A Level PE
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
||GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Along with a passion and talent for practical sport, A Level Physical Education allows a student to access a deeper
understanding of what makes great sporting performance. Students will understand the psychological and physiological
impacts on sport as well as the history behind certain sports and traditions.
What will I study?
The theory aspect of the course, on which you will be
assessed through examinations, includes:
• Physiological factors affecting performance
• Exercise Physiology
• Anatomy & Physiology
• Skill Acquisition
• Sports Psychology
• Sport in Society
• Contemporary Issues in Physical Activity and Sport
You will also carry out a practical performance and an oral
evaluation and analysis of a performance
Students will also take part in practical sessions which
will link into classwork and coursework. Aston is one of
the few establishments still to offer a practical session as
part of the course. To support this, each student will be
offered Sports Leaders Level 2 and 3.
How will it be delivered?
Practical Performance and Oral Evaluation and Analysis of
Grade 5 in Science and either English Language or English
Your next steps...
Physical Education at A Level offers many opportunities
• Sport and Exercise Science
• Teacher Training
• Sports Development
• Community Sports Work
• Sports Management