine their theoretical knowledge with practical performance.
You must have achieved at least a grade C in the theoretical element of the GCSE Physical Education course. You must have achieved at least a grade C in English, Maths and Science.
Unit G451 : An Introduction to Physical Education
Examination - 2 hours.
Worth 60% of the AS or 30% of Advanced course.
Unit G452 : Acquiring, developing and evaluating practical skills in Physical Education.
Worth 40% of the AS or 20% of Advanced course.
Studying Physical Education at A Level could lead to careers in: Sports Therapy, Outdoor Pursuits Instructor, Professional Sportsperson, Sports Coach, Physical Education Teacher, Sports Scientist, Sports Journalist, Sports Psychologist, Sports Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, Sports Development Officer.
Students benefit from expert knowledge from a team of 3 very committed and highly qualified A Level specialists, who facilitate outstanding learning. Staff have developed an excellent rapport with students who respond well to their dynamic delivery styled, high expectations and emphasis on making learning enjoyable.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Weatherhead High School directly.