A Level Sport - Preparation for Year 11
A-Level pupils follow the AQA Physical Education two-year linear course.
In this course 70% of marks are ascribed to theory, which covers an exciting selection of Sports Science subjects - applied anatomy and physiology, skill acquisition, sport and society, exercise physiology and biomechanics, sports psychology and technology in sport.
Pupils are assessed in two examinations, each worth 35% of the total marks available. The examination papers consist of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions.
30% of the marks are ascribed to non-exam assessment. Pupils are assessed as a performer or coach in one activity and complete a written or verbal analysis of performance piece of coursework.