Sports Studies - KS4

WHO’S WHO?

Progress Leader: Miss M. Whinnett/Mrs S. McKay
Teaching Staff: Mr J. Callaghan, Mr S. Priestley, Mrs P Vercell, 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:

A variety of different live sporting events e.g. World Cup, Wimbledon, The Masters, The Rugby League Grand Final
Eliud Kipchoge
Lance Armstrong – Sport’s Biggest Cheat.
Sportsmanship. Why is it important?

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.

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Physical Education Learning Journey

Oct 18
What a fantastic night for our Y10 netballers at the district tournament. 4 games played, 4 games won! 🏆 #champions https://t.co/PoV5T90GDw
Oct 13
A huge well done to Daisy in Y7 who won a gold medal at the Northwest Acrobatic Gymnastics Preliminary competition… https://t.co/CpDzzNXaTQ
Oct 13
Well done to the Y7 & Y8 netball teams who competed at the district tournament last night. 4th place for both teams… https://t.co/tvG1iWa95l
Oct 08
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