Physical Education A level at Friesland School
Students follow the AQA syllabus at both A/S and A2 level. The two year course will provide students with the appropriate requirements needed for studying sport at university. Most of our A Level students have gone on to Higher Education and pursue a career within the Sport and Leisure industry; doing a job that they really enjoy, working as a physiotherapist, as a fitness instructor, PE teacher …… the list is endless!
You will have 4 teachers – all EXPERTS in their own areas!
• Skill Acquisition
• Applied Exercise Physiology
• Opportunities for Participation
• Practical and Application of Theory
You will have 1 lesson per week with each teacher on their specialist aspect of PE and one practical lesson.
The practical is assessed in 2 activities from a choice of performer, official or coach.
ANY sport with a national governing body can be assessed and the same sport can be used for 2 DIFFERENT roles, or 2 sports in any role.
All practical is filmed for moderation purposes.
Practical - 40% of AS Marks
20% at A2 Marks
60% of AS Level will be assessed by a two hour theory paper. 40% of AS marks will be practical based (with 2 roles worth 20% each).
At A2 the same allocation of marks for theory and practical (one practical role and analysis of performance coursework).
GCSE PE Grade C essential and grade B desirable.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Friesland School directly.