AN INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE
In Year 9, 10 and 11 the Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Sport is taught at Tile Cross Academy in practical and theoretical lessons.
The course comprises of 5 hours over the two week timetable, three of these hours will be in the classroom and 2 hours will be delivered practically. Students will study the following Units:
Unit 1—Fitness for Sport and Exercise
Unit 2—Practical Sports Performance
Unit 3—Training for Personal Fitness
Unit 5—The Sports Performer in Action
An emphasis throughout the course is placed on actively encouraging young people to participate in some form of physical activity during their leisure time and hopefully as a result develop an active and healthy lifestyle.
Participation and effort are key to achieving a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade in this subject.
It is a requirement that students bring in full PE kit to all BTEC Sport PE Lessons.