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Physical Education at Newmarket Academy

Course description

In essence, this course will let students who enjoy sport and sporting acitvities develop their all round knowledge of the subject whilst pursuing an academic course they enjoy and can relate to. Most importantly a student taking this course needs to have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in physical education, a willingness to explore new ideas and an idea to communicate ideas effectively. 

An AS or A level qualification in physical education shows that students are able to combine brain and brawn. A PE qualification highlights the skills of creative thinking, Self management and reflective learning, skills that both enployers and universities value highly.

Course content

  • Opportunities for and the effects of leading a healthy and active lifestyle.
  • Analysis and evaluation of physical activity as a performer and/or in a adopted role.
  • Optimising performance and evaluating comtemporary issues within sport.
  • Optimising practical performance in a competitive situation.

Entry requirements

For more information about this course or entry requirements please contact Mrs Major. 


60% examination and 40% coursework. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newmarket Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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