L2 PE Academic Sports Science - Semester B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr I. Foreman

Level 2 PE Academic Sports Science - Semester B

Why should students take this course?

This course offer students a well rounded Physical Education Programme, incorporating biophysical principles, designing and participating in a personalised fitness programme.

What curriculum skills will students learn in this course? 

This course provides learning experiences which promote the understanding and importance of the need for a physically active and healthy lifestyle.

These learning experiences should also develop the understanding and skills that underpin successful physical activity and encourage continued participation in the future. 

You will design a personalised fitness programme and participate in your programme for six weeks during class time.

This course requires you to use your skills to work more independently and much of the course will require you to be self-motivated in order to meet set deadlines. You will be able to use your knowledge in an applied setting.  As well as succeeding academically, you will have the opportunity to be involved in challenging sports activities.

Important information

Students who want to gain a subject endorsement will also need to take this subject in Semester B.  

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Full set of PE mufti gear and sports shoes for each practical session.
Chromebook required per 2021 BYOD policy.

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Level 1 PE Challenge your body

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91328 v2 Physical Education 2.2 - Demonstrate understanding of how and why biophysical principles relate to the learning of physical skills
A.S. 91329 v2 Physical Education 2.3 - Demonstrate understanding of the application of biophysical principles to training for physical activity
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.


Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.