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Physical Education

Physical Education is an increasingly respected and popular subject for study at A level, covering many scientific and sociological aspects of sport, as well as an in-depth analysis of performance itself.

We have a long history of sporting excellence at Worksop College, boasting a number of sporting greats across Cricket, Hockey and Rugby.

Study PE at A level, and you will develop many different skills - making it an enjoyable and challenging subject. There is no pre-requisite for the course, but candidates should be aware that the fast pace of work covered makes a GCSE at PE, useful. This course sits well alongside many other option combinations and is accepted by universities as an entry requirement for a broad variety of courses.

You’ll have the opportunity to specialise in one sport, develop an ability to coach or officiate - as well as apply your knowledge of the subject matter to a piece of coursework relating to your own practical strengths.

You’ll also look at sports psychology and energy systems - as well as the impact that technology and nutrition can have on performance.

This subject is for you: if you have a passion for physical fitness and the way the body works. You will have an interest in nutrition and will enjoy challenging yourself, physically. This course is for you whether you’re a sports performer, or an enthusiast.


70% examination

20% practical performance

10% coursework

Subject Level Year Group Exam Board
Music GCE LVI Pearson
PE GCE UVI Eduquas