Physical Education A Level at The Latimer Arts College
Are you interested in learning about different aspects of sport? Ever wondered why some performers are stronger, faster, more motivated and more successful than others? Do you have a passion for Psychology, Sociology or Human Biology? A Level PE covers a wide range of topics and allows you to combine aspects of all these subject areas within a sporting context.
A Level PE can lead onto many interesting degree courses within this field, for example Sport Science, Sport Management, Teaching, or Physiotherapy. In addition it can be used as a route into the Sport and Leisure industry in jobs such as Coaching, working in Health and Fitness Centres and working within Leisure Services. However, it is also a good qualification to help you onto any course at University.
Applied Exercise Physiology:
- How the body works
- How we become skilful and how the mind contributes to or hinders sporting success
Opportunities for Participation and Contemporary influences:
- A look at the many factors which affect participation and sport in our society
GCSE PE Grade B, or Level 2 BTEC Sport Distinction
Practical assessment as a performer or coach in one chosen sport/activity
Written assessment: Exam on 3 areas of the syllabus:
- Exercise physiology
- Skill acquisition and psychological aspects
- Opportunities for Participation and Contemporary influences
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Latimer Arts College directly.