Physical Education

Level 3, A Level

Duration: Two Year Course

Location: Benfleet

Course Description

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A-Level Physical Education will give you a fantastic insight into the world of sports performance.

In addition to engaging in, and promoting, a physically active lifestyle you will look at scientific and socio-cultural aspects of sport and Physical Education. The practical element of A-Level Physical Education is also an integral part of both years: not only will you have the chance to perform or coach a sport, you will also develop a wide ranging knowledge into the how and why of physical activity and sport.

You will also have the opportunity to become a full-time student athlete. This will see you combine your academic studies with training as part of the Seevic Storm competitive sports programme.

Modules

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Acquiring Movement Skills
  • Socio-cultural Studies in Sport
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Sport Psychology.

How Will I Be Taught and Assessed?

  • One practical performance, as either a coach or performer in an activity
  • One performance analysis task
  • Three exams taken at the end of Year Two.

Why Should I Choose Seevic College?

You will have the opportunity to become a full-time student athlete, combining your academic studies with training as part of the Seevic Storm competitive sports programme. One of the most successful college sports programmes in the country, we enjoy a strong tradition of competing in the best competitions and leagues, and can boast an impressive array of both team and individual national champions.

The expertise of our staff also gives our student athletes excellent sports science support, which includes:

  • Strength & Conditioning Programmes
  • Fitness testing specialists
  • Sports Nutrition support.

Seevic Storm includes: RugbyFootballNetballBasketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton, Tennis, Table Tennis, Trampoline, Golf, Swimming and Athletics.

What Could I Do Next?

You could continue your training to become a Coach, Teacher or Physiotherapist. You may also be able to continue to a wide range of university courses, including Sport & Physical Education or enter employment in the Health & Fitness Industry.

A high number of our students progress onto degree courses at top universities including: Sport & Exercise Science, Psychology and Strength & Conditioning, as well as sports scholarships.

General Entry Requirements

Average point score of 5.3, calculated from all GCSE subjects. Your point score MUST include at least five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above - including English Language or Maths.

If you achieve English at a Grade C/4, your Maths grade must be a D and vice versa.  

Specific Entry Requirements

You will need to be competing in at least one sporting activity.

Must have a minimum GCSE C/4 Grade in Maths, English Language and Science.

Additional Costs

Practical kit and sports equipment for your chosen activity, revision text book and associated revision trips.

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