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Physical Education A level at Davenant Foundation School

Course description

What will you learn in Year 12?

You will learn and investigate physiological factors affecting performance; Psychological and Socio-cultural themes in physical education. The theoretical units will provide you with a knowledge base that will support your practical performance and allow you to access higher marks in the coursework unit .

What will you learn in Year 13?

You will learn the short and long-term preparation athletes go through every time they train and compete. The main categories investigated and analysed are physiology,  psychology, technical and fatigue and recovery.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s including English language and Mathematics at A*-C (or 4-9), at least a Grade 6 GCSE in PE and two Grade 6 in Combined Science or Biology.

Further information

Completing an A Level in Physical Education can enable students to progress to related degree courses in Sports Science, Exercise Science, Sports Coaching, Sports Studies, Leisure Studies, Sports Development, Recreation Management, Sports Events Manager, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Teaching, and career paths such as Police and Armed Forces.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Davenant Foundation School directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2017

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