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Why should I study this subject?

This subject will build on your passion for sport and allow you to learn how sport impacts upon society. You will develop your sporting skills in two sports and also develop your leadership and officiating skills. If you like sport and want to learn more this will be a fantastic opportunity.

What will I study?

You will learn about

Contemporary Studies- This is how sport impacts on society and how it develops characteristics and values.

You will develop your sporting skills in two sports- You will do this with a lesson focused on practical performance and you will also plan to improve your sporting skills

You will develop your officiating in one sport

Sport and the Media- You will learn how sport and the media work together and how commercialism impacts upon our society

Sports Leadership-You will develop your leadership skills and organise an event.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in 4 units each worth 25%

In year 10 you will study

1. Contemporary Studies Exam RO51 – 1 hour exam

2. Practical Sports RO52

In year 11 you will study

3. Sports Leadership R053

4. Sport and the Media RO54

What skills will I learn?

You will not only develop your sporting skills but you will also develop your leadership and organisational skills. This course is ideal for anyone looking to develop interpersonal skills that are transferable to any working environment

What equipment will I need?

You will need full PE kit and your normal classroom equipment.

How will this subject develop my sense of character and culture?

All aspects of character and culture are covered within PE

Diversity- through how we look at potential sporting barriers

Inclusion – How we develop this in our society

Teamwork- How you work as part of a team

Leadership- through leading activities

How sport helps to develop positive values and characteristics

Aspirations- How we plan to improve performance through goal setting

Where can this subject take me?

You may decide to continue your study of sport to Post-16 level and pursue a career in one of the following professions; Health industry, Personal Training, Medicine, Sports Coaching, Refereeing, Performance analyst.

Your teacher will be happy to share knowledge of linked professions with you.

Where can I find out more?

What other subjects would compliment my learning in this qualification?

The Curriculum Team

Mr T Carroll
Teacher of Physical Education
Miss L Hodgkiss
Teacher of Physical Education/Sport
Mr T Machin
Teacher of Physical Education
Mrs A Maddock
Leader of Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG)
Miss H Rockliff
Assistant Headteacher
Miss K Scorer
Teacher of Physical Education/Sport
Mr I Taylor
Director of Physical Education/Sport