A Level Physical Education (AQA)


The course covers a wide variety of topics such as:
– Applied anatomy and physiology
– Skill acquisition
– Sport and society
– Physiology and biomechanics
– Sport psychology
– Sport and technology


Am I right for the course?

If you are interested in sport and physical fitness, then this is the course for you! P.E. can help develop skills in decision-making, teamwork and communication. It combines well with A-levels in Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Maths and Sociology.

A minimum of 6 GCSEs grade 5 or above which must include English & maths and a grade 6 in subjects specifically being studied.

In addition to sitting formal exams at the end of the second year, you will also be assessed as either a performer or a coach.

All our A levels are taught by subject specialists.

What Next?

A-Level PE enables you to apply for higher education courses and careers in sports science, sports management, healthcare, or exercise and health. It can also complement further study in subjects such as biology, human biology, physics, psychology, nutrition and sociology.

A Levels can lead you onto many different career paths, including university to further develop your skills in your chosen subject(s).

'Oaklands has been very different from school, it has set me up for college, the tutors have been excellent, the environment brilliant and I have walked away today with an A*, 98% overall and got into my first choice university to study Physics.'George Milleret, Intensive Maths A Level

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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