EDEXCEL BTEC Level 2 First Award in Sport

What will I do on this course?

You will have two or three lessons per week to complete this course.

You will cover the following potential modules:

  1. Fitness for Sport and Exercise
  2. Practical Sports Performance
  3. The Sports Performer in Action/Training for Personal Fitness
  4. Leading Sports Activities

How will I be assessed?

You will have assignments in each module, there are 4 grades: pass, merit, distinction and Level 1. You will also have an exam at the end of Year 10.

 

 

Timing

Percentage of final mark

Written coursework

Continuous

75%

Practical performance

Continuous

Part of the final mark

External Assessment (exam)

Various opportunities throughout the year

25% of final mark

What skills do I need?

  • To be well motivated to produce written coursework on a regular basis. Homework and assignments will be set every week.
  • Good ICT skills.
  • To be organised and meet regular deadlines.
  • Be prepared to be a role model for younger students with behaviour, attitude and kit.
  • A strong interest in sport that could lead to further study.

Where will I find out more information?

Speak to Mr Allen or Miss Dunbar

Search for btec@edexcel.com/BTEC in Sport

Any other essential information?

 

  • You must wear Meadowhead PE kit at all times.
  • You will need to complete homework on a regular basis.
  • This BTEC qualification gains the equivalent points of 1 GCSE A*-C grades.