Physical Education A level (See Option Blocks on our website)

Health, Public Services and Care

Health, Public Services and Care
Health, Public Services and Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code ND9
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

What will I learn?

 

The Course involves the exploration of a wide range of topics relating to sport including:

1. Applied anatomy and physiology

2. Skill acquisition

3. Sport and society

4. Exercise physiology

5. Biomechanical movement

6. Sport psychology

7. Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport

Details

What will I learn?

 

The Course involves the exploration of a wide range of topics relating to sport including:

1. Applied anatomy and physiology

2. Skill acquisition

3. Sport and society

4. Exercise physiology

5. Biomechanical movement

6. Sport psychology

7. Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport

How will it be delivered?

How will I be assessed?

 

 

Paper 1: Factors affecting

participation in physical activity and sport

Paper 2: Factors affecting

optimal performance in

physical activity and sport

Non-exam assessment:

Practical performance in

physical activity and sport

What�s assessed

Section A: Applied anatomy

and physiology

Section B: Skill acquisition

Section C: Sport and society

Section A: Exercise

physiology and biomechanics

Section B: Sport psychology

Section C: Sport and society

and technology in sport

Students assessed as a

performer or coach in the full sided version of one activity.

Plus: written/verbal analysis of performance.

How it�s assessed

�Written exam: 2 hours

�105 marks

�35 % of A-level

�Written exam: 2 hours

�105 marks

�35 % of A-level

�Internal assessment,

external moderation

� 90 marks

� 30 % of A-level

Questions

�� Section A: multiple

choice, short answer

and extended writing

(35 marks)

�� Section B: multiple

choice, short answer

and extended writing

(35 marks)

�� Section C: multiple

choice, short answer

and extended writing

(35 marks)

Section A: multiple

choice, short answer

and extended writing

(35 marks)

�� Section B: multiple

choice, short answer

and extended writing

(35 marks)

�� Section C: multiple

choice, short answer

and extended writing

(35 marks)

 

Entry requirements

You need GCSE PE or equivalent at grade C ( level 4) or above if studied before. Standard entry requirements if not. Some topics will be taught practically to enhance understanding. They will also as part of the final mark be assessed in their ability t

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