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

Resources to support A-level PE, Unit 2

Task 2.3 - National Study

Builds on Task 2.2 by extending a student's opportunities to research the national provision, at elite levels, in at least one (1) of their chosen roles.

This task is marked out of 15.

National Study Checklist

Key content

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Detailed overview of the national provision of the chosen activity

 

Roles and responsibilities of national governing body

 

Key pathways for chosen role identified

 

Key provision for chosen role identified

 

Description of progress from first elite to area/county level through to national level / selection

 

Description of the role of any sporting academies UK World Class Programme/Professional Club case study?

 

Relevant talent identification programmes

 

Role of national governing bodies and professional sports associations in supporting pathway/ ACE model/players associations

 

Description of development schemes /opportunities available to participants in chosen activity

 

Sources of funding/income to NGB and/or participants

 

Description of additional agencies and their role in supporting NGB and/or participants

 

Opportunities for disabled participants, including reference to adapted games and national teams etc

 

Critique of any gender issues

 

Analysis, which might include:
Possible areas for further development based on evidence gathered
Funding issues
Limitations of facilities/support from other agencies
Lack of opportunities for identified groups

 

Contextualised case studies

 

Appendix of factual data to support the objectivity of the study

 

Bibliography /references included

 

Exemplar Materials

 exemplars for A Level in PE:

Football Laws of the Game