What will be studied?

This course takes a multi-disciplinary approach, encouraging the development of different methods of enquiry, with the focal point being the performer and the performance. This course is based on the interaction between the theory and practice of Physical Education.

Mandatory Units:

Unit 1 – Fitness for Sport and Exercise (online exam). This includes the study of the components of fitness and training methods needed to improve performance

Unit 2 – Practical Sports Performance This includes performing practically in at least 2 sports

Unit 7 –  Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Performance (online exam). This includes the study of the parts of the body and how they are used during a sports performance

Optional Units

Students will also study another 5 units of work.

How will I be assessed?

The BTEC Sport course is assessed by 2 online exams, and a number of coursework based assignments for the optional units. Students will require an ability to organise their learning showing the ability to meet deadlines.

What next?

This course will provide a good background for vocational courses, in particular the Level 3 BTEC in Sport. The course also provides students with the ability to practice their coaching and leading of others in sporting activities which is useful for a variety of roles.

Further Information:

If you need any further information about studying BTEC Sport, please contact Mr Pickard

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