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A-level PE - Unit 2: The Critical Sports Performer: Local Study

Resources to support A-level PE, Unit 2

Task 2.2 - Local Study

Requires students to undertake independednt research into the provision (access, opportunites, funding, resources), locally, for one (1) physical activity in all the roles.

This task is marked out of 15.

Local Study Checklist

Key content

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Detailed overview of community provision - including high factual content

 

Roles and responsibilities of local governing body

 

Provision and opportunities at grass roots level. Examples might include:
Schools (primary/secondary), curricular/extra-curricular/leagues
Holiday coaching schemes/NGB schemes
Role of local professional clubs in providing community programmes

 

First elite provision at school and in clubs
Leagues/age groups/male/female/competitions
Role of sports college / sports partnerships
Sports Leaders

 

Description / example of local private sector involvement

 

Description / example of local public sector involvement

 

Description / example of local voluntary sector involvement

 

Funding agencies and other organisations involved in supporting the sport locally with named example

 

Opportunity for disabled performers – nearest provision referred to

 

Critique of any gender issues

 

Reference to provision for three practical roles

 

Analysis:
Strengths and weaknesses
Comparison to other sports/gaps in provision
Possible development opportunities based on evidence gathered

 

Contextualised case studies

 

Appendix of factual data to support objectivity of study

 

Bibliography/references included

 

Exemplar Materials

 exemplars for A Level in PE:

Biomechanical comparison between Netball & Basketball Shooting