Sport A Level at Kendal College
A-Level Sport and Physical Education is a two year course which will give you the opportunity to study a range of topics such as analysis and evaluation of physical activity as a performer, evaluating contemporary issues within sport, healthy and active lifestyles and optimising practical performance in competitive situations.
You will complete the AS-Level in the first year and the A2 in the second to form a full A-Level.
Students who enjoy and successfully complete this subject typically progress onto a range of degree courses at University including Sports Science, Sports Studies and Leisure Management. Students will experience interactive and innovative approaches to learning on the Sport course. Lecturers ensure that students undertake a range of interesting and exciting activities within lessons to underpin learning and develop
The course consists of four modules and over the two years you will study:
- Opportunities for, and the effects of, leading a healthy and active lifestyle (applied physiology, skill acquisition, opportunities for participation and application of theoretical knowledge to a practical situation)
- Analysis and evaluation of physical activity as a performer and/or in an adopted role/s
- Optimising performance and evaluating contemporary issues within sport (physiology, psychology and contemporary issues)
- Optimising practical performance in competitive situations
You will need at least 5 GCSE’s, grades A*-C, including English and Maths, with 2 or more grade B’s in related subjects.
All students will complete both a practical assessment and external written examination to gain their grade.
Students can progress to university to study a variety of courses, including Sports Science, Sports Studies, Leisure Management, Teaching, Sports Therapy. Many other avenues are also available with links to Hotels, Leisure Centres and the Outdoor Adventure sector.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kendal College directly.