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Physical Education A Level at St Edward's Roman Catholic/Church of England School

Course description

An Advanced level qualification in the subject is rapidly becoming an essential pre-requisite for specialist study in Physical Education and Sports Studies in Higher Education, and it is also a suitable qualification for other areas of study. The course provides an excellent foundation for candidates intending to pursue careers in teaching and coaching, sports development, the Leisure industry, Recreation management, the Health and Fitness industry and Professional Sport.

Course content

Physiological factors affecting performance.

Applied anatomy and physiology.

Exercise physiology.

Biomechanics.

Psychological factors affecting performance.

Skill Acquisition.

Sports Psychology.

component 03; Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport.

Sport and Society.

Contemporary issues in physical activity and sport.

Performance in physical education.

Performance or coaching of an action taken from the approved lists.

The Evaluation and Analysis of Performance for Improvement (EAPI).

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE PE or Biology.

Future opportunities

A level PE is rapidly becoming an important qualification for specialist study in PE and Sports studies in Higher Education, as well as a suitable qualification for a very broad range of other degree courses. The course provides an excellent foundation for students intending to pursue careers in Teaching and Coaching, the leisure industry, Recreational Management, the Health and Fitness industry and Professional Sport.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Edward's Roman Catholic/Church of England School directly.

Last updated date: 17 August 2017

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