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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. To have the best chance of success must be AT LEAST a school or club performer in at least one sport. Participate regularly in your sport.
Have 5 grade A*-C at GCSE including English Language and ideally at least a grade C in GCSE PE or Merit in BTEC First 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.
Physical Education combines well with most other A levels, including Psychology, Sociology, Physics, Biology, History, Business Studies and Geography.
Opportunity To Progress To Higher Education - The course will enable students to make an entry into a sports and leisure environment, including sports leadership, leisure centre management. It is also a requirement for many courses at university, subjects like physiotherapy, sports science, human biological sciences, sport psychology, leisure management and PE teaching. It can also be very helpful for university courses, for example, the social sciences and biology. Many of our former students have taken these courses at university and have found that A-Level PE was fundamental for the further study.
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 60% of total A2 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) 40% of total A2 marks
Ellie and Anina are current students and will explain their current experiences of AS Level PE over the last 8 weeks