SPORTS STUDIES - KS4

 

Physical Education Learning Journey

 

WHO’S WHO?

Progress Leader: Mrs S. McKay

Assistant Progress Leader:  Mrs M Callaghan
Teaching Staff: Mr J. Callaghan, Mr S. Priestley, Mrs S. McKay
Link Governor: Mr P. Sharples

COURSE INFORMATION

Cambridge National in Sport Studies enables students to develop and apply knowledge of sports-related activities, with a particular focus on officiating. They explore contemporary issues in sport, different ways of being involved in the sports industry, and the impact of sport on wider society.

COURSE CONTENT

The Cambridge Nationals in Sport Studies take a more sector-based focus, whilst also encompassing some core sport/physical education themes. Learners have the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge about different types of sport and physical activity, skills development and sports leadership to their own practical performance. They will learn about contemporary issues in sport such as funding, participation, ethics and role models, and sport and the media. Learners will develop an appreciation of the importance of sport locally and nationally, different ways of being involved in sport and of how this shapes the sports industry.

COURSE ASSESSMENT

The course will consist of the 4 following units. Two units are mandatory and 2 unit are optional. Each unit is equivalent to 25% of the course. All units have 4 learning outcomes of content which will be covered in the classroom and also practically.

Mandatory

  • R051- Contemporary issues in sport (External exam)
  • R052- Developing sports skills (Coursework)

Optional

  • R053- Sport leadership (Coursework)
  • R056- Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities (Coursework)

 

 

YEAR 10

   

TERM

UNIT OF STUDY

KEY SKILLS / LEARNING

Autumn/Spring
HT 1,2 & 3

R053 – Sports Leadership

LO1: Know the personal qualities, styles, roles and responsibilities associated with effective sports leadership
LO2: Be able to plan a sports activity session
LO3: Be able to deliver a sports activity session
LO4: Be able to evaluate own performance in delivering a sports activity session

Spring/Summer
HT 4, 5 & 6

R056 - Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities

LO1: Know about different types of outdoor activities and their provision
LO2: Understand the value of participating in outdoor activities
LO3: Be able to plan an outdoor activity
LO4: Be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills during outdoor activities

Summer
(1 lesson a week)
HT 6

R051 - Contemporary issues in sport

L01: Understand the issues which affect participation in sport
L02: Know about the role of sport in promoting values
L03: Understand the importance of hosting major sporting events
L04: Know about the role of national governing bodies in sport

YEAR 11

   

Autumn
HT 1 & 2

R051 - Contemporary issues in sport

L01: Understand the issues which affect participation in sport
L02: Know about the role of sport in promoting values
L03: Understand the importance of hosting major sporting events
L04: Know about the role of national governing bodies in sport

Spring
HT 3 & 4

R052 - Developing sports skills

LO1: Be able to use skills, techniques and tactics/strategies/compositional ideas as an individual performer in a sporting activity (Y10)
LO2: Be able to use skills, techniques and tactics/strategies/compositional ideas as a team performer in a sporting activity (Y10)
LO3: Be able to officiate in a sporting activity
LO4: Be able to apply practice methods to support improvement in a sporting activity

Summer
HT 5

Resubmission opportunities

 

ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Inclusive lunchtime and after school clubs in the following activities: Football, Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Gymnastics, Dance, Table Tennis, Basketball, Trampolining, Athletics, Rounders, Tennis, Cricket.
  • Other Trips/ Visits: Ski trip, Outdoor Education Lake District trip, Live sporting events – included in the past – Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Super league netball games, Netball World Cup, Wigan Athletic Team of the Match.
  • Focus areas: Trek to Tokyo – Inter-house week Olympic based activities, Whole School Olympic week, Fit Fridays, Wellbeing Wednesdays.

A LEVEL/BTEC REQUIREMENTS:

Students are usually required to have a Grade 9 – 5 (level 2) pass at GCSE to enter AS/A2.

  • A Level Physical Education

For a level 3 vocational programme, students will be expected to have gained: 5 GCSE grades at Grade 4 (L2P) or above, including GCSE English Language.

  • OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical in Sport Physical Activity.
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma Sport and Exercise Science
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma Sport Coaching and Development (Football)
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma Sports Science

HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR CHILD'S LEARNING

R051: Contemporary issues in sport revision guide

WHERE TO GO:

  • Various local stadia
  • Football museum, Manchester
  • Local Sporting facilities
  • Local Outdoor activity centres

WHAT TO WATCH:

WHAT TO READ:

  • Sporting Autobiographies e.g. Steven Gerrard, Mo Farah, Sir Alex Ferguson, Pep Guardiola, Michael Phelps
  • Newspaper articles – Sport section
  • Sporting Blogs

ONLINE:

 

Sporting Podcasts – Leadership

 

Planning a sports session

 

https://www.brianmac.co.uk/

 

https://www.topendsports.com/

 

The FA

 

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/

 

https://www.sportengland.org/

 

FUTURE CAREERS:

Armed services, Sports journalism, Sport retailer (shops), Sport broadcaster, Sports management, Sport administration, Sports coaching, Health promotion, Sports medicine, Community sports, Outdoor pursuits, Sports science, Diving, Physiotherapist, Teaching, Fitness instructor, Police force, Travel and tourism, Ground keeping, Professional sport, Physiology, Sports psychologist, Movement therapist.