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Meadowhead School

Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

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.




Percentage of final mark

Written coursework



Practical performance


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 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.