PE - BTEC Level 3 in Sport and Exercise Sciences (Edexcel) at Churchdown School Academy
2 year course offered as part of a full time study programme
If you are considering a career in Sport whether this is in education, fitness, therapy, or performance, this course is aimed at you. You will learn through a mix of theory based and practical sessions to gain a solid grounding in all aspects of Sport. You’ll gain an insight to all areas of Sport. You will need to have studied GCSE PE and gained a minimum of a C grade. The content of the work you will have already studied at GCSE will set you on the route for this course.
Pathway 2: A combination of A levels and Level 3 Vocational Courses
• 5 A*to C Grades (Merits in BTEC and Vocational Courses) and meeting any subject specific requirements (see below)
Pathway 3: Level 3 Vocational Courses
• 5 A* to C Grades including Level 2 equivalents
All assessment is coursework based, this can however be presented in various aspects.
• Written Work
• Reports • Presentations
Deadlines will be set for all work and need to be kept completed on time.
In Year 12 students will complete four mandatory units
Unit 1: Principles in Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
Unit 2: The Physiology of Fitness
Unit 3: Assessing Risk in Sport
Unit 4: Fitness Training and Programming
In Year 13 students will also complete 3 further units that will be structured around the student’s strengths and further career needs.
BTEC is a diverse course which will challenge your understanding of a range of sport science areas. BTEC is coursework based and will require you to recall classroom information and to meet regular deadlines throughout the year.
BTEC in Sport is a Level 3 course and will give access to Higher Education Sports Awards
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Churchdown School Academy directly.