PE A Level

Why Study PE?

  • Excellent Teaching
  • Great Facilities
  • Small Class Sizes
  • 1:1 tutorials with staff
  • Personalised practical activity and coursework provision

Why choose The Deanery?

We follow the AQA syllabus for PE. You will study the following modules 1. Applied Anatomy and Physiology; 2. Skill Acquisition; 3. Sport and Society; 3. Biomechanical movement; 4. Sport Psychology; 5. Sport Psychology; 6. Technology.

Paper 1 – 35%

2 hour written paper

Factors affecting participation

Non-exam assessment

Perform/Coach in full-sided version of a game, plus verbal/written analysis of performance

Paper 2 – 35%

2 hour written paper

Factors affecting optimal performance

30% of overall mark

Our large team of dedicated staff ensures that students have access to a broad range of practical activities. Theory lessons are delivered by teachers with a specialist knowledge and passion for their subject area. Students have access to state of the art facilities for applied theory and practical lessons. Students have access to extra-curricular clubs and activities; and we have the opportunity to personalise practical activities and coursework to enhance both the practical results and opportunities available.

What could this subject lead to?

Further study at University: lots of our students go on to study Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Science, Sports Development and Coaching. It can also lead to jobs in the Leisure Industry and Sports Coaching.