Physical Education

The PE Department

A-Level PE BTEC Sports Football Academy

In choosing this A level PE, students will develop knowledge which will equip them for undergraduate study in the areas of Physiology, Bio-mechanics, Psychology and Nutrition or employment in the sporting sector.

Topics include:
• Applied Anatomy and Physiology
• Skill Acquisition
• Sport and Society
• Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics
• Sport Psychology
• Sport and society and technology in sport

Which students do well at A-Level PE?

  • …those who have a keen interest all sports.
  • …those who have achieved a minimum of a ‘B’ in GSCE PE and ‘C‘ in Science.
  • …those who take part in sport at an advanced level.
  • …those who want a course which develops knowledge and understanding of the benefits of sport and exercise.
  • …those who wish to improve your performance in a range of sports roles.
  • …those who have an interest in fitness and health.

Assessment Method

Paper 1 (Written Paper):
Section A: Applied anatomy and physiology
Section B: Skill acquisition
Section C: Sport and society
35% • 2 hour written paper
• 105 marks
• Combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions
• Including use of data
Paper 2 (Written Paper):
Section A: Exercise physiology
and biomechanics
Section B: Sport psychology
Section C: Sport and society and
technology in sport
35% • 2 hour written paper
• 105 marks
• Combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing
questions
• Including use of data
Coursework (NEA):
Practical performance in physical
activity and sport – 15%
Written analysis and evaluation
of performance – 15%
30% • 90 marks
• One activity (45 marks) plus written analysis and evaluation (45 marks)
• Internal assessment, external moderation
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