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BTEC Sport is a popular option for those students that benefit from applying their knowledge via a variety of styles of assignments in addition to an external exam. Throughout Y9, Y10 and Y11 students build up their level of understanding of the content and develop the skills they need to succeed in this Sport qualification. Students study the following range of topics, although the order of activities may vary:

Year 9

The Year 9 curriculum is focussed on engagement in the practical aspects of Sport using a wide variety of examples that students can participate in.

  • Fitness testing
  • Components of fitness
  • Training methods
  • Practical performances in team and individual activities
  • Review of practical performances

Year 10

  • Sports leadership
  • Planning sporting activities
  • Components of fitness
  • Principles of training
  • Fitness training methods

Year 11

  • Designing a training programme
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Cardiorespiratory system
  • Conduct a training programme