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Physical Education at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

Course description

This course will appeal to you if you enjoy playing sport and want to know about human psychology and the role of sport in society through classroom study.

Typically three theory lessons a week are spent on how the body reacts to exercise, how the brain controls the body and social reasons for the importance of physical activity. One lesson a week is used to enhance personal skills, coaching ability and to relate performance to theories learnt. The course is 65% theory and tested by exam and 35% practical/oral coursework.

There will be both the opportunity and expectation to continue and improve your team sports through the Wednesday afternoon sports programme.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at C grade or above to include:

* C grade or above in Core Science and Additional Science OR

* C grade or above in Core Science and Additional Applied Science OR

* C grade or above in two separate sciences.

Higher level Additional Science would be an advantage. PE GCSE not essential.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shrewsbury Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 06 July 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years