Sport and Physical Activity (CTEC single award) at Ponteland Community High School
WHO IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
Those who have a genuine i nterest in all aspects of sport
Most of the lessons are theory and classroom based and will require good IT skills.
Students who have good grades in Biology, Chemistry and Physics will h ave an advantage with some aspects of the physiology, biomechanics and a natomy aspects covered in units
Students should be highly motivated and be willing to work hard and independently
Students must be actively involved in sport, either playing, umpiring/refereeing or coaching, for school or a club
3 mandatory units:
Unit 1 : Body Systems and the effects of physical activity
Unit 2 : Sports Coaching and Leadership
Unit 3; Sports Organisation and Development
And optional units which may include :
Performance analysis in sport and exercise
Organisation of sports events
Biomechanics and movement analysis
Nutrition and diet for sports and exercise
Practical skills in sport and physical activity
Sport and exercise psychology
5 A - C grade including a C in GCSE Sports Studies if studied OR Maths and Science at grade C if you did not study GCSE Sport Studies
Coursework – Power - point presentations; Written assignments; Simulation; Formal observation; Questioning; Written tests.
All work will be externally assessed through a moderation process.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ponteland Community High School directly.