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Brighton College

Brighton College

Physical Education

A-level Physical Education aims to enhance knowledge and increase understanding of the factors that affect performance and participation in sport.  The qualification aims to equip pupils with the skills and knowledge required for higher education or the world of work.  The course is split into three teaching areas over the two-years. During the first year pupils will study applied anatomy and physiology, skill acquisition and sport and society.  In the second year pupils will cover the topics of exercise physiology and biomechanics, sport psychology and technology in sport.