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Physical Education at The Marlborough School

Course description

Unit 1: Opportunities for and the effects of leading a healthy and active lifestyle.

  • The physiological effects of adopting a healthy lifestyle
  • The short-term effect of exercise / performance and the long-term effects of training
  • Analysis of movement across a range of sporting actions
  • Acquisition of skills and the impact of psychological factors on performance
  • Opportunities for physical activity, benefits to the individual and society and the potential barriers faced by minority groups

Unit 2: Analysis and evaluation of physical activity as performed and/or in an adopted role(s).

  • Execution of skills / techniques in two roles (performer; official, referee, umpire, judge or leader; coach) in a chosen physical activity
  • Analysis of own performance
  • Application of theoretical knowledge to achieve effective performance

Entry requirements

GCSE PE at Grade B or above preferred. BTEC Sports Studies doesnot prepare you for A Level PE. You must also play a sport for ateam or club out of school

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Marlborough School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years