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Applied Sport (Double) at Wickersley School and Sports College

Course description

This subject will be offered in Option Blocks B and C only as a Double Option.

The diploma suite is equivalent to two A levels and can be studied alongside other A levels. Designed in collaboration with experts spanning the breadth of the sector, the Cambridge Technicals in Sport and Physical Activity focuses on the skills, knowledge and understanding that today’s universities and employers demand.


Course content


  • Body systems – Exam
  • Sports injuries and rehabilitation
  • Sports organisation and development – Exam
  • Sports coaching and activity leadership
  • Practical skills in sport and physical activity
  • Health and fitness testing for sport and physical activity



  • Working Safely in sport and exercise – Exam
  • Organisation of Sports Events
  • Sport and exercise psychology
  • Performance analysis in sport and exercise
  • Physical activity for specific groups

Entry requirements

The minimum qualification for entry into the Sixth Form is 5 4 grades including Maths and English, although there are specific entry requirements for some of our option subjects.

A student’s suitability for their chosen subjects will also be taken into account, even if they meet the 5 4 grades threshold.

Applicants will need to have a proven record of good or excellent effort and attendance in Year 11 in order to qualify for a place, verified by a suitable reference.


For the diploma suite, you will be assessed by exams and coursework. There are 11 units of work, 3 exam units and 8 coursework units.

Future opportunities

These qualifications aim to develop students’ knowledge, understanding and skills of the essentials of Sport and Physical Activity. The course accumulates points towards university application in courses such as; Sports Coaching, Sport and Exercise Science, Sport and Physical Activity, Sports development, Physical Education.

Further information

Please consult our Option Blocks before making your selection.

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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.

Last updated date: 09 October 2018
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