Sports Studies AS/A2

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What will you be working towards?

Code SHS13
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


What will I be studying?

Physiological and Psychological factors which improve performance.

Sports Injuries.

Socio-Cultural and Historical effects on participation and performance.

The analysis and improvement of performance through physical performance, coaching and / or officiating.

What does this subject involve?

On-going performance and or coaching in sports with participation in school sports clubs / teams or external clubs

40% Practical assessment on the above

60% Theoretical examination assessment

No January modules, 1 written paper in June

What skills or qualities will I need?

Scientific understanding.

Ability to express applications of concepts in writing.

A good general knowledge of a range of Sports.

An interest in Current Sporting Issues.

Ability to do / desire to learn how to do two of - performing, coaching, officiating at a high level.




How will it be delivered?


Entry requirements

It is advisable but not essential to have studied PE at GCSE.

Your next steps...

An A level in Physical Education is useful for sports related careers including teaching, coaching, sports development, recreation management, equipment design and manufacturing.