Fifth and Sixth Year

Modern Physical Education consists of certificated courses which offer UCAS accredited pathways into Higher and further education.  Kirkintilloch High School offers pupils in S5 and S6 the opportunity to undertake a certificated Physical Education course. Courses leading to National Qualifications are offered at three levels:
 

All courses provide candidates with the opportunity to study Physical Education at a challenging level and develop critical and imaginative practice in order to achieve a detailed understanding of practical performance and the ways it can be improved. Courses are designed to serve the needs of those pupils who wish to study the subject as part of their general education and candidates who wish to use the subject to help them access further or Higher education. The level at which pupils are presented is dependent on their previous experience and attainment in physical education. Candidates and parents of candidates who wish to apply to University should be aware that UCAS awards the same number of Tariff Points to all subjects. 

 

Higher

 

UCAS Tariff

Points

A

B

C

D

80

65

50

36

Source www.ucas.co.uk