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Level 3 Sport at Formby High School

Course description

Formby High School has an outstanding Physical Education department and offers a diverse, challenging and innovative curriculum for Sport and Physical Education. Our BTEC Sport course is exciting and engaging, and ideal for those wishing to develop sports leadership alongside practical skills.

The course provides you with the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills, techniques, personal traits and attitudes that are attractive to employers in all areas. If you have a wide - ranging interest in sport and you would like to follow a course that is both challenging and engaging, BTEC Sport may be for you. It is for anyone who enjoys both practical performance and developing their knowledge of theoretical concepts in sport.

Course content

This BTEC course is designed to provide a broad understanding of sport and to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in the relevant field. The emphasis is to apply learning in a practical and realistic way in a vocational setting.

This BTEC course will appeal to you if:

  • you have a keen interest in sport
  • you enjoy studying a sub ject which is relevant to your own life and experience
  • you want the opportunity to carry out practical research in psychology , sports management, practical perform ance and other sporting concept
  • you enjoy working in practical business.

During Year 12 you will complete two units to qualify for a BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Sport.

In Year 13 you will study a further three units to qualify for the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Sport. The units are tailored to suit the pathways in which you are interested.

Entry requirements

Students will require a C grade in GCSE Physical Education (if studied) or demonstrable interest in and commitment to sport .

Future opportunities

With a BTEC Level 3 qualification in Sport, you have access to a wide range of possible careers and higher education opportunities. You may, alternatively, decide to use this qualification to go directly into employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Formby High School directly.

Last updated date: 09 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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