Sport and Physical Activity Level 3 at Bury St Edmunds County Upper School
This qualification is for students who want to study sport, leisure or fitness. It is not just about being able to play sport, but will provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress into Higher Education on a sport-related programme
such as Sport and Physical Education, Sport Science, Sport Coaching and Development or Sport and Leisure Management. It will also allow students to progress into sport-related
Studying this qualification will enable students to develop their knowledge and understanding of sports science and develop those skills recognised by higher education institutions and employers to be most important.
The qualification also offers students an opportunity to develop transferable skills such as problem-solving, team work, research, analytical skills, time management and communication as part of their applied learning.
Students who wish to study GCE Advanced level courses are required to have passed at least five GCSE or equivalent level two courses at grades 5-9 including a minimum of grade 5 in the subjects they wish to study. Most students
attempting A level courses will have more than this minimum. In subjects not taught at GCSE a 5 in a related subject is required (for example, a 5/6 in English would enable a student to study Politics).
Body systems and the effects of physical activity
• Sports coaching and activity leadership
• Sports organisation and development
•+ two further units
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bury St Edmunds County Upper School directly.
Last updated date: 15 January 2018