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AS and A2 Level Physical Education at The Willink School

Course description

The course follows the Edexcel syllabus. There are two units at AS level and two at A2. These cover all aspects of Physical Education including Sociology, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology, Biomechanics, Biochemistry and Training Methods. The syllabus places great importance on the coach and official as well as the performer.In each year, assessment is through one written exam and one portfolio style piece of extended coursework, each accounting for 25% of the overall A-Level grade.

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have met the general entry requirements for the sixth form. You will also need at least grade C or above in Science and English. You will also need grade C or above in GCSE PE or have demonstrated physical ability in two sports or activities.While not absolutely essential, much of the coursework will relate to each student‟s own experiences in their sport. Students who are not actively involved with activity during their A Level years will find this part of the course more challenging.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years