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Physical Education AS/A-Level at Hellesdon High Sixth Form Centre

Course description

What is Physical Education?

Physical education is an A-Level course that combines practical sporting ability with theoretical knowledge andunderstanding of the world of sport.

Why study Physical Education?

Do you enjoy sport? Do you like debating topical sporting issues?Are you interested in learning about how the body works? Then this is an A-Level subject for you.

What makes a successful Physical Education student?

A successful Physical Education student will be strong practically in at least 2 sports and have an interest in differentaspects of sporting performance. Traits of previously successful students include organisation, discipline andconfidence, is this you?

Entry requirements

To study at Hellesdon High School Sixth Form you will need: SIX GCSEs A* - C Grades will enable you to study FOUR A/S Level courses.

We would advise that a Grade B at GCSE would be a good indicator of potential for A Level but we will discuss this with you. Equally we can discuss options for individuals who may fall short of the six higher grade entry requirements.

When applying for courses you should look to study subjects that:

  • a) You have a strong interest in (and enjoyment of)
  • b) You feel you are successful at
  • c) Your Yr11 teachers have highlighted you are good at.

It may also be useful to investigate university/employment websites if you have a particular interest in following a subject forward after Sixth Form.

Subject Specific

A grade B in GCSE Physical Education or Science.

Future opportunities

  • Physiotherapist
  • Sports Journalist
  • Sports Development
  • PE Teacher
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Dietician
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Kinesiology
  • Sports Coach

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hellesdon High Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 11 June 2015

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