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Physical Education ‘A’ Level allows students to study this subject in an academic setting, enabling them to critically analyse and evaluate their physical performance and apply their experience of a practical activity in developing their knowledge and understanding of the subject.
An ‘A’ Level in Physical Education will equip learners with both a depth and breadth of knowledge, understanding and skills relating to scientific, socio-cultural and practical aspects of physical education. Topics covered include: physiological factors affecting performance, psychological factors affecting performance and socio-cultural issues in physical activity and sport. The assessment overview consists of 70% theory covered over three papers and 30% allocated to performance in Physical Education.