P.E. Bridging Work

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Welcome to A-Level P.E. Below is some work you could complete if you intend to study A-Level Physical Education in September. It is designed to introduce some of the concepts that you will be looking at when you start the course.

You will need to buy the textbooks detailed below:

AQA PE for A-level 1: Year 1 and AS

Authors: Carl Atherton, Symond Burrows, Ross Howitt and Sue Young
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781471859564

AQA for PE for A-level 2: Year 2

Authors: Carl Atherton, Symond Burrows, Sue Young and Ross Howitt
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781471859595

  1. Read the handbook, course overview/SOW and specification (from the website) along with the textbook, to begin to familiarise yourself with the topic areas being covered during the course and the NEA practical elements of the course. AQA A-level Physical Education Handbook
  2. Complete the Student Information Sheet.
  3. Familiarise yourself with the Subject Specific Terminology used within the course.
  4. Complete these tasks. Use the internet to help with your findings, and websites on the reading lists, as well as the course text book if bought.
  5. Background Reading:
    1. Choose between three and five documentaries of your interest from the What Can I Watch and Read? list and make notes related to the topic areas on the course.
    2. Consider a magazine subscription to PE Review published by Hodder Education. (The College Library has a print subscription to PE Review.)
    3. Alternatively, take a look at some of these websites and YouTube channels:
      1. http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/physical-education/as-and-a-level
      2. www.brianmac.co.uk
      3. www.teachpe.com
      4. www.mypeexam.com
      5. My PE Exam – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtQWDngwhYgmMjKyzZy2dUQ
      6. The PE Tutor – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUVsiR-1u_oSZ32CHQmD4Ug
      7. James Morris – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCChU8cYZY5xpQ7pBIklu3Xw

    Any queries or concerns, please feel free to email Mrs Holt (Subject Leader for PE): aholt@ng6.unity-ed.uk