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Physical Education A Level at Franklin College

Course description

Year 1 The course requires students to understand skills relating to scientific, socio-cultural and practical aspects of physical education. Topics you will study include applied anatomy and exercise physiology, skill acquisition and sport and society. You will participate in a variety of activities from formal lessons with an emphasis on active learning strategies, through to investigating key ideas and concepts in a practical setting. Year 2 In your second year you will develop the skills attained in your first year through studying topics including exercise physiology and biomechanical movement, sports psychology, sport and society and the role of technology in sport. You will participate in a variety of activities from formal lessons with an emphasis on active learning strategies through to investigating key ideas in a practical setting.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE grades A*-C or equivalent to include English Language, Maths and Science. Competence in a practical sport as either coach or performer eg playing/training regularly for a team or competing/performing for a club.

Assessment

70% Examination 30% Practical assessment

Future opportunities

Student's progress onto sport related degrees including; physical education, sports science, sports development and coaching and sports injuries to name just a few.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 August 2016

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