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Physical Education A Level at Chipping Campden School

Course description

A Level Physical Education encourages students to immerse themselves in the world of sports and PE with the chance to gain recognition for sports performance (through the non-exam assessment component), and through the theoretical aspects of the course delve into the how and why of physical activity and sport.

Course content

Physiological factors affecting performance
Applied anatomy and physiology
Exercise physiology
Skills Aquisition
Sports Psychology
Socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport
Sport and Society
Contemporary issues in physical activity and sport
Performance in physical education
Physical performance
Evaluation and analysis of performance for improvement (EAP)

Entry requirements

Grade B in GCSE PE (including a B in the PE written exam). If you have not studied GCSE PE at least a grade B in science and grade C in English Language.



How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 October 2017

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    • The school has over 1100 students, 250 in the sixth form, but retains a ‘family feel’

      through its excellent pastoral organisation. We welcome additional

      students post-16 to follow A Level and other advanced courses of


      Achievement is outstanding because students have access to an

      excellent curriculum and are taught extremely well. (OfSTED)

      The school is determined to:

      • Provide a safe environment where students are happy, able to

      learn, achieve their potential and develop as fully rounded people

      • Personalise learning pathways so that every student makes the

      best progress possible

      • Provide high quality teaching which challenges the most able and

      supports successful learning for all