Year 9 Options 20/21 - Sport Studies

Examination Board:
Course Description:
BTEC Sport Studies is a flexible qualification which is made up of a number of different units. The vocational
learning style is completely different from traditional subjects. You may research topics and present results
in a wide variety of ways other than as written text.
How will students learn?
The lesson structure will vary throughout the course. There will be formal lessons which will be teacher
directed, where as other lessons will involve students taking responsibility for their learning. This could involve
working with others, contributing to discussions or independent learning. The course also offers a practical
element and for these unit’s students are required to provide suitable clothing to enable them to participate
effectively within the lesson.
How will the course be assessed?
Four Units:
Unit 1 External Assessment 60%
Unit 2 Internal Assessment
Unit 3 Internal Assessment
Unit 4 Internal Assessment
Education Pathways after Year 11:
Level 3 BTEC Sport
Physical Education AS/A Level
Active IQ
BTEC Science
Biology AS/A Level
Career Routes:
Personal Trainer
PE Teacher
Gym Manager
Fire Brigade