Here, you’ll find everything you need to study for or to teach the Edexcel GCE AS and A level in Physical Education, including key documents and the latest news.

Students of our Edexcel A level in PE will develop an understanding of the relationship between skill, strategy, and body and mind readiness in ensuring performance in roles such as performer, leader and official.

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Edexcel A level Physical Education specification
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Qualification type:
AS and A level
Physical Education
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UK and international
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Our Edexcel A level Physical Education specification, written by practising teachers and assessors, takes a refreshing and innovative approach to the study of PE and sport at an advanced level.

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Our Edexcel A level in Physical Education allows you to take on the roles of ‘performer’, ‘leader’ or ‘official’, making it suitable for all abilities. 

You'll learn about sport from the grassroots to the elite level, and the development of competitive sport. Healthy lifestyles, fitness and training, and preparation for sports performance are also covered extensively.

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