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Physical Education A Level at Aylesbury Grammar School

Course description

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Course content

Unit G451 – An Introduction to Physical Education (30%)  Anatomy and Physiology  Acquiring Movement Skills  Socio Cultural Studies relating participation in physical activity. There is a two hour written exam.

Unit G452 – Practical Assessment (20%) Candidates are assessed in two chosen activities from two different activity profiles and in response to a live performance. Candidates will be assessed in either: Performing two chosen activities from two different activity profiles OR Performing one chosen activity and coaching/leading one chosen activity from two different activity profiles OR Performing one chosen activity and officiating one chosen activity in two different activities. Practical: When selecting your two physical activities, please ensure these are two sports that you will be able to gain high marks in. Your first choice is your main sport and your second choice is a sport that you can perform with high competency.

 

Unit G453 (35%) There is a 2½ hour written exam. You will need to answer three questions from two sections; at least one question from Section 1 Section A: Socio Cultural Options  Historical Studies Section B: Scientific Options  Sports psychology  Exercise and Sport Physiology

Unit G454 – Practical Assessment (15%) Candidates will be assessed in: Performing one chosen activity OR Coaching/Leading one chosen activity OR Officiating one chosen activity.

Entry requirements

Sporting ability in a minimum of two sports is essential and a minimum of grade B in Biology or Science at GCSE is required in order to study this subject at AS level.

Assessment

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Aylesbury Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 15 June 2015

Key information

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

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