SPORT SCIENCE Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity at Knole Academy
Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport and Physical Activity.
Examination Board: OCR
The Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate is the equivalent to one A' Level.
Three mandatory units must be completed plus two optional units to achieve the
- Body systems and the effect of physical activity. Eternally assessed exam(1hr 30 minute paper).
- Sports coaching and activity in leadership. Internally assessed assignment.
- Sports organisation and development. Externally assessed exam (1hr paper).
- Plus two optional units which are internally assessed assignments.
Five or more GCSE qualifications at grade C (equivalent) or above including English
and Science at grade 5.
Two Years. Students will be assessed throughout Year 1 through internal assessment,
mock exams and, where available, external exams. Students need to demonstrate
strong performance in all assessments to gain entry to year 2
40% exam / 60% coursework.
Assignments are internally marked and externally moderated. Exams are set by
ORC and are exterbally marked. Studends are awarded an overall grade at the
end of the 2 years. They will receive either a pass, merit , distinction or
This qualification is not just about being able toplay sport, it will provide
learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to porgress into Higher
Education on a sport-related programme such as Sport and Physical Education,
Sport Science, Sport Coaching and Development or Sport and Leisure
The units will give learners and understanding of sport within the wider contexts
of coaching and leadership, anatomy and physiology and the body's short and
long term responses to physical activity., Learners will also develop
transferable skills such as planning, communication, adaptability and
How to apply
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