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BTEC National Sports and Exercise Science Level 3
Staff who teach the course Michelle Bradbury 6 th Form Course Leader 2 nd in PE Department Qualified Level 2 Gym Instructor Una Anthony PE Teacher Qualified Masseur Paul Meredith Head of Department Qualified Level 2 Gym Instructor Abigail Hacking Specialist Science Teacher
Background GCSE PE or Level 2 BTEC Sport would be very helpful. A keen/continued interest in Sport is essential. We expect: Performance Enthusiasm Attendance/Punctuality Knowledge
Popular Progression Pathways Undergraduate Degree A Levels GCSE BTEC National BTEC First AS Levels BTEC Higher National Employment Sport/Leisure Industry
BTEC National Sports and Exercise Science Level 3. Extended Diploma 15 hours per week. Equivalent to 3 A Levels. Accepted by Universities, up to 420 UCAS points. You will also study Values/Workskills/Enrichment
Delivery of Course The core units will be delivered first so… By Christmas, students achieve the Level 3 Certificate (1 AS Level) By Easter, students achieve the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (1 A level) By the end of Year 12, students achieve the Level 3 90 Credit Diploma (1.5 A Levels) By the end of Year 13, students achieve the Level 3 Extended Diploma (3 A Levels)
How Will My Work Be Assessed? On completion of each unit your work will be graded as a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Successful completion of this course is equivalent to that of 3 A-Levels. Throughout the Course you may also undertake external qualifications in Sports Massage, Sports Coaching and First Aid. No final examinations.
What Will I Study? The course is designed to ensure that high quality learning takes place in and out of the classroom. Units will include: Anatomy & Physiology Sports Psychology Sport & Exercise Massage Sports Injuries Sports Coaching Instructing Physical Activity & Exercise Work Experience in Sport OAA
Types of Assessment Different assessment methods are used throughout the course Written work Practical Performance PresentationsObservationsInterviews
Where Will I Be Taught? State of the art new Fitness Suite in 6 th Form Centre. Once inducted, students are able to use this facility. Computer Suites. Rehabilitation and Massage Rooms. Offsite Facilities. Work Experience Placement – students choose what field they wish to go into and we try our best to accommodate. Examples – Teaching Gym Gym Leisure Centre Leisure Centre Physiotherapy Physiotherapy
Results 2012 At Year 12: 1 student achieved a merit at Certificate Level before leaving for employment at Christmas. 16 students achieved the Subsidiary Diploma (1 A Level): 8 x Distinction* 4 x Distinction 4 x Distinction 4 x Merit 4 x Merit
BTEC National Sports and Exercise Science Following Exercise and Science pathway as oppose to Sport. More diverse and specialised units. To our knowledge we are the only Centre in Greater Manchester to offer this course. More employment opportunities/university prospects on completion of this course.
What Will The Course Prepare Me For? The Course is ideal for those wishing to follow a career in Sports Coaching or Teaching, Sports Physiotherapy, Treatment or Rehabilitation as well as Sports Management and Sports Psychology. Also suitable for those wanting to go into Higher Education.
Higher Education 10 Year 13 students applied through UCAS to go to University. 38 courses have been applied for in total. All students were offered places with grades varying from PPP to DDD. The majority of students received offers from all of their applications. Courses offered/applied for included Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Sports Coaching, Sports Development and Sport & Exercise Science.
Entry Requirements A keen interest in sport is essential A background in GCSE PE or BTEC Level 2 is desirable
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