The AS Level / A Level Physical Education course is a stand-alone course within the Sixth Form Academy (SFA). It is designed for students who are interested in exercise and sport in terms of human anatomy, health and achievement.
It is also about improving the individual’s personal skills and performance(s) in a range of sports/exercises, which will then allow them to also lead others in developing their personal skills and performance in sports/exercises. Assessment is in the form of coursework, practical moderation and a written examination.
A minimum of six GCSE at Grade C or above, including Science CC (to include Biology), GCSE P.E at grade B and English/Welsh. Students should possess high level competence in one sport and/or coaching or officiating experience. An interview with a subject specialist
Careers include Teaching; Sport and Recreation; Sports Management; Forces; Police; Physiotherapy; Medicine; Sports Massage; Holistic Therapies; Occupational Therapy; Personal Training; Coaching; Sports Psychology; Business and Finance.
NPTC Group of Colleges' t-shirt to be purchased at around £15. Full Sports Kit will be an additional cost.