Participation in Sport develops students’ advanced skills and techniques in increasingly demanding situations. Students are taught to use advanced strategies including choreographic concepts and develop skills in a variety of roles e.g. performer, coach, official.
Students are taught the importance of exercise in relation to personal, social and mental health and well-being and are equipped with sufficient knowledge to develop their own exercise and activity programmes in and out of school.
The aims and objectives of this qualification are to enable students to:
Students will be assessed through an exam (externally assessed) and coursework (internally assessed).
Students can progress from this qualification to further study of sport or physical education at Sixth Form, college and university, as well as apprenticeships and other training, employment in a related sector. Career opportunities include sports coaching, teaching, uniformed public services, physiotherapy, leisure management, professional sport and health and fitness.