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Physical Education at Sandbach School

Course description


Unit 1

An introduction to Physical Education
Section A - Anatomy & Physiology
Section B - Acquiring Movement Skills
Section C - Socio-Cultural Studies relating to participation in physical activity

Unit 2

Acquiring, developing and evaluating practical skills in Physical Education
Students must select two sports/activities
Students must display a clear and significant commitment to two practical areas


Unit 3

Principles and concepts across different areas of Physical Education

Section A

Socio-cultural Options
Historical Studies (Option A1)
Comparative Studies (Option A2)

Section B

Scientific Options
Sports Psychology (Option B1)
Biomechanics (Option B2)
Exercise and Sport Physiology (Option B3)

Unit 4

The Improvement of effective performance and the critical evaluation of practical activities in
Physical Education. Students are assessed in one sport or activity

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years