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Sport at Ysgol Llanhari

Course description

There is a wide range of units, which gives the opportunity to cater
for the students needs. Students must produce a substantial file on
every unit of work. There are a variety of ways that the students can
display their knowledge including written reports, oral presentations
in the classroom, power point presentations, posters and information
leaflets and practical work on video. Students work as a team as
individuals and in pairs. Students are given extended opportunities
within the world of sport that take them out of the classroom.
Contacts are made with the Sport, Leisure and Health industries.

Course content

12 Units have to be completed over the 2 Year period. This is an
example of how the units are shared into 3 main areas.
Practical Experience. Students must offer at least 2 activities to a high
standard. Two team activities & 2 individual activities where skills,
rules and regulations are studied. The role of Officials in sport. Sports
leaders. Fitness testing. Training and Fitness for sport.

Sport Industry links & experiences:- Health & Safety in Sport. Sports
Development. Sports in Society. Sports Leadership. Sports Coaching.
Experiences in the Community:- Exercise, Health & Lifestyles.
Nutrition for Health. Working with Children.

Entry requirements

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There is no examination.
Students must keep to deadlines for every piece of work. Student’s
work is continually assessed as they complete the work according to
requirements. There is the opportunity to re-draft the work as many
times as necessary before the final draft. Verbal and written feedback
is given on every piece of work with specific targets on how to
improve and succeed.

Future opportunities

The course gives a solid foundation for the study of different aspects
of Physical Education in a range of further and higher education
colleges, from the vocational through to the degree courses in Sport
Science. It can also lead to employment within the industries of
Health and Fitness, Nutrition and Leisure.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Llanhari directly.

Last updated date: 31 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September