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Sports Science A Level at St Ignatius College

Course description

Year 12

Knowledge and understanding

In year 12 students complete three units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Acquiring movement skills
  • Socio-Cultural Studies.

Students relate case studies to demonstrate the application of theoretical knowledge to sporting situations. Students are assessed in their Practical performance of two sports covered within school or participated in outside of school to a club level. Oral assessment on evaluating and planning for improvement of performance.

Skills

Relate and apply knowledge to lifelong involvement in an active and healthy lifestyle. The use of explanation, application, synthesis, evaluation and analysis.

Year 13

Knowledge and understanding

In year 13 students complete three units:

  • Historical studies
  • Comparative studies
  • Exercise and Sports Physiology.

Students make judgements, attach a value or level of importance to certain developments or initiatives, and discuss issues related to physical education and participation. Students are assessed in their Practical performance of one sport covered within school or participated in outside of school to a club level. Oral assessment on evaluating and planning for improvement of performance.

Skills

Relate and apply knowledge to lifelong involvement in an active and healthy lifestyle. The use of explanation, application, synthesis, evaluation and analysis.

Assessment

AS: External written paper 2 hours 60% of the AS mark

Internally assessed but externally moderated practical performance of two sports.

Oral assessment on evaluating and improving performance.

40% of the overall AS mark.

A2: Externally assessed written paper 70% of the overall A2 mark.

Internally assessed but externally moderated practical performance of one sport. Oral assessment on evaluating and improving performance 30% of the overall mark.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Ignatius College directly.

Last updated date: 21 March 2017
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