Sports Studies

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Sports Studies and PE Curriculum Intent


Sports Studies



Teaching staff:

Mr H Gill (Head of Subject)

Mrs N Sowerby

Mr J Ward

Mr M Payne

KS4 (Years 10 & 11) Course Title

BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Sport

KS4 (Years 10 & 11) Exam Board and Course Number


KS4 (Years 10 & 11) Course Details:

Unit 1: Fitness for Sport and Exercise

In this unit you will:

A know about the components of fitness and the principles of training

B explore different fitness training methods

C investigate fitness testing to determine fitness levels.

Unit 2: Practical Performance in Sport

In this unit you will:

A understand the rules, regulations and scoring systems for selected sports

B practically demonstrate skills, techniques and tactics in selected sports

C be able to review sports performance.

Unit 3: Applying the Principles of Personal Training

In this unit you will:

A design a personal fitness training programme

B know about the musculoskeletal system and cardiorespiratory system and the effects on the body during fitness training

C implement a self-designed personal fitness training programme to achieve own goals and objectives

D review a personal fitness training programme.

Unit 6: Leading Sports Activities

In this unit you will:

A know the attributes associated with successful sports leadership

B undertake the planning and leading of sports activities

C review the planning and leading of sports activities.

KS4 (Years 10 & 11) Number of lessons per week:

2 or 3

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