Physical Education A Level at Stanground Academy
The course will appeal to you if you have a keen interest in sport and recreation and want to follow a course that develops the theoretical aspects through practical involvement.
You will develop your knowledge of physiological factors affecting performance including:
-skeletal and muscular systems, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, exercise, rest and recovery.
-diet and nutrition
You will develop your knowledge of psychological factors affecting performance including:
You will develop your knowledge of socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport including:
-how sport affects society
-global events eg. Olympic games
-ethics and deviance
-technology in sport
You will develop your performance in physical education by improving:
-analysis and evaluation
-performance in a role: leader or performer
5 + A* to B grades at GCSE including grade 5 or above in English and mathematics. Grade B or above in PE and grade C or above in science
Through coursework and examination at the end of year 2
- Higher education – physical education, sports sciences, physiotherapy, recreation and leisure studies and teaching
- Career opportunities - recreational management, leisure activities, the armed forces and the civil service
Physical education combines with many A level subjects.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanground Academy directly.