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Sport Cambridge Technical Level 3 at St Ivo School

Course description

This course is for students with an interest in sport and the sports industry. You will cover topics including coaching, health, fitness, injury, local and national sport and the sports industry. The course has a strong practical emphasis and includes work experience visits to sporting facilities to learn, study and practice new skills.

Course content

In Year 12 students undertake the Introductory Diploma in Sport. This comprises of 7 units and is equivalent to 1 A level. In Year 13 students complete a further 6 units. Together with the units studied in Year 12, this will lead to a Diploma in Sport, which is equivalent to 2 A levels. All units are centre-assessed and externally moderated by OCR. The full qualification and units from this course are graded as Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction star.

Entry requirements

Entry to St Ivo Sixth Form is dependent on attitude to learning and behaviour as well as examination performance. This is set out in a separate document called “Sixth Form Entry Requirements” which is available on the school website. Some subjects will also have subject specific requirements.

Future opportunities

You can study Sport Studies/Sports Science or Physical Education teaching at degree level. Many jobs in the sport and leisure industry are now looking at Sports Studies/PE as an essential background for future development. Sports Studies is also an advantage when applying for roles in leisure management, gym instruction and sports coaching.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Ivo School directly.

Last updated date: 15 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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    • St Ivo School is situated in the town of St Ives. The sixth form offers nearly 40 subjects at a variety of levels and produces excellent exam results leading to students achieving their higher education and employment outcomes.