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A Level: Physical Education

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 60183226
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course will be well suited to individuals with a keen interest in sport. Individuals wishing to take this course should have two sports which they play on a regular basis.

Any person can take A-level PE providing they possess:

1. A genuine interest in Physical Education and sport

2. A positive and hardworking attitude

3. At least 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language.


Total A Level content is 70% theory assessment and 30% practical assessment (15% practical assessment and 15% coursework task in the form of a verbal analysis of performance).

Theory Papers

30% (of total A Level grade) 2 hour exam

• Anatomy and Physiology

• Exercise Physiology

• Biomechanics


20% of total A level grade 1 hour exam

• Skill Acquisition

• Sports Psychology


A Level Physical Education

20% of total A Level grade 1 hour exam

• Sport and Society

• Contemporary issues in physical activity and sport

Practical Assessment 30% (of total A Level grade)

Candidates are assessed in one activity on their effectiveness in their performance and also a verbal evaluation of another performer in a game situation.

How will it be delivered?

Exam 70% Practical 30% (Inclusive of coursework)

Entry requirements

6 grade 5s (or equivalent), including at least a grade 5 in English Language or Literature.

At least a 5 in the relevant subject if taken.

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