Physical Education

A level Physical Education from September 2016

How is the course organised?

The course is intended for students who are both physically able and who have a strong desire to study in Physical Education.

PAPER NUMBER AND CONTENT MARKS BROKEN DOWN TOTAL MARKS AWARDED  TIME ALLOWED % OF TOTAL A LEVEL

Paper 01:

Anatomy & Physiology

 

Exercise Physiology

 

 

Biomechanics

Section A                                             10

10 marks, short answer questions on any topic

 

Section B                                              60

3 x 20 mark questions

1 question per topic - the 20 marks will be brokwn down into part questions

 

Section C                                               20

1 x 20 mark extended response 'synoptic' question which links two or more topics

90 Marks 2 hours 30%

Paper 02:

Skill Acquisition

 

Sports Psychology 

Section A                                              10

10 Marks, shorts answer questions on any topic

Section B                                              40   

2 x 20 mark questions 

1 question per topic - the 20 marks will be broken down into part questions

Section C                                             10

1 x 10 mark extended response 'synoptic' question which links two or more topics

60 marks 1 hour  20%

Paper 03:

Sports & Society

Technology

Section A                                             10

10 marks, short answer questions on any topic

Section B                                             40

2 x 20 mark questions on any part of this compnent

The 20 marks will be broken down into part questions

Section C                                              10

1 x 10 mark extended response 'synoptic' question which links two or more topics

60 marks 1 hour 20%

04:

Performence or coaching

 

EAPI talk

 

1 Sport or Coaching                         30

 

 

1EAPI talk                                          30

60 marks Any time before March 30%

 

 

For the practical components students can pick one sport from the set list that the exam board produces.

Component 4 Specification

 

 

What can I do with this A level?

Academic qualification in Physical education will allow students assess to a wide range of sports related degree courses at institutions of higher education.  The course is an excellent preparation for PE teaching, advanced entry to the forces or recreational management studies.

 

A2 Level handbook

Further information can be obtained from link below

 

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-physical-education-h155-h555-from-2016/

 

To Download the OCR A level Specification click here