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"Success for All"

Sixth Form: A-Level PE / Sport Science (EdExcel)

This course will give you an opportunity to:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding through practical application.

  • Encourage a holistic understanding of PE.

  • Nurture skills of knowledge for progression to further study.

You will:

Study 4 key areas:

  • Component 1: Scientific principles of PE (applied anatomy & physiology, exercise physiology, applied movement analysis) - 40%, 2.5hour exam, 140 marks.

  • Component 2: Psychological and social principles of PE (skill acquisition, sport psychology, sport and society) - 30%, 2hour exam, 100 marks.

  • Component 3: Practical Performances (skills as a player/performer or coach in 1 sport) - 15%, 40 marks.

  • Component 4: Performance analysis and personal development programme (PDP) - 15%, 40 marks.

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