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Physical Education A Level at Wye School

Course description

The content has been designed to allow 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 knowle dge and understanding of the subject. The examined components will provide the knowledge and understanding which underpin the non - exam assessment (NEA). The NEA within this specification allows learners to explore an activity in detail as a performer or co ach, chosen from a wide variety of sporting activities. Learners will also analyse and evaluate performance in a chosen activity as part of their NEA. This course will prepare learners for the further study of PE or sports science courses as well as other related subject areas such as psychology, sociology and biology. Learners will also develop the transferable skills that are in demand by further education, Higher Education and employers in all sectors of industry. This specification will create confident , independent thinkers and effective decision makers who can operate effectively as individuals or as part of a team – all skills that will enable them to stand out and effectively promote themselves as they progress through life.

Entry requirements

Students should have studied GCSE PE and gained at least a grade 5 and have achieved at least a grade 5 in biology or other science . Participation in sport to a club or low county level and actively pursuing this outside of school.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September