A Level Physical Education is assessed through a written examination at the end of the year; an oral assessment of a practical performance and also in the performance or coaching of one practical activity. Throughout the course you will study units on: Applied anatomy and exercise physiology; Biomechanical movement; Skill acquisition: Sport psychology; Sport and society: The role of technology in physical activity and sport.
Grade 5 in GCSE Physical Education which must include a grade 5 on the written paper. If not taken at GCSE then a Grade 5 in English or Science. Students must be playing competitive sport regularly outside of school.
University education, Sports Coaching, Leisure Centre manager, Physical Education Teacher, Sports Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, Sports Development, Sports Journalism.