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Sport at Colonel Frank Seeley School

Course description

Course Content The qualification is assessed entirely through coursework which allows a broad range of topics to be covered in detail. Student’s work is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Six units are chosen for the Subsidiary Diploma from:

1 Anatomy for Sport and Exercise

2 Sport and Exercise Physiology

3 Sport and Exercise Psychology

4 Research Methods for Sport and Exercise Sciences

5 Research Project in Sport and Exercise Sciences

6 Sports Biomechanics in Action

7 Exercise, Health and Lifestyle

8 Fitness testing for Sport and Exercise

9 Training and Fitness for Sport

10 Sport and Exercise Massage

11 Analysis of Sports Performance

12 Sports Nutrition

13 Current Issues in Sport

14 Instructing Physical Activity and Exercise

15 Sports Injuries

16 Sports Coaching

17 Practical Individual Sports

18 Practical Team Sports

19 Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

The BTEC qualifications allow students to study in a variety of ways which is ideal for those who enjoy a ‘hands-on’ approach. There are also plenty of opportunities for independent study which allows students to pursue their own particular interests in Sport and Sports Science.

Entry requirements

Students wishing to pursue this course will be expected to have gained 5 A*-C at GCSE Level or equivalent. A Grade B pass in GCSE PE or BTEC First Sport Merit would provide a distinct advantage.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colonel Frank Seeley School directly.

Last updated date: 28 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years