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POST-16 INFORMATION EVENING
A desire to use talent, enthusiasm, & interest to gain a valuable academic qualification. Motivation and interest to have a deeper understanding of sport. Ideally be AT LEAST a school performer in at least one sport. Participate regularly in your sport. Have 5 grade A*-C at GCSE including English Language and at least a grade C in GCSE PE or Merit in BTEC First Extended Certificate in Sport (if studied). It would be helpful if you had a GCSE grade C in Additional Science
Sport is a very important aspect in today’s society - bridge cultural gaps, resolve conflict, and educate people in a way that few other activities can – whole person – social side, physical side, health, cognitive and creative. Enjoyable. Valuable & Worthwhile. Opportunity To Progress To Higher Education – Sports Courses including Physical Education and sports science or physiotherapy.
Physical Education combines well with most other A levels, including Psychology, Sociology, Physics, Biology, History, Business Studies and Geography.
What does A Level PE Consist of?
PHED 1 Opportunities for & the effects of leading a healthy lifestyle. Consists of the following: ◦ APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY ◦ SKILL ACQUISITION & PSYCHOLOGY ◦ SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES & PARTICIPATION ◦ THEORETICAL APPLICATION TO PRACTICAL WORK 60% of AS marks
PHED 2 Analysis & evaluation of physical activity Demonstration of CORE SKILLS as a performer ( in your best sport), official or coach Assessed on specific criteria in TWO scenarios 40% of AS marks
PHED 3 Optimising performance & evaluating contemporary issues within sport EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 30% of total A-Level marks
PHED 4 Optimising practical performance in a competitive situation PERFORM (in your best sport) ANALYSIS OF COMPETITIVE PERFORMANCE (written report where weaknesses are identified, suggested causes are discussed & corrective measures are presented) 20% of total A-Level marks