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Physical Education AS A2 at The Rushden Community College

Course content

Unit 1 - The social basis of sport and recreation. Unit 2 - Enhancing performance. In this unit students are required to participate in a minimum of 3 activities, one from each of the team, racquet and individual categories. Unit 3 - Exercise and training. Unit 4 - Global trends in international sport. Unit 5 - Refining performance. Unit 6 - Scientific principles of exercise and performance. Each student will be examined in two practical activities which will be carried forward into Unit 5 for A2.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades C or above. Students also need to have a good level of practical ability in team games, racquet games and individual activities. AS one year, A2 two years.


AS: 2 modules - Unit 1 - written paper, Unit 2 - coursework

A2: 2 modules - Unit 3 - written paper, Unit 4 - Coursework

Further information

All students are expected to undertake CSLA along with coaching and officiating awards during Wednesday afternoon sessions, and take a lead role in the College sporting activities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Rushden Community College directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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