Physical Education Edexcel A Level at The Sixth Form at Cornwallis Academy
A-Level PE EDEXCEL’s GCE in Physical Education comprises four components and can either be taken as an AS course or a full A-Level. The course is 70% theory and 30% coursework/practical based.
Scientific Principles of Physical Education (40%, written exam: 2 hours 30 minutes)
Topic 1: Applied anatomy and physiology
Topic 2: Exercise physiology and applied movement analysis
Psychological and Social Principles of Physical Education (30%, written exam: 2 hours)
Topic 3: Skill acquisition
Topic 4: Sport psychology
Component 3: Practical performance (15%- non-examined, externally moderated) Assessed in one practical sport Component 4: Performance Analysis and Performance Development Programme (15%- non-examined, externally moderated
Students must achieve a grade 5 in GCSE PE and a grade 5 in English Students who obtain a 4 in GCSE PE may be considered after an interview with the Head of Department. Students who did not complete the GCSE course but achieved grades 5 and above in all other subjects, especially Science and English will be considered.
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Head of Physical Education: Mr. D Smith - firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply
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