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Physical Education A Level at Plymouth High School for Girls

Course description

The course allows learners to study Physical Education (PE) in an academic setting, enabling them to critically analyse and evaluate their physical performance and apply their experience of practical activity in developing their knowledge and understanding of the subject. In the theory element you will gain a deep understanding into how the body works when exercising. You will delve into the ethical considerations behind the use of drugs and the inÛuence that modern technology is having on sport. You will develop a wide range of skills such as communication, decision making, interpreting data and analysing performance along with many more.

Entry requirements

Our expectations are that students applying to study A Level PE will have achieved a good GCSE grade of B or above in PE or Biology. It is advised that you compete or take part in a practical activity to a good standard outside of school. All students will be considered on individual merit.

Future opportunities

PE goes extremely well with lots of other subjects such as Biology, Psychology and Sociology so PE could add diversity and breadth to your course choices. It can lead onto further education or careers such as: sports science, coaching, sports development and management, leisure and recreation, exercise and health, dietician, physiotherapy or occupational therapy

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Plymouth High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 03 March 2017

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