A Level

Entry requirements:    

Five GCSE Grade 4s including Maths & English Language.

Additional entry requirements:    

Grade 4s in Sciences or PE Theory Paper.

What is it?    

The subject delves into how our bodies push themselves to their physical peak and improve performance. The course is an in-depth analysis of the mechanics of both our bodies and of sport.

Why choose this subject at BSFC?    

A lot of our Sport & PE students like to get involved in the competitive team sports available at the College, like the Boys’ First XI Football team, who have made it to the Wirral Cup Final at Tranmere’s Prenton Park stadium in five of the last six years.

What will I study?    

You will look at factors affecting participation in physical activity & sport, practical performance, energy systems, injury prevention & rehabilitation, advanced biomechanical principles and more.

How will I be assessed?    

70% exams at the end of Year 2; 15% practical performance; 15% practical analysis.

How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?    

The growth in the health, fitness and leisure industries has led to a large increase in career options for those with sporting qualifications, such as coaching, sports development, sports science and physiotherapy.

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