BTEC Sport at King Ecgbert
All areas of sport are studied:-
In addition to core units, our course has been tailored to suit different routes into sports related careers.
Examples of Core Units include:
· Anatomy and Physiology in Sport
· The Physiology of Fitness
· Assessing Risk in Sport
· Fitness Testing for Sport and Exercise
· Fitness Training and Programming
· Sports Coaching
· Sport Development
· Practical Individual Sport
· Outdoor and Adventure Activities
· Sports Nutrition
· Leadership in Sport
· Exercise, Health and Lifestyle
· Work Experience in Sport
The PE department will review any applicant but may not accept an applicant if the following requirements are not met:
- A genuine interest in sport and surrounding issues.
- Grade 4 or above in GCSE/PE or Merit in BTEC Level 2 Sport.
Each case looked at on individual basis.
BTECs are assessed by a series of assignments. Students will complete them throughout their course either individually or in groups. Assignments will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction. These grades are roughly equivalent to A-level grades E, C and A.
There will be additional costs for the use and hire of off-site sports facilities. No more than £5 per off-site session. Students are required to make their own way to off-site sessions.
The course will lay the foundation for further study of sport or related subjects in higher education.
Possible careers include: PE Teacher, Sports Coaching, Sports Development plus many positions within the Fitness, Sport and Leisure Industries.
Outstanding results. All students achieve target grades and most significantly beyond. 2018 results 100% Distinction/Distinction*.
Trips, visits and extra-curricular
Although much of the course will be run at King Egbert School some of aspects will be run off-site at local sport and leisure centres.
This will take place once a week alongside studies. Some off-site activities on offer will include Squash, Indoor Climbing, Diving and use of a fully equipped local Gym.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.