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Physical Education A level at King Edward VI Sixth Form College

Course description

Physical Education takes a multi-disciplinary approach, encouraging the development of different methods of enquiry, drawn from a wide range of disciplines, with the focal point being the performer and the performance.

The specification is based on the interaction between the theory and practice of Physical Education.

Topics covered in AS include:

  • Applied anatomy and physiology
  • Acquiring, performing and teaching movement skills
  • Contemporary issues in PE and sport
  • Performance and its improvement via the demonstration of acquired and developed skills in two practical activities, and an oral presentation evaluating a live performance in one of your two activities

    Topics covered in A2 include:
    • Historical studies
    • Psychology of sport performance
    • Exercise physiology
    • Improvement of effective performance in one activity and an oral presentation evaluating a live performance in your practical activity

Entry requirements

GCSE Physical Education is NOT essential.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Course code: 36000511644019


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      Our historic campus includes a new multi-million pound state-of-the-art block which opened 2013. In September 2014 phase II of our ambitious campus development opens, including a new canteen, student study area, and studios for Performing Arts, IT and Graphic design.

      Extensive sports grounds complement the on-site gym, multi-use sports hall, and other recreational facilities