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PHYSICAL EDUCATION AS/A2 Level at The John Wallis Church of England Academy

Course description

The course consists of thirteen units over two years and is equivalent to 2 GCE A levels.
Units include;
• Principles of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
• The Physiology of fitness
• Assessing Risk in Sport
• Fitness testing for sport and exercise
• Fitness training and programming
• Practical Team/Individual Sports
• Work Experience in Sport
• Sports Coaching
• Sports Development
This course also will help students develop their functional skills (ICT, Mathematics and English) and their personal, learning and thinking skills.
The course is mainly assignment based through a range of method including; presentations, video logs, diary entries, case studies and work experience.

100% coursework/assignment based (NO EXAMS). There are thirteen units delivered over two years


Entry requirements

Students should have achieved either:

5 GCSE (A to C) including Maths and English

GCSE PE or BTEC Sport (Grade B minimum or equivalent)

Sporting Excellence in 2 Sports (Subject to Trial)

Future opportunities


Sports Scientist


Sports Coach

Analysis Coach



Sports Journalist

Fitness Instructor


Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The John Wallis Church of England Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years