Physical Education

A Level

Sport & fitness is a huge industry… and you can be part of it. If you’re keen on sport you can make a healthy living from your passion. Whether that’s working for a football club, as a personal trainer at the local gym, or training to be a physiotherapist, there are lots of opportunities.

From professional sport through to amateur teams and individuals who just want to get in shape, sport and fitness is a fast-growing business. Best of all, you could be in a career doing something that you love.

Course Content

Applied anatomy and physiology
Skill acquisition
Sport and society
Exercise physiology and biomechanics
Sport psychology
Technology in sport
Physical performance
Written/verbal analysis of performance


70% Examination
30% Practical assessment

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs (4-9)
Physical Education (5-9)
Maths (5-9)
English Language/Literature (5-9)


Course Outcome

At the end of the course, successful students will gain one A Level.