PE

PE

What is included in the course?

Y9 OCR Cambridge National in Sport Studies (Compulsory and for all Y9 students and introduced from September 2019)

How will I be assessed?

Students will learn from 4 different Unit areas:

  • Sport and the media (Theory based coursework completed in Y9)
  • Developing Sport Skills (Practical activities and theory coursework completed in Y9)
  • Contemporary issues in Sport (Theory based examined unit completed in Y10)
  • Developing knowledge and skills in outdoor activities. (Practical and theory coursework completed in Y10)
  • Each Unit is worth 60 marks so the total mark to be achieved is out of 240 marks.

Y10 AND Y11 OCR Cambridge National in Sport Science course. (Current Y10 and Y11)

How will I be assessed?

Students will learn from 4 different Unit areas:

  • Applying the principles of training (Theory and practical based coursework completed in Y9 and Y10)
  • Reducing the risk of sports injuries (Theory based examined unit completed in Y10 and re-sit in Y11 if needed)
  • Sports nutrition (Theory based coursework unit completed in Y10)
  • Technology in Sport. (Theory based coursework unit completed in Y11)
  • Each Unit is worth 60 marks so the total mark to be achieved is out of 240 marks

What grades are available?

This course is worth a full GCSE ranging from a Level 1 Pass to a Level 2 Distinction* (Please see the table to the left the GCSE grade conversion for each level of the qualification.)

Recommended reading?

Cambridge National Level 1/2 Sport Studies (OCR Hodder Education)

Career Progression

This course will prepare students for the OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical extended certificate in Sport and Physical Activity that our 6th form offers and a career in the sports industry.

Who should I contact for more information?

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