Physical Education is a rapidly expanding area throughout the UK and the A-Level is a fascinating and challenging subject where you will work in a supportive atmosphere. This is a course designed for students who have a genuine interest in sporting activities. The course aims to provide a knowledge of principles underlying sport and physical education through classroom study and practical work, backed up by lots of enrichment activities in sports.
To be considered for entry onto our A Level courses you should have:
Three Grade 5s (Bs) plus two Grade 4s (Cs) including Grade 4s in English Language and Maths plus a high average GCSE point score and any individual subject requirements.
You will also need a grade 5/B in a single GCSE Science (preferably Biology). This is a 2 year A level with no AS option available.
You can progress to university to study a variety of courses, including sport science, sport studies, leisure management, teaching, sports therapy, physiotherapy plus many more. For those wishing to study physiotherapy, subject choice should be considered carefully and further advice sought. Other areas include police and fire services, armed forces, and sports industry and development.