Level 3 Physical Education and Sports Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McAllister

Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course students must have earned 8 or more credits from the L2 Physical Education & Sports Science course, or have HOF approval.

This course provides learning experiences that will continue to develop students’ knowledge of Sports Science.  

It will also help further their knowledge of the role of sport in society and promote an understanding of the need for a physically active and healthy lifestyle. 

Course Overview

What is taught in courses varies from year to year. This course could include:
Each module includes both theory and practical work. The following topics are covered:

• Evaluating prior physical activity to devise strategies for life-long wellbeing.

• Experiencing investigation and analysis of a current issue related to Physical Activity.

• Sports Psychology and the way we learn skills.

• Creating a training plan for a physical activity outcome.

• Biomechanical analysis.


Health and Physical Education