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Sport and Exercise at The Long Eaton School

Course description

KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE:

During the course you will

  •  Take part in a range of sports and exercise activities
  • Have a wider understanding and appreciation of health ‐ related fitness
  • Develop people, communication, planning and team ‐ working skills
  • Opportunity to progress to other vocational qualifications such as a Level 3 National in Sport or Sport and Exercise Sciences

WHAT WILL I LEARN ON THIS COURSE?

Compulsory unit 1 Body systems and the effects of physical activity

  • Unit 2 looks sports coaching and you will lead activities
  • Unit 3 looks at how sports is organised and the development
  • Unit 18 you will take part in sporting activities and assess your skills
  • Unit 19 you will look at how psychology plays a part in sport and exercise

Course content

MODULES/UNITS COVERED IN YEAR 12

This is a 2 ‐ year course You will study for a Level 3 Extended Certificate up to Distinction Star 180 guided hours

Units delivered

  • Body systems and the effects of physical activity – externally assessed
  • Sports coaching and activity leadership – externally assessed

MODULES/UNITS COVERED IN YEAR 13

  • Sports organisation and development – externally assessed
  • Practical skills in sport and physical activities
  • Sport and exercise psychology

Assessment

TYPE OF ASSESSMENT

Units will be assessed internally by staff and externally moderated. There are two written exams for this course. One in Year 12 and one in Year 13

You will produce a portfolio of work for each unit. Observation records, witness statements and video recordings makes up the rest of the evidence

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Long Eaton School directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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