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Physical Education A-Level at Seevic College

Course description

A-Level Physical Education will give you a fantastic insight into the world of sports performance.

In addition to engaging in, and promoting, a physically active lifestyle you will look at scientific and socio-cultural aspects of sport and Physical Education. The practical element of A-Level Physical Education is also an integral part of both years: not only will you have the chance to perform or coach a sport, you will also develop a wide ranging knowledge into the how and why of physical activity and sport.

You will also have the opportunity to become a full-time student athlete. This will see you combine your academic studies with training as part of the Seevic Storm competitive sports programme.

Course content

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Acquiring Movement Skills
  • Socio-cultural Studies in Sport
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Sport Psychology.

Entry requirements

General Entry Requirements

  • Average point score of 5.3, calculated from all GCSE subjects. Your point score MUST include at least five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above - including English Language or Maths.

    If your English Language is a D/3, your Maths must be at least a C/4 and vice versa.

Specific Entry Requirements

  • Grade C/4 or above in GCSE Maths
  • Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language
  • Grade C/4 or above in any Science GCSE
  • You will also need to be competing in at least one sporting activity.


  • One practical performance, as either a coach or performer in an activity
  • One performance analysis task
  • Three exams taken at the end of Year Two.

Financial information

Practical kit and sports equipment for your chosen activity, revision text book and associated revision trips.

Future opportunities

You could continue your training to become a Coach, Teacher or Physiotherapist. You may also be able to continue to a wide range of university courses, including Sport & Physical Education or enter employment in the Health & Fitness Industry.

A high number of our students progress onto degree courses at top universities including: Sport & Exercise Science, Psychology and Strength & Conditioning, as well as sports scholarships.

Further information

You will have the opportunity to become a full-time student athlete, combining your academic studies with training as part of the Seevic Storm competitive sports programme. One of the most successful college sports programmes in the country, we enjoy a strong tradition of competing in the best competitions and leagues, and can boast an impressive array of both team and individual national champions.

The expertise of our staff also gives our student athletes excellent sports science support, which includes:

  • Strength & Conditioning Programmes
  • Fitness testing specialists
  • Sports Nutrition support.

Seevic Storm includes: RugbyFootballNetballBasketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton, Tennis, Table Tennis, Trampoline, Golf, Swimming and Athletics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seevic College directly.

Last updated date: 12 April 2018
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    • Approximately 3,000 students study at Seevic College's university style campus located in Benfleet, Essex. 

      Recently our campus was transformed by a multimillion pound refurbishment project. During the project, we:

      • Built a brand new space for socialising and event hosting - it's called The Hub
      • Completely refurbished and remodelled 26 classrooms and teaching spaces
      • Created a brand new Learning Support Centre
      • Developed a brand new Performing Arts facility