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Physical Education A Level at Farnham College

Course description

This course will give you the opportunity to review your current participation in physical activity; identify opportunities locally, nationally and internationally for you to advance your participation in physical activity and create a development plan and a life plan for your participation in physical activity.

You will also learn about sport, from the grass roots to the elite level, and the development of competitive sport.

Healthy lifestyles, fitness and training, and preparation for sports performance are also covered extensively. 

Course content


  • participation in sport and recreation
  • the critical sports performer
  • preparation for optimum sports performance
  • the developing sports performer.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths, English and a Science subject. You should have a current sporting interest in either playing at club level or above, or coaching in the community



Practical tasks and exam.

Future opportunities

You could move on to degrees in sports, sports science, leisure studies, recreation management, nursing, physiotherapy or psychology.

Career options could be coaching or physiotherapy, sports marketing, working for your local council as a coach or activity leader.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 June 2016
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