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Sport and Physical Activity Level 3 at Bury St Edmunds County Upper School

Course description

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
apprenticeships.

Course content

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.

Entry requirements

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).

Assessment

Body systems and the effects of physical activity
*Written examination
25%
• Sports coaching and activity leadership
Internal assessment
25%
• Sports organisation and development
*Written examination
16.7%
•+ two further units
Internal assessment
16.7% each

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
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